Music Major (Emphasis in Composition)

B.M. degree program
Total core hours required - 78

Specific Courses Required: Hours
1111 Sight-Singing, Ear-Training I - SP 1
1121 Sight-Singing, Ear-Training II - F 1
1133 Theory I - SP 3
1143 Theory II - F 3
1202 Issues for Performers - SP 2
2111 Sight Singing, Ear-Training III - SP 1
2133 Theory III - SP 3
2143 Theory IV - F 3
2402 Music Literature - SP 2
3011 Junior Recital, Performance Emphasis - F, SP 1
3112 Form and Analysis - SP 2
3303 Music in Worship I - F 3
3403 History of Church Music - SP 3
3413 History of Music I - F 3
3423 History of Music II - SP 3
3503 Digital Audio Synthesis - F 3
4012 Senior Recital. Performance Emphasis - F, SP 2
4020 Piano Proficiency 0
4103 Counterpoint - F 3
4112 Orchestration - SP 2
4423 Piano Literature - F 3

3513

or

4433

Solo Vocal Literature - SP

 

Instrumental Chamber Literature - SP

3

 

3

4612 Conducting - F 2

4622

or

4632

Conducting and Literature - SP

 

Instrumental Conducting and Literature - SP

2

 

2

 

  • Sixteen hours of private lessons in composition for credit, at least eight hours at the 3000 level.
  • Participation and a passing grade in a major ensemble for eight semesters for credit, including Music 1091(New Music Ensemble) for two semesters.
  • Enrollment and a passing grade in Music 2000 are required for eight semesters.