2020-2021 Catalog 
    Aug 09, 2022  
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Composition Major, B.Mus.

75-87 hours

This major is offered for the student who is interested in the creative process of music. The emphasis in Music Composition is on writing music in the traditional forms as well as developing an individual style of composition. This program is designed to prepare students for advanced studies in composition or theory at the graduate level. Private applied study in composition is open to all Music majors and minors.

Students choosing the Composition major must complete four (4) semesters of college-level Applied instruction, and must participate in an Upper-Division Hearing Recital in that Applied area, in addition to submitting a composition portfolio.

The Piano Proficiency Exam must be satisfied prior to the approval of the senior portfolio.