Checksheet - BM Composition Option

Bachelor of Music Composition Option
Requirement Checksheet

August 2017

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 (79-81 cr)

Music Core Curriculum
Music Classroom Classes Common to All Music Degrees (28 credits)
MUSC64 Major Field Test 0
MUSC160 Music as Art, Disp & Pro 3
MUSC131 Keyboard Skills I 1
MUSC132 Keyboard Skills II 1
MUSC165 Music Theory I 3
MUSC165A Aural Skills I 1
MUSC166 Music Theory II 3
MUSC166A Aural Skills II 1
MUSC265 Music Theory III 3
MUSC265A Aural Skills III 1
MUSC266 Music Theory IV 3
MUSC266A Aural Skills IV 1
MUSC274 Beginning Conducting 1
MUSC365 Music History & Literature I 3
MUSC366 Music History & Literature II 3
MUSR 68 Recital Attendance (7 semester) 0

 

Piano Proficiency (2 crs, unless waived) 
MUAP231 Keyboard Skills III 1
MUAP232 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 (1-3 cr)
MUSR 90 Jr Recital 0
MUSR 490 Sr Recital 1-3
Large Ensembles (8 semesters; 8 cr)
1. MUDC 243 Varsity Chorus OR MUDC 246 University Chorale 1
2. Group I/IA or II Ensembles and/or Accompanying or
  Chamber Music (7 sem; 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, MUCO, MUAP)
Max 2 cr MUCO; 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.