Music BM, Music Composition Emphasis

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, graduates will:

  • Have technical skills requisite for artistic self-expression (Performance) 
  • Understand the common elements and organizational patters of music and their interaction (Musicianship Skills and Analysis)
  • Have a rudimentary capacity to create original or derivative music (Composition/Improvisation)
  • Have basic knowledge of music history and repertories through the present time (History and Repertory)
  • Be Able to work on musical problems by combining their capabilities in performance, aural, verbal and visual analysis; composition/improvisation; history and repertory (Synthesis)
First Year
FallHoursSpringHours
INTDSC 100311THRY COM 13113
THRY COM 13001THRY COM 13122
THRY COM 13013PRACTM 11501
THRY COM 13022AP MUS 14XX1
PRACTM 11401AP MUS 14600
AP MUS 14XX1EN PER XXXX1
AP MUS 14600ENGL 11003
EX PER XXXX1EXPLORE - Social Sciences3
CORE - US History and Government3 
CORE - Mathematics Proficiency3 
 16 14
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHours
THRY COM 23013THRY COM 23113
THRY COM 23022THRY COM 23122
THRY COM 33001THRY COM 33001
M H L T 20103M H L T 20203
PRACTM 21601PRACTM 21801
AP MUS 14XX1AP MUS 14XX1
AP MUS 14600AP MUS 14600
EN PER XXXX1EN PER XXXX1
CORE - Communication Proficiency3PRACTM 25102
EXPLORE - Mathematics and Life/Natural Sciences3CORE - Information Literacy3
 18 17
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours
THRY COM 33101M H L T 1150, 1160, 1170, or 11803
THRY COM 34103THRY COM 31102
M H L T 42XX Music History Elective3THRY COM 33101
AP MUS 34XX1AP MUS 34XX1
AP MUS 34600AP MUS 34600
EN PER XXXX1EN PER XXXX1
PRACTM 35212PRACTM 32801
ENGL 31003EXPLORE - Social Sciences3
 EXPLORE - Math and Sciences3
 14 15
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours
M H L T 42XX Music History Elective3AP MUS 34XX1
THRY COM 33101AP MUS 34600
EN PER XXXX1AP MUS 35100
AP MUS 34XX1THRY COM 31202
AP MUS 34600THRY COM 34202
EXPLORE - Social Sciences3THRY COM 33101
EXPLORE - Mathematics and Life/Natural Sciences3EN PER XXXX1
THRY COM 3130 or 31402PRACTM 41003
 Elective or minor2
 14 12
Total Hours: 120

 PLEASE NOTE: This plan is an example of what a four year plan could look like for a typical student. Placement exam scores in math as well as the completion of coursework may change the plan. It should not be used in the place of regular academic advising appointments. All students are encouraged to meet with their advisor each semester. All requirements are subject to change.