Bachelor of Music in Performance, major in Viola (4 years)

Bachelor of Music in Performance, major in Viola (4 years)

Offered by the Conservatory of Music

Description

Bachelor of Music in Performance provides extensive training in the different instruments, and voice, in Western classical tradition. It is ideal that an incoming student enters this program in collegiate level (Level 5) in his/her chosen major, in order that the program is finished in four (4) years. The program gives opportunity for students to join the UST Symphony Orchestra and other ensembles of the Conservatory.

Identity​

Becoming Part of the Program

Identity​

The University of Santo Tomas, in pursuit of truth, guided by reason and illumined by faith, dedicates herself to the generation, advancement, and transmission of knowledge to form competent and compassionate professionals committed to the service of the Church, the nation, and the global community.

I am a Thomasian. I carry the SEAL of Thomasian education. I am a Servant leader, an Effective communicator and collaborator, an Analytical and creative thinker, and a Lifelong learner. With Christ at the center of my formation as a Thomasian, I am expected to demonstrate the following Thomasian Graduate Attributes (ThoGAs): 

SERVANT LEADER 

  • Show leadership abilities to promote advocacies for life, freedom, justice, and solidarity in the service of the family, the local and global communities, the Church, and the environment. 
  • Implement relevant projects and activities that speak of Christian compassion to the poor and the marginalized in order to raise their quality of life. 
  • Show respect for the human person, regardless of race, religion, age, and gender. 

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATOR AND COLLABORATOR 

  • Express myself clearly, correctly, and confidently in various environments, contexts, and technologies of human interaction.
  • Work productively with individuals or groups from diverse cultures and demographics. 
  • Show profound respect for individual differences and/or uniqueness as members of God’s creation. 

ANALYTICAL AND CREATIVE THINKER 

  • Show judiciousness and resourcefulness in making personal and professional decisions. 
  • Engage in research undertakings that respond to societal issues. 
  • Express personal and professional insights through an ethical and evidence-based approach. 

LIFELONG LEARNER 

  • Engage in reflective practice to ensure disciplinal relevance and professional development. 
  • Exhibit preparedness and interest for continuous upgrading of competencies required by the profession or area of specialization. 
  • Manifest fidelity to the teachings of Christ, mediated by the Catholic Church, in the continuous deepening of faith and spirituality in dealing with new life situations and challenges. 

Competence

Commitment

Compassion

Becoming Part of the Program

Application Period: July to December of each year

Application Website

Release of Results: January 28 of the following year

Go to THIS PAGE and look for the “Conservatory of Music” tab for the tuition fees.

Career Opportunities

Student Experience and Support

The Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy program provides not just theoretical input, but also practical applications of learned concepts and skills to best prepare students for the world of work. To do so, the program uses facilities such as laboratories for their learning experiences.

The University of Santo Tomas provides student services that cater to academic, spiritual, and wellness concerns of students. These support units are found in the different parts of the campus and can be accessed by Thomasians. When the University shifted to distance learning, the services also transitioned to online services to continue addressing the needs of Thomasians.

Program Curriculum (New)​

Effectivity: A.Y. 2018-2019

This curriculum may have some changes upon the availability of new guidelines.

Year
First Term 
(August – December)
Second Term
(January – May)
Special Term
(June – July)
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2
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3
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4
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First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 1
Applied Major 1
0
6
2
 
APP MIN 1
Applied Minor 1
0
3
1
 
MUS 901
Music Theory 1 with Keyboard/Fretboard
3
0
3
 
MUS 902
Sight-Singing and Dictation 1
2
0
2
 
MUS 903
Large Ensemble 1
2
0
2
 
NSTP 1
National Service Training Program 1
0
0
3
 
PE 1
PATH-PE 1
2
0
2
 
PURPCOM
Purposive Communication
3
0
3
 
THY 1
Christian Vision of the Human Person
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
15
9
21
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 2
Applied Major 2
0
6
2
 
APP MIN 2
Applied Minor 2
0
3
1
 
MUS 905
Large Ensemble 2
2
0
2
 
MUS 906
Music Theory 2 with Keyboard/Fretboard
3
0
3
 
MUS 907
Sight-Singing and Dictation 2
2
0
2
 
NSTP 2
National Service Training Program 2
0
0
3
 
PE 2
PATH-PE 2
2
0
2
 
READ_PH
Readings in Philippine History
3
0
3
 
THY 2
Christian Vision of Marriage and Family
3
0
3
 
UND_SELF
Understanding the Self
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
18
9
24
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 3
Applied Major 3
0
6
2
 
APP MIN 3
Applied Minor 3
0
3
1
 
CONTEM W
The Contemporary World
3
0
3
 
MUS 908
History and Literature of Western Art Music 1
3
0
3
 
MUS 909
Large Ensemble 3
2
0
2
 
MUS 9010
Music Theory 3 with Keyboard/Fretboard
3
0
3
 
MUS 9011
Sight-Singing and Dictation 3
2
0
2
 
PE 3
PATH-PE 3
2
0
2
 
STR-REP 1
String Repertoire 1 (Renaissance and Baroque)
1
0
1
 
THY 3
Christian Vision of the Church in Society
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
19
9
22
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 4
Applied Major 4
0
6
2
 
APP MIN 4
Applied Minor 4
0
3
1
 
MATH MW
Mathematics in the Modern World
3
0
3
 
MUS 9012
History and Literature of Western Art Music 2
3
0
3
 
MUS 9013
Large Ensemble 4
2
0
2
 
MUS 9014
Music Theory 4 with Keyboard/Fretboard
3
0
3
 
MUS 9015
Sight-Singing and Dictation 4
2
0
2
 
PE 4
PATH-PE 4
2
0
2
 
STR-REP 2
String Repertoire 2 (Classical)
1
0
1
 
THY 4
Living the Christian Vision in the Contemporary World
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
19
9
22
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 5
Applied Major 5
0
6
2
 
FIL 1
Filipino 1
3
0
3
 
LIT 1
Literature 1
3
0
3
 
MUS 9016
Philippine Music
3
0
3
 
MUS 9017
History and Literature of Western Art Music 3
3
0
3
 
MUS 9018
Forms and Analysis 1
3
0
3
 
MUS 9019
Asian Music
3
0
3
 
MUS 9026
Performance Specialization 1
2
0
2
 
MUS 9036
Fundamentals of Conducting
3
0
0
 
STR-PED 1
String Pedagogy 1
1
0
1
 
STR-REP 3
String Repertoire 3 (19th Century)
1
0
1
 
TOTAL
 
25
6
27
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 6
Applied Major 6
0
6
2
 
ART APP
Art Appreciation
3
0
3
 
FIL 2
Filipino 2
3
0
3
 
INTRO-MR
Introduction to Music Research
3
0
3
 
MUS 9020
History and Literature of Western Art Music 4
3
0
3
 
MUS 9021
Forms and Analysis 2
3
0
3
 
MUS 9024
Junior Recital
0
6
2
 
MUS 9027
Performance Specialization 2
2
0
2
 
MUS 9033
Collaborative Music 1
2
0
2
 
STR-PED 2
String Pedagogy 2
1
0
1
 
STR-REP 4
String Repertoire 4 (20th and 21st Centuries)
1
0
1
 
TOTAL
 
21
12
25
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 7
Applied Major 7
0
6
2
 
LIT 2
Literature 2
3
0
3
 
MUS 9022
World Music
3
0
3
 
MUS 9023
Principles of Music Composition
3
0
3
 
MUS 9028
Performance Specialization 3
2
0
2
 
MUS 9034
Collaborative Music 2
2
0
2
 
MUS 9037
Sacred Music 1
2
0
2
 
SCITECHS
Science, Technology and Society
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
18
6
20
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 8
Applied Major 8
0
6
2
 
ETHICS
Ethics
3
0
3
 
FIL 3
Filipino 3
3
0
3
 
LIWORIZ
Life and Works of Rizal
3
0
3
 
MUS 9025
Graduation Recital
0
6
2
 
MUS 9029
Performance Specialization 4
2
0
2
 
MUS 9035
Collaborative Music 3
2
0
2
 
MUS 9038
Sacred Music 2
2
0
2
 
TOTAL
 
15
12
19
 

Program Curriculum (Old)

Effectivity: 2015-2016 until Freshmen Cohort of A.Y. 2017-2018

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-MAJ 1
Applied Major I
2
0
2
 
APP-MIN
Applied Minor 1
1
0
1
 
ENG 1
Introduction to College English
3
0
3
 
FIL 1
Komunikasyon sa Akademikong Filipino
3
0
3
 
MUS-LIST 1
Music Listening I
1
0
1
 
PHIST
Philippine History
3
0
3
 
RUD 1
Rudiments of Music I
3
0
3
 
SOL 1
Solfeggio I
2
0
2
 
THY 1
Contextualized Salvation History
3
0
3
 
PE 1
Physical Education
2
0
2
 
ROTC
Reserve Officers’ Training Corps
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
26
0
26
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-MAJ 1
Applied Major I 2
2
0
2
 
APP-MIN
Applied Minor 2
1
0
1
 
ENG 2
Reading & Thinking Skills for Academic Study
3
0
3
ENG 1
FIL 2
Pagbasa at Pagsulat tungo sa Pananaliksik
3
0
3
FIL 1
MUS-LIST 2
Music Listening II
1
0
1
MUS-LIST 1
PGC
Philippine Government and Constitution
3
0
3
 
RUD 2
Rudiments of Music II
3
0
3
RUD 1
SOL 2
Solfeggio II
2
0
2
SOL 1
THY 2
Church and Sacraments
3
0
3
THY 1
PE 2
Physical Education
2
0
2
 
ROTC
Reserve Officers’ Training Corps
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
26
0
26
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-MAJ 2
Applied Major II
2
0
2
 
APP-MIN
Applied Minor 3
1
0
1
 
CTRPT 1
Counterpoint I
1
0
1
RUD 2
ENG 3
Academic Writing Skills
3
0
3
ENG 2
HOM 1
History of Music I
3
0
3
MUS-LIST 2
L-ENS
Large Ensemble I 1
2
0
2
 
NS 201
Biological Science
3
0
3
 
PHL 5
Christian Ethics
3
0
3
THY 2
SOL 3
Solfeggio III
2
0
2
SOL 2
THR 1
Theory I
2
0
2
RUD 2
PE 3
Physical Education
2
0
2
 
NSTP
National Service Training Program
Students may choose between Civic Welfare Training Service or 
Literary Training Service.
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
27
0
27
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-MAJ 2
Applied Major II 2
2
0
2
 
APP-MIN
Applied Minor 4
1
0
1
 
CTRPT 2
Counterpoint II
1
0
1
CTRPT 1
ENG 4
Oral Communication in Context
3
0
3
ENG 3
HOM 2
History of Music II
3
0
3
HOM 1
L-ENS
Large Ensemble I 2
2
0
2
 
NS 104
Earth Science
3
0
3
 
SCL 3
The Social Teachings of the Church
3
0
3
PHL 5
SOL 4
Solfeggio IV
2
0
2
SOL 3
THR 2
Theory II
2
0
2
THR 1
PE 4
Physical Education
2
0
2
 
NSTP
National Service Training Program
Students may choose between Civic Welfare Training Service or 
Literary Training Service.
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
27
0
27
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-MAJ 3
Applied Major III
2
0
2
 
HOM 3
History of Music III
2
0
2
HOM 2
L-ENS
Large Ensemble II 1
2
0
2
 
LIT 101A
World Literatures
3
0
3
 
MUS-ED 1
Introduction to Music Education
3
0
3
 
PHIL MUS
Philippine Music
2
0
2
MUS-LIST 2
SCL 9
Marriage and Family
3
0
3
SCL 3
SOL 5
Solfeggio V
2
0
2
SOL 4
STR-ENS 1
String Ensemble I
1
0
1
 
THR 3
Theory III
2
0
2
THR 2
TOTAL
 
22
0
22
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-MAJ 3
Applied Major III 2
2
0
2
 
ASN MUS
Asian Music
2
0
2
PHIL MUS
HUM 1
Art, Man, and Society
3
0
3
 
L-ENS
Large Ensemble II 2
2
0
2
 
LIT 102A
Philippine Literatures
3
0
3
 
MIDI-BAS
Midi Basics
2
0
2
 
PHL 2/102
Logic
3
0
3
 
SOL 6
Solfeggio VI
2
0
2
SOL 5
STR-ENS 2
String Ensemble II
1
0
1
 
THR 4
Theory IV
2
0
2
THR 3
TOTAL
 
22
0
22
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-MAJ 4
Applied Major IV
2
0
2
 
CHM-MUS 1
Chamber Music I
1
0
1
 
FAA 1
Forms and Analysis I
3
0
3
THR 4
LIT 103
Survey of World Literature I
3
0
3
 
MATH 101
College Algebra
3
0
3
 
MUS-ELE 1
Elective I
2
0
2
 
PSY 1
General Psychology
3
0
3
 
SAC MUS
Sacred Music 1
1
0
1
RUD 2
STR-LIT 1
String Literature I
1
0
1
HOM 3
STR-PED 1
String Pedagogy I
1
0
1
 
TOTAL
 
22
0
22
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-MAJ 4
Applied Major IV 2
2
0
2
 
CHM-MUS 2
Chamber Music II
1
0
1
CHM-MUS 1
FAA 2
Forms and Analysis II
3
0
3
FAA 1
MUS-ELE 2
Elective II
2
0
2
 
PSY 209
Educational Psychology
3
0
3
 
SAC MUS
Sacred Music 2
1
0
1
SAC MUS
STR-LIT 2
String Literature II
1
0
1
 
STR-PED 2
String Pedagogy II
1
0
1
 
SYMP-LIT
Survey of Symphonic Literature
2
0
2
HOM 3
TOTAL
 
16
0
16
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-MAJ 5
Applied Major V 1
2
0
2
 
MATH 600A
Statistics
3
0
3
MATH 101
MUS-ELE 3
Elective III
2
0
2
 
ORCH 1
Orchestration I
1
0
1
THR 4
P-COMP
Principles of Composition 1
1
0
1
THR 4
P-COND
Principles of Conducting 1
1
0
1
THR 4
RC
Rizal Course
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
13
0
13
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-MAJ 5
Applied Major V 2
2
0
2
 
ETAR
Economics with Taxation and Agrarian Reform
3
0
3
 
ORCH 1
Orchestration I 2
1
0
1
ORCH 1
P-COMP
Principles of Composition 2
1
0
1
P-COMP
P-COND
Principles of Conducting 2
1
0
1
P-COND
TOTAL
 
8
0
8
 

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