Bachelor of Music (B.M.) - Composition Emphasis

Degree Requirements

Total Semester Credit Hours=120

University Core Curriculum (42 hrs.)

May be applied to Core Curriculum requirements:

MUSI 2308Music Literature [TCCN: MUSI 1307]

Musical Performance and Composition (29 hrs.)

  1. Applied Study in voice or instrument (MUAP)--12 hrs. (8 lower-division and 4 upper-division)
  2. Applied study in composition (MUAP)--12 hrs. (4 lower-division and 8 upper-division)
  3. Ensembles (MUEN)--4 hours lower-division
  4. Senior Recital--MUAP 4100

Supporting Courses in Music-49 hours

(not including MUSI 2308, which is applied toward Core Curriculum requirements)

Lower-Division Courses (20 hrs.)

MUSI 1000Recitals, Concerts and Productions

MUAP 1111Harmony and Keyboard I

MUAP 1112Harmony and Keyboard II

MUSI 1116Aural Skills I [TCCN: MUSI 1116]

MUSI 1117Aural Skills II [TCCN: MUSI 1117]

MUSI 1311Music Theory I [TCCN: MUSI 1311]

MUSI 1312Music Theory II [TCCN: MUSI 1312]

MUAP 2111Harmony and Keyboard III

MUAP 2112Harmony and Keyboard IV

MUSI 2116Aural Skills III [TCCN: MUSI 2116]

MUSI 2117Aural Skills IV [TCCN: MUSI 2117]

MUSI 2311Music Theory III [TCCN: MUSI 2311]

MUSI 2312Music Theory IV [TCCN: MUSI 2312]

MUAP 2001Piano Proficiency

(MUSI 1000: 6 semester with grade of CR required)

Upper-Division Courses (29 hrs.)

MUSI 3214Advanced Conducting and Score Reading

MUSI 3311Conducting

MUSI 3319Music History I

MUSI 3320Music History II

MUSI 3342Electronic Music

MUSI 3348Composers Seminar

MUSI 4340Counterpoint

MUSI 4342Form and Analysis

MUSI 4343Topics in Music Theory

MUSI 4345Arranging for Choral and Instrumental Ensembles


Recommended 4 Year Course Sequence Bachelor of Music - Composition Emphasis

8-Semester Course Sequence BM Music - Composition Emphasis