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.

In addition to the other degree requirements, students complete the following music courses :

General Requirements:

  • CORE (43)
  • Jan Term (9)

Music Requirements:

  • MUSI 0999 Music Seminar (0) taken each semester
  • MUSI 1110 Lit. & Lang of Music (2)
  • 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 1107 (or 1108) Ensemble (5)
  • MUSI 1103, 1104, & 2203 Piano 1-3 (3)
  • MUSI 2310 Orchestration (3)
  • MUSI 2390 Audio Engineering (3)
  • MUSI 3369 New Media (3)
  • MUSI 1211 Composition Seminar (3) repeat for credit
  • MUSI 3210 Advanced Composition Seminar (3) repeat for credit
  • MUSI 3366 Conducting (3)
  • MUSI 2301 & 2302 Music History 1-2 (6)
  • MUSI 3384 Junior Recital (0)
  • MUSI 4470 Internship (1)
  • MUSI 4484 Senior Recital (1)
  • MUSI 4486 Special Topics in Music OR Approved Music Electives (6)
  • Music Electives (12)

    TOTAL = 126