Music B.M. (Concentration in Composition)

Degree Requirements: 124 Credit Hours

See Core Curriculum for required courses in Area A1 through Area E.

Credit Hours
General Requirements (Core Areas A - E)42
Additional Requirements4
Area F - Courses Appropriate to Major18
Music Theory I
Music Theory II
Group Piano I
Group Piano II
Aural Skills I
Aural Skills II
Music Theory III
Music Theory IV
Group Piano III
Aural Skills III
Major Requirements52
Applied Music - Composition (two semesters @ 2 credits)
MUSA 3100
Applied Music (six semesters @ 1 credit)
Intermediate Composition (two semesters @ 2 credits)
Senior Recital
Advanced Composition (two semesters @ 2 credits)
Introduction to Composition
Technology in Music
Group Piano IV
Aural Skills IV
Form and Analysis
History of Music I
History of Music II
Basic Conducting
Recording Studio Techniques
Upper Division Elective in Music/History/Literature
Upper-division Elective in Music Technology
Recital Attendance
Large Ensemble (eight semesters) 1
Select 8 credit hours of Free Electives
Total Credit Hours124

Program Admission Criteria

  • All prospective music majors must pass an entrance audition in the primary area.


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