BACHELOR OF MUSIC WITH A MAJOR IN COMPOSITION

Degree Coordinator: Dr. Phillip Magnuson

WHAT IS THE MUSIC COMPOSITION DEGREE PROGRAM?
This degree is constructed to develop majors into composers of vision, depth, and experience. Writing music is a highly subjective field, and requires a knowledge of all facets of music making in order to be a successful composer.

WHAT IS THE OBJECTIVE OF THE MUSIC COMPOSITION DEGREE PROGRAM?
Composition majors are guided to learn from music history, acquaint themselves with the present, and form a concept for their future works. They are encouraged to develop creative, critical, esthetic, and intellectual musical skills. Graduates from this program should plan on continuing their musical growth in a reputable graduate degree program.

Listed below are the required courses for a major in composition.

MUSIC REQUIREMENTS (87)

UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS (49)



Total required for graduation=136 semester hours
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