Apr 12, 2021
The student should possess a natural voice quality suitable for advanced training and should be able to sing songs of moderate difficulty.
Completion of Second-Year Level
At the end of the second year, the student should have acquired and developed to a high degree the principles of breath management, vocal production, diction, and expressive powers. Repertoire must be sung from memory including literature of the less difficult arias from opera and oratorio plus several standard songs. Two songs from the Italian, German, and French classics should be prepared for public performance.
Completion of Fourth-Year Level
The candidate for graduation shall have prepared recitatives and arias from opera and oratorio and selections from art song literature spanning the breadth of the standard repertoire. Through diverse recital literature, the student should display advanced ability in vocal technique, expressive interpretation, and collaborative artistry.
UNIVERSITY CORE (55 HOURS)
University Core - English (12 hours)
University Core - History (6 hours)
University Core - Bible (6 hours)
University Core - Social Sciences (6 hours)
Choose two courses representing two different subject areas.
is suggested as one of the two courses need to fulfill the Social Science requirement.
University Core - Science (7 hours)
Seven hours of science hours are required, including one 4-hour lab course. Students are encouraged to choose from one of the following lab courses below:
- BIO 103 - Human Biology
- BIO 104 - Human Biology Laboratory
- BIO 105 - Plants and People
- BIO 106 - Plants and People Laboratory
- BIO 111 - Biology I
- CHE 112 - Chemistry in American Life II
- CHE 141 - General Chemistry I
- PHY 151 - General Physics I
- PHY 251 - Fundamentals of Physics I
The remaining course may be 3 or 4 hours from Biology, Chemistry, or Physics. A student may choose one course from each of two disciplines or two courses from the same discipline. However, course combinations NOT permitted include the following: BIO 101-203, 101-111, CHE 141-111, 141-124, 111-124, PHY 151-251, 251-104, 151-104. Evening students (those taking half or more of their courses as evening classes) may substitute a 3-hour non-laboratory course for the 4-hour laboratory course.
University Core - Mathematics (3 hours)
Any MAT course numbered 105 or higher, determined in consultation with the advisor.
University Core - Modern Languages (12 Hours)
Take six hours of French and six hours of German.
University Core - Physical Education (3 hours)
Three hours are required. Recommended courses are listed below:
University Core - Chapel
Students at Mississippi College are required to complete chapel requirements based on the student classification at the time of enrollment as detailed below:
|Freshman (0-23 semester hours)
|Sophomore (24-53 semester hours)
|Junior (54-83 semester hours)
|Senior (84 or more semester hours)
Students classified as ADP (Accelerated Degree Program) and students enrolled in online degree programs are exempt from chapel requirements.
Music Theory and History (36 Hours)
Sufficient elective hours must be taken to meet the minimum hour requirement for graduation in this program. Electives should be chosen in consultation with advisor.
is recommended for the 3-hour science lecture course in the University core science requirement.
Music ensemble (Singers, Women’s Chamber, Glee) is required each semester of full-time enrollment. Students must enroll for one credit hour during five of the ensemble semesters. The remaining semesters of ensemble may be taken for zero credit.