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Music Composition, Minor

Offered in: CHICAGO

A 15 semester hour minor in composition is available to students pursuing the Bachelor of Music degree in any field who have passed MUSC 121 A/B/C and MUSC 122 A/B/C with a B average (minimum). Students may use courses already required for their major towards fulfillment of the minor in composition.

Requirements

The completion of the following requirements with an average of B or better fulfills the requirements for the minor.

  MCMP 205 Beginning Composition for Music Majors .....3
  MCMP 225 Composition Seminar (two semesters) .....
  MTA 305 Form and Analysis .....3

Three of the following classes:

  JAZZ 305 Composition and Arranging I .....3
  JAZZ 306 Composition and Arranging II .....3
  MTA 301 Instrumentation/Orchestration .....3
  MTA 302 Advanced Orchestration .....3
  MTA 304 Counterpoint .....3
  MTA 325 Electroacoustic Music II .....3
  MTA 325 Introduction to Electroacoustic Music .....3

Students pursuing the composition minor must have at least one and up to three pieces performed on a student composition recital during the course of their studies.