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

 


MAJOR 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 205/208 Secondary Applied  3/0
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​ 3​
(Prerequisite: MUS 141 & 142 or proficiency)
MUS 242​ Music Theory IV​ 3​
(Prerequisite: MUS 141 & 142 or proficiency)
MUS 257​ Theory Lab III​ (Prerequisite: MUS 157-158 or proficiency) 1​
MUS 258​ Theory Lab IV (Prerequisite: 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 and Recording Techniques   3
MUS 371  Choral Literature and Arranging  3
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 405/408  Secondary Applied   2/0
MUS 434SI American & World Music (Prerequisite: MUS 241) 3
MUS 450​ Film Scoring/Multimedia (F Even; Prerequisite: MUS 241​ 3​
or consent  of instructor)
MUS 451 Orchestration (F Even; Prerequisite: MUS 242)  3
MUS 452​ Fugal Technique (F Even; Prerequisite: MUS 242 or ​ 3​
consent of instructor)
MUS 453​ Topics Electronic Music (Prerequisite: MUS 241 or​ 3​
consent of instructor)​
MUS 456​ Reading & Transposition (F Even; Prerequisite: MUS 242 ​ 2​
or consent of instructor)
                                                                                             Total: ​ ​81

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