The Bachelor of Science in Performance is designed for students seeking a liberal arts degree in music that focuses on preparing them for a career as a performer. The curriculum of this program is designed to ensure that students receive a solid grounding in the fundamentals of music theory and history, while receiving individual instruction in their vocal or instrumental specialty. Students also participate in various musical ensembles appropriate to their area of musical study. After completion, students earning the this degree generally pursue advanced performance degrees in graduate school or immediately enter the field as performers. Many become professionals in other areas while still performing professionally.
Elective credits and core course choices allow you to tailor your studies to fit your needs.
Outcomes can include graduate school, working as a performer, or even teaching certification after graduation.
HSU has numerous ensembles to hone your skills, and numerous opportunities to perform in the community.
All courses can be found in the catalog:
Required Courses for B.S. Music Performance
Performance Concentration MUPS (4 credits)
Electives (15 credits)
A music audition is required to be accepted as a Performance Concentration for the Bachelor of Science degree.
Music Admissions, Auditions, & Scholarship Information
The B.S. in Music Performance prepares students with the skills that are necessary for a variety of careers in music and other professions. Additionally, the degree prepares students to pursue a graduate degree in performance, or post-graduate teaching certification.
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