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    University of Colorado Denver
   
 
  Sep 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Singer/Songwriter Emphasis, Music BS


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Introduction

Please click here  to see general Music & Entertainment Industry Studies information.

Students in the singer/songwriter emphasis complete specialized courses in songwriting and arranging repertoire while developing their performance skills through small performance ensembles and applied private study of voice, accompanying instrument and songwriting.

Program Delivery

  • This is an on-campus program.

Declaring This Major

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  • The Bachelor of Science (BS) in Music has a competitive application process. Please refer to the Department of Music & Entertainment Industry Studies website for detailed guidelines and information.
  • Students who wish to pursue the singer/songwriter emphasis are required to pass an audition on their accompanying instrument AND voice as part of the application process, and to pass varying levels of performance proficiency as part of the curriculum. This includes passing a Sophomore Proficiency in order to maintain singer/songwriter emphasis status. Each student is also required to successfully complete a junior recital and the 2-credit  . Please contact the College of Arts & Media at CAM@ucdenver.edu for further information.

General Requirements

To earn a degree, students must satisfy all requirements in each of the areas below, in addition to their individual major requirements.

Program Requirements


  1. To earn a BS in Music, students must complete musicianship courses, Music & Entertainment Industry Studies core courses and requirements from one of the four emphasis areas: performance, singer/songwriter, music business or recording arts. 
  2. A minimum grade of C (2.0) is required for each course applied toward a College of Arts & Media major, minor or certificate requirement. A grade of C- (1.7) or lower will not fulfill a major, minor or certificate requirement. A grade of P is acceptable for courses in which the only grade available is Pass or Fail.

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