Composition & Music Technologies

Bachelor of Music in Composition & Music Technologies

This program of study prepares the student for an entry-level position in the music industry or continued study at the graduate level. Students of this program typically come from backgrounds that include performance, song writing, composition, electronic and/or computer music. The course work prepares students for a wide variety of activities, such as film/video scoring, multimedia, electro-acoustic concert and studio applications, music printing, digital audio and video editing, 5.1 audio editing and mixing, and MIDI applications of every sort.

Internships allow students to tailor their academic work to their specific career goals and gain valuable experience with industry professionals. Internships may be repeated for credit.

General Requirements:

  • CORE (40*) 
  • Jan Term (9) 

Music Requirements:

  • MUSI 0999 -- Music Seminar (0) taken each semester
  • MUSI 1110 -- Lit. & Lang of Music (3) 
  • MUSI 1101*, 1102, & 2201 -- Music Theory 1-3 (9) 
  • MUSI 1113, 1114, & 2213 -- Ear Training 1-3 (6) 
  • MUSI 1105 (or 1106) -- Applied Lessons (5) 
  • MUSI 1105 (or 1106) Applied Comp (1)
  • MUSI 3105 (or 3106) Applied Comp (10)
  • MUSI 1107 (or 1108) Ensemble (5) 
  • MUSI 1103 & 1104 -- Piano 1-2 (4) 
  • MUSI 2390 – Audio Engineering (3)
  • MUSI 3311 -- Counterpoint & Chorale (3) 
  • MUSI 3369 – New Media (3)
  • MUSI 3366 -- Conducting (3) 
  • MUSI 3301** & 3302 -- Music History 1-2 (6) 
  • MUSI 3384 – Junior Recital (1)
  • MUSI 4470 – Internship (1)
  • MUSI 4484 – Senior Recital (1)
  • Special Topics OR Approved  3000+ Electives (10)

TOTAL = 123

* MUSI 1101 counts as CORE Fine Arts elective.
** MUSI 3301 counts as one of the CORE Humanities courses.