Checksheet - BM Composition Option

Bachelor of Music Composition Option
Requirement Checksheet

Requirements Outside Music (24-46)

ACE: Achievement-Centered Education (24-30 hours)
ACE 1. Written Texts Incorporating Research and Knowledge Skills (3 crs)
ACE 2. Communication Skills (3 crs)
ACE 3. Mathematical, Computational, Statistical or Formal Reasoning Skills (3 crs)
ACE 4. Sciences (3 crs)
ACE 5. Humanities (3 crs)
ACE 6. Social Sciences (3 crs)

ACE 7. Arts (3 crs) This requirement is fulfilled within the major through MUSC 160 or MUSC 365

ACE 8. Ethical Principles, Civics, and Stewardship (3 crs)
ACE 9. Global Awareness or Knowledge of Human Diversity (3 crs) 
ACE 10. Creative/Scholarly Product (3 crs) This requirement is fulfilled within the major through MUSC 445 (Analysis for Performance)

 


 
Languages - Classical and Modern (0-16 cr)

 
Minimum Total Requirements in Music (79 cr)

Music Core Curriculum
Music Classroom Classes Common to All Music Degrees (28 credits)
MUSC 64 Major Field Test 0
MUSC 160 Music as Art, Disp & Pro 3
MUSC 131 Keyboard Skills I 1
MUSC 132 Keyboard Skills II 1
MUSC 165 Music Theory I 3
MUSC 165A Aural Skills I 1
MUSC 166 Music Theory II 3
MUSC 166A Aural Skills II 1
MUSC 265 Music Theory III 3
MUSC 265A Aural Skills III 1
MUSC 266 Music Theory IV 3
MUSC 266A Aural Skills IV 1
MUSC 274 Beginning Conducting 1
MUSC 365 Music History & Literature I 3
MUSC 366 Music History & Literature II 3
MUSR 68 UG Convocation (7 semester) 0

 

Piano Proficiency (2 crs, unless waived) 
MUAP 231 Keyboard Skills III 1
MUAP 232 Keyboard Skills IV 1

 

Composition Study (8 semesters; 16 cr)
MUCP 183 Composition I 2
MUCP 184 Composition II 2
MUCP 283 Composition III 2
MUCP 284 Composition IV 2
MUCP 383 Composition V 2
MUCP 384 Composition VI 2
MUCP 483 Composition VII 2
MUCP 484 Composition VIII 2
Minor Applied Area (Voice or Instrument) (4 semesters; 4 cr)
MUAP 1_ _ 1
MUAP 1_ _ 1
MUAP 1_ _ 1
MUAP 1_ _ 1

  

Solo Recitals (1 cr)
MUSR 90 Jr Year Recital 0 cr
MUSR 490 Sr Year Recital 1 cr
Large Ensembles (8 semesters; 8 cr)
1. MUDC 343 Varsity Chorus OR MUDC 346 University Chorale 1
2. Group I/IA or II Ensembles and/or Accompanying or
  Chamber Music (7 semesters; 7 crs)
  During semesters of study in the minor area, the chosen ensemble
  must be appropriate to the minor applied area.
MUDC _ _ _ _   1
MUDC _ _ _ _ 1
MUDC _ _ _ _ 1
MUDC _ _ _ _ 1
MUDC _ _ _ _ 1
MUDC _ _ _ _ 1
MUDC _ _ _ _ 1
Beyond the Core: Additional Music Classes in the BM Composition degree (20 cr)
Analysis for Performance (MUSC 445) 3
Composition Methods (MUED 343) 2
Theory/History/Literature Elective 3
Theory/History/Literature Elective 3
Theory/History/Literature Elective 3
Additional Music Electives 6
(MUSC, MUOP, MUEN, MUAP)
Max 2 cr MUEN; max 2 cr MUOP;  max 3 cr MUAP


Minimum Additional Electives to Reach 120 credits (0-17)

Not restricted to music. The total will vary with the individual situation, depending on (but not limited to) the results of waivers and transfer credit evaluation, the means of fulfilment of the Foreign Language requirement, the means of fulfilment of ACE requirements, and the number of credits taken for the senior recital.