Music Major (Emphasis in Composition)

B.M. degree program
Total hours required - 78

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

MU 3513

or

MU 4433

Solo Vocal Literature

 

Instrumental Chamber Literature

3

 

3

MU 4612 Conducting 2

MU 4622

or

MU 4632

Choral Conducting and Literature

 

Instrumental Conducting and Literature

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.