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  Nov 18, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18

Music Composition


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A student must be able to demonstrate previous music composition practice and competency before being admitted to a music composition major. Previous compositional practice will be assessed through a review of the student’s creative work involving sound. The student will need to have completed two or three works. All Bachelor of Music: Music Composition candidates are required to present a Senior Recital consisting of at least 30 minutes of original compositions which are an outgrowth of the candidate’s course work and which have been approved by the composition faculty member with whom the student is studying at the time of the recital. In addition to core requirements for all Bachelor of Music majors, Music Composition majors must fulfill the following:

Music Composition Major Requirements


Applied Music Composition (16 hours minimum)


Electronic Music (8 hours minimum)


Compositional Topics (8 hours minimum)


Additional credits selected from the following:


Recommendations


It is recommended that the student also consider electing:

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