2017-2018 Academic Catalog & Student Handbooks 
    Aug 22, 2018  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog & Student Handbooks [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Piano Performance, B.M.

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Designed to provide a comprehensive training degree for students interested in piano performance and further graduate sudy. A combination of basic musicianship, general studies, and a concentrated emphasis in all aspects of the piano, including pedagogy, composition, and accompaniment experience are required. 

University Core and General Education Electives

University of Mobile’s undergraduate program is comprised of the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Health Professions, Alabama College for Online Studies, Alabama School of the Arts, School of Business, School of Christian Studies, and School of Education. All University of Mobile undergraduate students are required to complete certain basic courses that apply uniformly to the Bachelor of Arts degree, the Bachelor of Business Administration degree, the Bachelor of Science degree, the Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and the Bachelor of Music degree unless otherwise noted. These are identified as basic course (general education) requirements.

Requirements (Please see NOTES section below)


  1. Consult with your College/School advisor for specific and/or additional requirements relating to general education courses. For example, COM 101  is required for business, Christian studies, and education majors and teacher certification students. MA 110  is required for all majors in the School of Business. Education majors and teacher certification students have very specific requirements, particularly regarding English, Mathematics, History, and Laboratory Sciences.
  2. FS 100 Freshman Seminar (1 semester hour) is required for freshmen only. 
  3. Students earning a Bachelor of Arts degree must also take twelve semester hours of a foreign language. See specific requirements in the World Languages section of the catalog.


As Well as the Following:

Music Total Semester Hours: Eighty Two


Students in this program are required to pass the piano proficiency test, present a junior recital, senior recital as outlined in the CPA Student Manual and complete the University’s basic course requirements. This degree requires no minor.

Ensemble Participation

Piano Performance majors are expected to take eight sequential semesters in Piano Ensemble and a secondary vocal/choral ensemble (four semesters/audit approved).

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