Music Composition, Minor
Offered in: Chicago
A 15-credit-hour minor in composition is available to students pursuing the Bachelor of Music (in any field) or the Bachelor of Musical Arts degree who have passed MUSC 121A MUSICIANSHIP I:WRITTEN SKILLS/MUSC 121B MUSICIANSHIP I:AURAL SKILLS/MUSC 121C MUSICIANSHIP I:PIANO SKILLS and MUSC 122A MUSICIANSHIP II:WRITTEN SKILLS/MUSC 122B MUSICIANSHIP II:AURAL SKILLS/MUSC 122C MUSICIANSHIP II:PIANO SKILLS with a B average (minimum). Students may use courses already required for their major toward fulfillment of the minor in composition.
The completion of the following requirements with an average of B or better fulfills the requirements for the minor. Students may elect complete sequences (such as MTA 301 INSTRUMENTATION/ORCHESTRATION and MTA 302 ADVANCED ORCHESTRATION) or the first course in any of the three sequences.
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.
|MCMP 225||COMPOSITION SEMINAR (two semesters)||0|
|MCMP 325||THE ART AND PROCESS OF COMPOSING||3|
|Select four of the following:||12|
|COMPOSITION & ARRANGING I|
|COMPOSITION & ARRANGING II|
|FORM AND ANALYSIS|
|ANALYSIS OF POST-TONAL MUSIC|
|INTRO ELECTROACOUSTIC MUSIC|
|ELECTROACOUSTIC MUSIC II|
|Total Credit Hours||15|