Bachelor of Music (B.M.) Requirements: Composition Emphasis

Total Semester Credit Hours = 121

  1. University Core Curriculum --44 hours
  2. Musical Performance --29 hours
    1. Applied Study in voice or instrument (MUAP)--12 hrs. (8 lower-division and 4 upper-division)
    2. Applied study in composition (MUAP)--12 hours upper-division
    3. Ensembles (MUEN)--4 hours lower-division
    4. Senior Recital--MUAP 4100
  3. Supporting Courses in Music--45 hours (or including MUSI 2308, which is applied toward core curriculum requirements.)
    1. Lower-Division Courses (20 hrs.)
      MUAP 1111: Harmony and Keyboard I
      MUAP 1112: Harmony and Keyboard II
      MUAP 2111: Harmony and Keyboard III
      MUAP 2112: Harmony and Keyboard IV
      MUSI 1000: Recitals, Concerts and Productions (6 registrations)
      MUSI 1116: Aural Skills I
      MUSI 1117: Aural Skills II
      MUSI 1311: Music Theory I
      MUSI 1312: Music Theory II
      MUSI 2116: Aural Skills III
      MUSI 2117: Aural Skills IV
      MUSI 2308*: Music Literature
      MUSI 2311: Music Theory III
      MUSI 2312: Music Theory IV
    2. Upper-Division Courses (25 hrs.)
      MUSI 3214: Adv. Conducting and Score Reading
      MUSI 3228**: Instrumental Seminar
      or MUSI 3229**: Vocal Seminar
      MUSI 3311: Conducting
      MUSI 3319: Music History I
      MUSI 3320: Music History II
      MUSI 4342: Form and Analysis
      MUSI 4345: Arranging for Ensembles
      MUSI 3318: Musics of the World
      MUSI 4340: Counterpoint
  4. Music Electives (upper-division)--3 hrs.
    **Instrumental students should take Vocal Seminar; vocal students should take Instrumental Seminar