CURRICULUM

Undergraduate Courses of Conducting Department (Choral Conductoring)

  1. Length of Schooling: Five Years
  1. Degree: Bachelor of Art
  • Graduation Requirements

Get all credits stipulated, finish at least 85% of stipulated songs of main courses and pass the leaving examination. The leaving examination includes: Submit a graduation project report with more than 3500 words and hold a graduation concert.

Requirements of graduation concert: All the graduates shall hold a graduation concert with the form of conducting an orchestra or chorus. According to the specific circumstance, students can hold the concert independently or cooperate with the other student, and the time of the concert shall not less than 40 minutes.

Complete courses of Seventh-level Sight Singing and Ear Training and Second-level English.

  • Course Structure and Credit Distribution (Not less than 179 credits)
  1. Main courses of the major (Not less than 44 credits)

18 credits for the main course(Conducting Method), 8 credits of Conducting Rehearsal, 10 credits of Performance of Chorus Literature, 4 credits of Score Reading, 2 credits of Piano, 2 credits of Vocal Study.

  1. Special Courses (Not less than 8 credits)

8 credits for series of courses of Chorus Training including 2 credits of Chinese Traditional Musical Style Analysis, 2 credits of Realizing Figured Bass, 2 credits of Composition of Chinese Chorus Works and 2 credits of Chorus Intonation.

  1. Basic Courses of Subjects (Not less than 52 credits)

Direction of Musicology: 4 credits of Chorus Introduction, 4 credits of Chinese Traditional Music Basis, 2 credits of Chinese Ancient Musical History, 2 credits of History of Music In Modern China, 4 credits of Western Music History, not less than 2 credits of other elective courses.

Direction of Composition Technology and Theory: 8 credits of Aural Skills, 6 credits of Harmony, 6 credits of Musical Form and Works Analysis, 6 credits of Counterpoint, 6 credits for Orchestral Method, not less than 2 credits of other elective courses.

  1. Public Foundation Courses (Not less than 48 credits)(Not Required for International Students)

Compulsory National Regulations and other Humanities and Social Sciences Category: 3 credits of Cultivation of Ethic Thought and Basis of Law, 2 credits of Modern and Contemporary Chinese History, 3 credits for Fundamental Principles of Marxism, 6 credits for Mao Zedong Thought and Introduction to Theoretical System of Socialism with Chinese Characteristics, 4 credits for Physical Education, 16 credits for English, 2 credits for Art Introduction, 4 credits for Computer, 1 credit for Military Theory, 1 credit for Entrance Education, 2 credits for Position and Polity, not less than 4 credits for other elective courses.

  1. Practice (Not less than 21 credits)

Not less than 20 credits for Major Practice: 2 credits for graduation project (paper) and 2 credits for graduation concert.

Not less than 1 credit for Society Practice and 1 credit of that shall for Military Practice (Not Required for International Students).

  1. Not less than 6 credits for courses of lectures.

①Courses mentioned here like Harmony, Musical Form and Work Analysis, Registration and Fugue and Orchestral Method are all belonging to A-class courses.

Undergraduate Courses of Conducting Department (Orchestral Conducting)

  1. Length of Schooling: Five Years
  1. Degree: Bachelor of Arts
  • Graduation Requirements

Get all credits stipulated, finish at least 85% of stipulated songs of main courses and pass the leaving examination. The leaving examination includes: Submit a graduation project report with more than 3500 words and hold a graduation concert.

Requirements of graduation concert: All the graduates shall hold a graduation concert with the form of conducting a orchestra or chorus. According to the specific circumstance, students can hold the concert independently or cooperate with the other student, and the time of the concert shall not less than 40 minutes.

Complete courses of Seventh-level Solfeggio and Second-level English.

  1. Course Structure and Credit Distribution (Not less than 177 credits)
  2. Main courses of the major (Not less than 40 credits)

20 credits for the main course (Conducting Method), 8 credits of Conducting Rehearsal, 4 credits of Performance of Chorus Literature, 4 credits of Score Reading, 2 credits of Piano, 2 credits of Studies of Bowing.

  1. Special/Characteristic Courses (Not less than 8 credits)

8 credits for series of courses of Orchestral Training including 2 credits of Chinese Traditional Musical Style Analysis, 2 credits of realizing figured bass, 2 credits of Percussion Music Basis and 2 credits of Intonation.

  1. Basic Courses of Subjects (Not less than 54 credits)

Direction of Musicology: 4 credits of Symphony Literature, 2 credits of Art History of Orchestral Music, 4 credits of Chinese Ancient Musical History, 2 credits for History of Music In Modern China, 4 credits of Western Music History, not less than 2 credits of other elective courses.

Composition Technology and Theory: 8 credits of Aural Skills, 6 credits of Harmony, 6 credits of Musical Form and Works Analysis, 6 credits of Counterpoint, 6 credits of Orchestral Method, 2 credits of Chinese Traditional Orchestral Method, not less than 2 credits of other elective courses.

  1. Public Foundation Courses (Not less than 48 credits)(Not Required for International Students)

Compulsory National Regulations and other Humanities and Social Sciences Category: 3 credits for Cultivation of Ethic Thought and Basis of Law, 2 credits for Modern and Contemporary Chinese History, 3 credits for Fundamental Principles of Marxism, 6 credits for Mao Zedong Thought and Introduction to Theoretical System of Socialism with Chinese Characteristics, 4 credits for Physical Education, 16 credits for English, 2 credits for Art Introduction, 4 credits for Computer, 1 credit for Military Theory, 1 credit for Entrance Education, 2 credits for Position and Polity, not less than 8 credits for other elective courses.

  1. Practice (Not less than 21 credits)

Not less than 20 credits for Major Practice: 2 credits for graduation project (paper) and 2 credits for graduation concert.

Not less than 1 credit for Society Practice and 1 credit of that shall for Military Practice (Not Required for International Students).

  1. Not less than 6 credits for courses of lectures.

①Courses mentioned here like Harmony, Musical Form and Work Analysis, Registration and Fugue and Orchestral Method are all belonging to A-class courses.

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