Student Learning Outcomes

Bachelor of Music in Theory

OVERARCHING

The School of Music Bachelor of Music graduate demonstrates synthesis of all degree-related student learning outcomes (degree-specific, overall musicianship, knowledge, and skill) through expertise displayed in the degree capstone experience (see student learning outcomes and capstone experiences/assessment for designated degree).

The School of Music Bachelor of Music graduate demonstrates musical expertise by displaying musicianship expected for distinctive success in the professional field.

The School of Music Bachelor of Music graduate demonstrates competency of foundational musical knowledge related to music theory, analysis, and history.

The School of Music Bachelor of Music graduate demonstrates proficiency in musical skills related to aural skills and keyboard musicianship, and to a functional competence in music technology.

THEORY

Content Knowledge: The Bachelor of Music in Music Theory graduate demonstrates a rich, thorough understanding of content and skill knowledge pertaining to proficiency of performance/musicianship, preliminary knowledge of music theories, skill in music analysis, and the written/visual/aural presentation of analytic ideas.

Pedagogical Skill: The Bachelor of Music in Music Theory graduate demonstrates a clear vision of theory curricula appropriate for high school and undergraduate students, and demonstrates preparedness to develop sound plans and techniques for teaching music theory and musicianship. The graduate demonstrates classroom keyboard competency and emerging pedagogical skills.

Technology: The Bachelor of Music in Music Theory graduate effectively utilizes technology to enhance learning and professional growth.

Counterpoint and Composition: The Bachelor of Music in Music Theory graduate demonstrates competency in music writing within diverse stylistic idioms, including 16th and 18th century counterpoint and tonal and post-tonal model composition.

GENERAL STUDIES

The Bachelor of Music graduate demonstrates the ability to find and use relevant information from a variety of sources to communicate sophisticated viewpoints regarding music and other subjects.

The Bachelor of Music graduate demonstrates fundamental knowledge of at least one discipline in the social/behavioral sciences: anthropology, economics, politics, psychology, and sociology.

The Bachelor of Music graduate demonstrates fundamental knowledge of at least one discipline in the humanities—art history, English, history, foreign languages, philosophy, religious studies, and speech communication.

The Bachelor of Music graduate demonstrates fundamental quantitative skill or scientific understanding through study in one of the following: biology, chemistry, health sciences, mathematics, and physics.

The Bachelor of Music graduate demonstrates significant skills in written communication.
 

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