Composition

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Freshman Year

The break down of courses throughout the semesters for first year students in the composition major under the Music division.
COURSE #COURSE NAMECREDITS
First Semester
MUC 1201 Composition 1 2
MUT 1111 Music Theory I 3
MUT 1241 Sight-singing/Ear Training I 1
MVK 1111 Class Piano I 1
MUM 2623 MIDI Electronic Music I 2
Second Semester
MUC 1202 Composition II 2
MUT 1112 Music Theory II 3
MUT1242 Sight-singing/Ear Training II 1
MVK 1112 Class Piano 2 1
MUM 2624 MIDI Electronic Music 2 2

Sophomore Year

The break down of courses throughout the semesters for second year students in the composition major under the Music division.
COURSE #COURSE NAMECREDITS
First Semester
MUC 2101 Composition Skills III 2
MUT 2116 Music Theory III 3
MUT 2246 Sight-singing/Ear Training III 1
MVK 2121 Class Piano 3 1
Second Semester
MUC 2102 Composition Skills IV 2
MUT 2117 Music Theory IV 3
MUT 2247 Sight-singing/Ear Training IV 1
MVK 2122 Class Piano IV 1

Junior Year

The break down of courses throughout the semesters for third year students in the composition major under the Music division.
COURSE #COURSE NAMECREDITS
First Semester
MUN 3463 Chamber Music Ensemble 1
MUG 4104 Basic Conducting 2
MUH 3211 Survey of Music History I 3
MV Applied Instrument 3
MUC 3231 Composition I 3
MUT 4421 Tonal Counterpoint 3
Second Semester
MUN 3463 Chamber Music Ensemble 1
MUT 3611 Form & Analysis I 3
MUH 3212 Survey of Music History II 3
MV Applied Instrument 3
MUT 3321 Arranging/Orchestration 3
MUC 3232 Composition II 3

Senior Year

The break down of courses throughout the semesters for fourth year students in the composition major under the Music division.
COURSE #COURSE NAMECREDITS
First Semester
MUC 4241 Composition III 3
MUT 4601 Score Reading 2
MUC 4572 Music From 1900 to 1945 3
Second Semester
MUC 4951 Sr. Composition Recital 2
MUC 4242 Composition IV 3
MUC 4573 Music Since 1945 3
MUS 4905 Sr. Composition Project 1

12 Elective Credits

The break down of elective courses for students in the composition major under the Music division.
COURSE #COURSE NAMECREDITS
HUM 3512 Art in Society 3
MUL 4662 History and Literature of Opera 3
MUS 4635 Aesthetics of Music 3
MUL 4361 Romantic Literature 3
MUH 4016 History of Jazz 3
MUL 4500 Symphonic Literature 3
MUL 4400 Piano Literature Seminar 3
MUL 4561 Chamber Music Literature 3
MUS 4905 Projects and Problems 1
MUS 4905 Projects and Problems 2
MUS 4905 Projects and Problems 3