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

Music Composition, B.M.

The Bachelor of Music in Composition is designed to develop fundamental craft and technical skills, to encourage independent stylistic development and artistic excellence, and to give students the real-world experiences and practical professional skills needed for the many different careers open to today’s composer.

Each year, students are expected to organize at least one performance of an original work (completed in their studies), such as a film score, incidental music, a dance collaboration, or an electronic music installation, in a studio recital or another appropriate venue.

Requirements for the Major (80-81 Credit Hours)

University-wide Requirements (Varies)

Private Instrumental or Vocal Studies (4 Credit Hours)

Private Studies 3200 or 3100 (two to four terms, as needed)

PERE Ensemble (8 Credit Hours)

Must include two terms of large ensemble.

Music/AMAE Electives (7 Credit Hours)

Free Electives

Hours vary as needed to meet University residency and degree requirements.

Total: 122 Credit Hours