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Music, BM

Student Outcomes

Assessment of Student Outcomes

Outcome AC Performance Pedagogy

Students will demonstrate an understanding of the pedagogical principles related to their applied area of musical study.
Objective 39 Students will be able to define various teaching methods used in their applied music field.
Objective 40 Students will be able to identify technical and interpretive problems specific to their area of applied music performance.

Outcome AD Chamber Music Performance

Students will demonstrate proficiency as performers in the context of chamber music ensembles.
Objective 37 Students will be able to apply their musical skills to the rehearsal and performance of chamber music repertoire.
Objective 38 Students will be able to analyze chamber music repertoire and its technical and performance elements.

Outcome AJ Professional Preparation

BM students will prepare and audition for performance opportunities or graduate school as appropriate for their future plans upon graduation from the Bachelor of Music degree.
Objective 55 Students will be able to secure auditions for performance opportunities and/or graduate school.

Outcome Q Performing skills

Students will demonstrate their skills as successful solo and ensemble performers.
Objective 6 Students will be able to perform as part of an ensemble.

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2018 Status
Achieved
100% of BM students successfully participated in ensembles rehearsals and performances.

Outcome R Music as an art form

Students will demonstrate understanding of music as an art form in the contexts of music theory and musical literature.
Objective 3 Students will be able to complete a final written exam in MUS 120, Survey of Music Literature II.

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2018 Status
Achieved
87% of BM students received a grade of C- or higher on the MUS 120 final exam. This is below the target of 100% but above the threshold of 75%.

Objective 4 Students will be able to complete a final exam in MUS 231, Music Theory IV.

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2018 Status
Achieved
100% of BM students received grades of C- or higher on their MUS 231 final exams. The target has been met.

Outcome S Communication skills

Students will demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills.
Objective 1 Students will be able to write a paper including appropriate citations on a topic related to musical analysis.

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2018 Status
Achieved
93% of BM students received a C or higher on their upper level music history paper. This is above the threshold, but does not meet the 100% target.