Music Composition

Major: Music with Composition Concentration

Catalog: 2009-2010

*See DegreeWorks for correct list of classes to meet requirements
**Class offered on alternate years. Adjust schedule as necessary. See department advisor for additional information.
Recommended Course Schedule Guide
First Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
MUSI 121 Theory I 3 MUSI 122 Theory II 3
MUSI 131 Sight Singing/Ear Training I 1 MUSI 132 Sight Singing/Ear Training II 1
MUSI 130 Music in World Cultures 2 HHPA 120 Lifelong Fitness 2
BIBL 100 Bible Survey 4   *Social Science GE Requirement (6 sem credit hours) 3
GEED 130 First Year Seminar 1   *LITR GE Requirement 3
WRIT 110 College Writing 3   *COMM GE Requirement 3
  MUSA 105/305 (10 credits required w/MUSA Ensemble - at least 4 semesters) 1   MUSA 105/305 (10 credits required w/MUSA Ensemble - at least 4 semesters) 1
  MUSA Ensemble (10 credits required w/MUSA 105/305 - at least 4 semesters) 1   MUSA Ensemble (10 credits required w/MUSA 105/305 - at least 4 semesters) 1
Total Semester Credits 16 Total Semester Credits 17
Cumulative Credits 16 Cumulative Credits 33
Second Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
MUSI 221 Theory III 4 MUSI 180 Intro to Music Technology 2
MUSI 225 Composition I 1 MUSI 222 Theory IV 4
  MUSA 105/305 (10 credits required w/MUSA Ensemble - at least 4 semesters) 1 MUSI 225 Composition I 1
  MUSA Ensemble (10 credits required w/MUSA 105/305 - at least 4 semesters) 1   MUSA 105/305 (10 credits required w/MUSA Ensemble - at least 4 semesters) 1
  *MATH GE Requirement 3   MUSA Ensemble (10 credits required w/MUSA 105/305 - at least 4 semesters) 1
  *Fine Arts GE Requirement 3   *Humanities GE Elective Requirement 2-3
  *Natural Science GE Requirement (6-8 sem credit hrs) 3   *Natural Science GE Requirement (6-8 sem credit hrs) 3
        *HHPA GE Requirement (activity class) 1
      Music Majors must pass Piano Profiency (recommended by end of Sophomore year)  
      Music Majors must pass Upper Division Jury (recommended by end of Sophomore year)  
Total Semester Credits 16 Total Semester Credits 15
Cumulative Credits 49 Cumulative Credits 64
Third Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
MUSI 200 Basic Conducting 1.5 MUSI 312 Music History II 3
MUSI 311 Music History I 3 MUSI 430** Instrumentation and Orchestration 2
MUSI 425 Composition II 1.5 MUSI 425 Composition II 1.5
  MUSA 105/305 (10 credits required w/MUSA Ensemble - at least 4 semesters) 1   *Global and Cultural Understanding GE Requirement 3
  MUSA Ensemble (10 credits required w/MUSA 105/305 - at least 4 semesters) 1   *BIBL/RELI GE Elective Requirement 3
  *HIST GE Requirement 3   *Social Science GE Requirement (6 sem credit hours) 3
  Electives 6      
Total Semester Credits 17 Total Semester Credits 15.5
Cumulative Credits 81 Cumulative Credits 96
Fourth Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
MUSI 310** Counterpoint 2 MUSI 425 Composition II 1.5
MUSI 320 Form and Analysis 2   *Global and Cultural Understanding GE Requirement 3
MUSI 400 Music and Christian Faith 2   Electives 11
MUSI 425 Composition II 1.5      
MUSI 490 Senior Recital/Project 1      
GEED 490 Senior Capstone 3      
RELI 300 Christian Foundations 3      
Total Semester Credits 14.5 Total Semester Credits 15.5
Cumulative Credits 111 Cumulative Credits 126
    Total Credits for Degree 126.0

NOTES:

WRIT 110 may be waived with a verbal SAT score of 670 or higher. Math requirement may be waived with a math SAT score of 600 or higher.

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