In addition to the University Core Curriculum, the following are required for the BM in Composition and Theory degree:

 


COURSE REQUIREMENTS


 

Code Course Credit
MUS 100 Recital Attendance 1 0
MUS 195 Music Profession  1
MUS 200 Sophomore Qualifying Exam  0
MUS 2xx Ensemble  4
MUS 202/208 Applied Composition/Lab(Prerequisite: Admit by audition)  8/0
MUS 205 Secondary Applied  3
MUS 212 Class Voice  1
MUS 231 History of Music I
(Prerequisite: MUS 141) 
3
MUS 232  History of Music II
(Prerequisite: MUS 231) 
3
MUS 241 Music Theory III
(Prerequisite: MUS 141 & 142 or proficiency)
3
MUS 242 Advanced Theory IV
(Prereq: MUS 141 & 142 or proficiency)
3
MUS 257 Theory Lab III
(Prerequisite: MUS 157-158 or proficiency)
1
MUS 258

Advanced Theory Lab IV
(Prereq: MUS 157-158 or proficiency)

1
MUS 3xx Instrumental Methods  4
MUS 331WI 20th Century Music2 3
MUS 341 Counterpoint
(Prerequisite: MUS 242)  
3
MUS 342  Analysis (Prerequisite: MUS 242)   3
MUS 344  Acoustics & Recording   3
MUS 351  Choral Arranging (Odd S) 2
MUS 383 Conducting I   2
MUS 400   Senior Recital
(Prerequisite: MUS 404 x 4)  
0
MUS 4XX  Music Ensemble   2
MUS 402/408 Applied Composition/Lab   8/0
MUS 405  Secondary Applied   2
MUS 434SI American & World Music (Prerequisite: MUS 241) 3
MUS 450 Film Scoring/Multimedia
(Even/F. Prerequisite: MUS 241
or consent instructor)
  
3
MUS 451 Orchestration (Even/F.
Prerequisite: MUS 242) 
3
MUS 452  Fugal Technique
(Even/F. Prerequisite: MUS 242
or consent of instructor) 
3
MUS 453  Topics Electronic Music (Prerequisite: MUS 241 or
consent of instructor) 
3
MUS 456 Reading & Transposition (Even/F. Prerequisite: MUS 242 or consent of instructor)  2
                        

Including University 
Core Curriculum - Total:


80 

1. Must enroll in Recital Attendance each semester
2. Fulfills Writing Intensive requirement
3. Fulfills Speech Intensive requirement​