The undergraduate curriculum provides extensive training in students' majors, comprehensive instruction in music theory and music history, and an introduction to liberal arts disciplines.

Composition - Bachelor of Musiccredits
Studio (4 credits per semester)
CMP 100
32
Composition
CMP 132 (first year)
CMP 411T-412T* (second year)
CMP 461T-462T (third year)
CMP 515-516 or 517-518 (third year)
CMP 443T-444T
20
Music Theory
THYU 101-102, 106 (9 credits)
THYU 202-202 (6 credits)
THYU 207-208 (6 credits)
 10
Music History
MHST 111 (2 credits)
Electives (8 credits)
 10
Liberal Arts
LARTS 111, 221 (4 credits)
Electives (17 credits)
 21
Entrepreneurial Musicianship
ENTP 351 (third year)
 1
Ensemble**
4
Class Instruction
from: PNO 130, VC 161-162, 261-262
2
Liberal Arts, Music History, Music Theory Electives
6
Free Electives
3
Total Credits120

*For CMP 411T, the prerequisite of THYU 207-208 is waived

**CHOR 110, or other ensemble as determined by applied instrument/voice, with approval of department chair and Ensemble Director.

Additional Requirements:
1) Promotional at the end of the first, second, and third years (CMP 195, 295, 395)
2) If the third-year promotional is not passed, an additional review is required during the fourth year (CMP 490).

2011-08-08


IT'S LIKE AN ACT OF MURDER; YOU PLAY WITH INTENT TO COMMIT SOMETHING. DUKE ELLINGTON