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Bachelor of Music - Option in Composition (132 units)

Requirements

Take the following course:

  • MUS 129 to be taken each semester in residence until successful completion of the Upper-Division Screening Examination in applied music (4 unit minimum required).

Take all of the following courses:

  • MUS 241 Counterpoint (3)
    Prerequisite: MUS 142B and consent of instructor.
  • MUS 244A Composition Workshop I (2)
    Prerequisite: MUS 142A and consent of instructor.
  • MUS 244B Composition Workshop II (2)
    Prerequisites: MUS 244A and consent of instructor.
  • MUS 344 Composition (2)
    Prerequisites: MUS 244A-B; Corequisite MUS 329X.
  • MUS 423B Senior Composition Recital (1)
    Prerequisites: Senior standing and consent of instructor.
  • MUS 444 Advanced Composition (2)
    Prerequisites: MUS 344; Corequisite: MUS 329X.

Take 14 units from the following courses (at least 3 units must be selected from MUS 370, MUS 455, MUS 456, MUS 457 or MUS 497E):

  • MUS 272A, MUS 329X (may be repeated multiple times), MUS 370, MUS 371A, MUS 371B, MUS 411A, MUS 411B, MUS 441, MUS 442, MUS 443, MUS 444, MUS 455, MUS 456, MUS 457, MUS 458, MUS 497D-E-G, and THEA 449.

Take three units from the following courses:

  • MUS 200B, MUS 326, MUS 393, MUS 400B, MUS 422, MUS 425, and MUS 474.

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