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2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog 
2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Theory/Composition Major, B.M.

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Bachelor of Music in theory/composition is intended for students whose primary interest is in music theory or composition, and for those who intend to pursue graduate work in music theory or composition.

Music Theory/Composition Core

Select Either Credits: 2-3

Ensemble Credits: 24

Large Ensembles Credits (12-18)

Only the following are designated as Large Ensembles: MUS 267-467 (Choir), MUS 268-468 (Chamber Choir), MUS  266-466 (Wind Ensemble), MUS 277-477 (Orchestra), MUS 287-487 (Marching and Concert  Band-fall quarter only) and MUS 288-488 (Symphonic Band). Note: All ensemble courses have 200 level and 400 level numbers. The 200 level numbers are used by freshmen and sophomores, the 400 level numbers by juniors and seniors.

Chamber Ensembles Credits (6-12)

Applied Music Credits: 21

Individual Instruction (12)

At least 4 credits of MUS 264 required.

Secondary Applied (3)

Conducting (6)

Music Theory Credits: 30

First Year Theory (9)

Students enrolled in the first-year theory sequence (MUS 144, 145, 146) must have passed or be currently enrolled in the corresponding Class piano course (MUS 154A). A waiver of this requirement can be obtained by demonstrating keyboard skills to any piano faculty member.

Second Year Theory (9)

Upper Division Theory (12)

Additional Required Courses Credits: 38

Music Composition (24)

Total Credits: 127 to 128

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