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Bachelor of Arts Specialization in Composition

Bachelor of Arts Specialization in Composition

Curriculum C-4

 

1st year
Autumn
Spring
MUSI 108-114A +162A, #191
Ensembles*
1
1
MUSI 105-106
Theory I, II
2
2
MUSI 135-136A
Keyboard Skills I, II
1
1
MUSI 202L
Introduction to Music Literature
-
3
MUSI 140-141
Aural Perception I, II
2
2
MUSI 195
Applied Study I
1
1
MUSI 180
Composition I
1
1
MUST 110
Digital Audio & Multitracking
-
2
Electives and General Education
 
6
3
Total
 
14
16
2nd year
Autumn
Spring
MUSE 123, 120-121, 126-127, 272-275
Voice/Instruments in Class
1
1
MUSI 205-206
Theory III, IV
2
2
MUSI 296
Upper-Division Required Performance**
-
0
MUSI 240-241
Aural Perception III, IV
2
2
MUSI 280
Composition II
1
1
MUST 210
Sequence, Synthesis and Sampling
2
-
MUSI 301H-302H
Music History I, II
3
3
LS 151L-152L
Introduction to the Humanities
4
4
Electives and General Education
 
-
3
**Note: All degrees  require 39 Upper Division Credits      
Total
 
15
16
3rd year
Autumn
Spring
MUSE 123, 120-121, 126-127, 272-275
Voice/Instruments in Class
1
1
MUSI 380
Composition III
1
-
MUSI 356-357
Form and Analysis I, II
2
2
MCLL (Modern And Classical Languages and Literature)
Foreign Languages
5
5
Electives and General Education
 
6
6
Total
 
15
14
4th year
Autumn
Spring
MUSI 388
Concert Attendance
-
0
MUSI 440
Orchestration
2
-
MUSI 480
Composition IV
1
0
Electives and General Education
should include MUSI 424,436 or 437
12
15
Total
 
15
15

+ guitar principals only #piano principals only ** UDRP to consist of scholarly writing example to be approved by faculty.
* Students in curriculum C-4 will participate in ensembles as required by the School of Music upon achieving MUSI 151.

General Education and Additional Requirements

Group I: English Writing Skills - WRIT 101

Group II: Mathematics - M Course 100 or above

Group IIIb: Exemption from Modern and Classical Language Requirement - Symbolic Systems MUSI 105, 106, 140, 141.

Group IV: Expressive Arts - A Courses - (min. of 3 credits). Ensembles and Sec.  Lessons taken each semester satisfies this requirement.

Group V: Literary and Artistic Studies - L Courses - (min. of 3 credits) MUSI 202L taken in 1st year satisfies this requirement.

Group VI and Group IX: Historical and Cultural Studies and American and European Perspectives - H/Y Courses - (min of 3 credits) MUSI 301 and MUSI 302.

Group VII: Social Sciences _______________(min. of 3 credits).

Group VIII: Ethical and Human Values___________(min. of 3 credits)

Group X: Indigenous and Global Perspectives - (min. of 3 credits).

Group XI: Natural Science_____________(for this perspective, 6 credits required and at least one course MUST include a lab experience).

Additional Music Requirements:

Lower-Division Writing Expectation MUSI 302

Upper-Division Writing Expectation MUSI 415, 416, 417

Upper-Division Writing Assessment

**51 Credits of Non-Music major Courses (36 Credits must be in the College of Visual and Performing Arts)

**51 Credits in Music

100 Recital Credits - Must total 100 upon completion (MUSI 388)

Upper Division Recital program (MUSI 296)

All degrees require 39 Upper Division Credits.

Must have four semesters in foreign languages (with a minimum of two semesters in one language)

Liberal Studies 151L - 152L MUST be taken.