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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music - Emphasis in Composition (Music B.M.)

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Bachelor of Music (B.M.) Degree

See the “Requirements for Baccalaureate Degrees ” section of this catalog.

Major in Music - Emphasis in Composition

(Major Code: 221)

Requirements for All Music Majors

Refer to the “School of Music ” section of this catalog.

University Core Curriculum Requirements

Refer to the “University Core Curriculum ” section of this catalog.

From Creative Arts - Code 50 (3 hours)

Note: Music majors cannot receive core credit for MUSI 1306  or MUSI 1310 .

Requirements for Emphasis in Composition

MUAP 10XX (two credit hours for each of four semesters) in performance medium

MUAP 30XX (two credit hours for each of two semesters) in performance medium


Six semester hours of major ensemble. A minimum of three semesters of lower-division, and the remaining semesters must be upper-division.

Other Requirements

  •  A minimum of eight semester of major ensemble are required; enrollment in major ensemble is required in every semester for which the student is enrolled in 9 or more hours.
  • Recital, concert, weekly seminar and departmental meeting attendance.
  • Capstone recital project before graduation: This recital will feature the student’s composition portfolio performed by the composer and/or other soloists or ensembles.
  • Effective non-music hours to meet minimum requirement of 40 hours outside major.


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