A Christian College of the Liberal Arts & Sciences

Bachelor of Music in Instrumental Performance

Degree Requirements

  • Brass -- trumpet, horn, trombone, tuba (e-mail for more information)
  • Percussion (e-mail for more information)
  • Strings -- violin, viola, ‘cello, bass, guitar, harp (e-mail for more information)
  • Woodwinds -- flute, clarinet, oboe, bassoon, saxophone (e-mail for more information)
Music Requirements*81
Applied Major Study 30
Minor Instrument 4
Applied Piano 3
Music in Christian Perspective: 2
Music Theory 18
Aural Skills 4
Composition 2
Music History & Literature 10
Conducting 4
Instrument Family Techniques 2
Instrument Literature 2
Music Ensemble Lab ea. Sem. 0
Junior Recital 0
Capstone: Senior Recital 0
Music Electives 2
Integrative Studies (IS)‡ (Liberal Arts)36
Free Electives12

* See College Music Catalog for specific requirements and course descriptions.

‡ See College Catalog, for a full description of Houghton’s IS requirements for the Bachelor of Music degree.