BM Instrumental Performance Course Plan

This is an example course plan based on the 2021-2022 University Catalog; your actual schedule may deviate from this example. Your faculty advisor will work with you to select appropriate courses.

As an IWU student, it is your responsibility to track your progress each semester towards completing graduation requirements using the MyIWU degree audit tool.

Year 1

Fall Semester

  • MUS 103 Music Theory I
  • MUS 181 Freshman Applied Major
  • MUS 100A Keyboard Basics (or proficiency)  
  • MUS 014 Colloquia in Music
  • Ensemble
  • Second Language (or proficiency)
  • Gateway Colloquium
  • General Education Course

Spring Semester

  • MUS 104 Music Theory II
  • MUS 124 Life Soundtracks
  • MUS 183 Freshman Applied Major
  • MUS 100B Keyboard Basics (or proficiency)
  • MUS 15X Experiencing the Live Performance of Concert Repertoire
  • Ensemble
  • Second Language (or proficiency)
  • General Education Course
Year 2

Fall Semester

  • MUS 203 Music Theory III
  • MUS 201 Survey of Western Art Music I
  • MUS 291 Sophomore Applied Major
  • MUS 205 Functional Piano I
  • MUS 15X Experiencing the Live Performance of Concert Repertoire
  • Ensemble
  • General Education Course

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