2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Major in Music Composition (BM)

92 credits

Required Courses

MUHI 200Survey of Music Literature

2

MUHI 330Music History

3

MUHI 331Music History 2

3

MUSC 499Recital

1

MUST 101Sight Singing and Ear Training

1

MUST 102Sight Singing and Ear Training

1

MUST 111Music Theory

2

MUST 112Music Theory

2

MUST 121Introduction to Computer Music

3

MUST 122Acoustics for Musicians

3

MUST 201Sight Singing and Ear Training

1

MUST 202Sight Singing and Ear Training

1

MUST 211Music Theory

2

MUST 212Music Theory

2

MUST 221Music Composition 1

2

MUST 222Music Composition 2

2

MUST 241Computer Music 1

3

MUST 311Music Theory: Form and Analysis

2

MUST 312Music Theory: Eighteenth-Century Counterpoint

2

MUST 321Composition

2

MUST 350Computer Composition 1

2

MUST 411Instrumentation and Orchestration

2

MUST 417Theory of Twentieth-Century Music and Twenty-First-Century Music

3

MUST 495Composition-Project Recital

1 TO 3

8 credits from

MUSC 340Large Instrumental Ensemble

.5 TO 3

MUSC 341Large Instrumental Ensemble

.5 TO 3

MUSC 350Large Vocal Ensemble

1 TO 3

MUSC 351Large Vocal Ensemble

.5 TO 3

MUSP 436Ensemble for New Music

1 TO 2

Total Credit Hours:8

2 credits from

MUSP 325Secondary Study (Piano)

1

MUSP 326Group Piano

1

Total Credit Hours:2

12 credits from

MUSP 201Principal Study

1 TO 4

MUSP 401Principal Study

1 TO 4

Total Credit Hours:12

Concentration 1: Instrumental and vocal

MUST 322Composition

2

MUST 420Sixteenth-Century Counterpoint

3

MUST 431Composition

2

MUST 432Composition

2

2 credits from

MUST 410Choral Arranging

2

MUST 413Band Arranging

2

Total Credit Hours:2

9 credits from

MMP 301Songwriting

2

MUST 341Creative Practices in Sonic Arts Technology

2

MUST 342Computer Music 2

3

MUST 410Choral Arranging

2

MUST 412Compositional Practices of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

2 TO 3

MUST 413Band Arranging

2

MUST 414Jazz Arranging

2

MUST 416Theory of Nineteenth-Century Music

3

MUST 421Analytical Technique

3

MUST 443Advanced Topics in Computer Music

3

MUST 444Human-Computer Interface Design

3

MUST 445Music Perception

3

MUST 450Computer Music Composition 2

2

MUST 491Independent Study in Music Theory

1 TO 3

MUST 492Special Topics

2

Total Credit Hours:9

Concentration 2: Sonic arts technology

MMP 235Recording Technology 1

3

MUST 341Creative Practices in Sonic Arts Technology

2

MUST 342Computer Music 2

3

MUST 450Computer Music Composition 2

2

10 credits from

MMP 100Survey of the Music Industry

3

MMP 236Recording Technology 2

3

MMP 301Songwriting

2

MMP 330Live Sound and Recording

3

MMP 335Mixing and Mastering

3

MUST 322Composition

2

MUST 410Choral Arranging

2

MUST 412Compositional Practices of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

2 TO 3

MUST 413Band Arranging

2

MUST 414Jazz Arranging

2

MUST 416Theory of Nineteenth-Century Music

3

MUST 420Sixteenth-Century Counterpoint

3

MUST 421Analytical Technique

3

MUST 431Composition

2

MUST 432Composition

2

MUST 443Advanced Topics in Computer Music

3

MUST 444Human-Computer Interface Design

3

MUST 445Music Perception

3

MUST 491Independent Study in Music Theory

1 TO 3

Total Credit Hours:10

Total Credit Hours: 92