2021-2022 Catalog

 

Music Composition - B. Mus.

This program will prepare the student in the liberal arts tradition for graduate school, further study in composition, or as a private teacher of music theory and composition.

Requirements (83 credits)

Required Core Courses (46 credits)

MUS-102PApplied Study Perfor-Level 1

2

MUS-160Introduction to Music Theory

2

MUS-162Music Theory I

3

MUS-164Ear Training I

2

MUS-180Humanities Fine Arts

3

MUS-202PApplied Study Perfor- Level 2

2

MUS-261Music Theory II

3

MUS-263Ear Training II

2

MUS-264Music Theory III

3

MUS-266Ear Training III

1

MUS-265Form and Analysis

2

MUS-275Introduction to Computer Applications in Music

1

MUS-302PApplied Study Perfor Level 3

2

MUS-371Music History and Literature I

3

MUS-372Music History and Literature II

3

MUS-402PApplied Study Perfor-Level 4

2

MUS-442Senior Recital - Music Majors

2

MUS-490Senior Seminar

2

MUS-342PJunior Recital

2

Supportive Courses in Music (37 credits)

Required Courses (16 credits)

MUS-105Class Piano Level I

2

MUS-165Class Piano II

2

MUS-205Class Piano Level III

2

MUS-305Class Piano Level IV

2

MUS-119Keyboard Skills

2

MUS-268Counterpoint

2

MUS-285Beginning Conducting

2

MUS-318Orchestration

2

Ensembles – Choose seven from the following (7 credits):

Large Ensembles:
MUS-174Women's Chorus

0 to 1

MUS-182Piano Ensemble

0 to 1

MUS-192University Chorale

0 to 1

MUS-193University Singers

0 to 1

MUS-194Chamber Singers

0 to 1

MUS-196Wind Ensemble

0 to 1

MUS-198Orchestra

0 to 1

Small Ensembles:
MUS-173Handbell Ensemble

0 to 1

MUS-175Chapel Ensemble

0 to 1

MUS-177Clarinet Quartet

0 to 1

MUS-178Saxophone Quartet

0 to 1

MUS-179Woodwind Quintet

0 to 1

MUS-181Guitar Ensemble

0 to 1

MUS-183IWU Jazz Combo

0 to 1

MUS-184World Music Ensemble

0 to 1

MUS-185Flute Ensemble

0 to 1

MUS-186Chamber Music

0 to 1

MUS-189Honors Brass Quintet

0 to 1

MUS-195Percussion Ensemble

0 to 1

MUS-197Jazz Ensemble

0 to 1

Secondary Instrument (4 credits)

MUS-111Applied Study - (music Minors)

1

MUS-112Applied Study - (music Minors)

1

MUS-211Applied Study - (music Minors)

1

MUS-212Applied Study - (music Minors)

1

Music Elective hours selected from the following (9 credits):

MUS-280Choral Techniques

2

MUS-281Woodwind Techniques and Pedagogy

2

MUS-282String Techniques and Pedagogy

2

MUS-283Percussion Techniques and Pedagogy

2

MUS-284Brass Techniques and Pedagogy

2

MUS-286Advanced Conducting

2

MUS-300Arranging

1

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