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Curriculum

BM, Music Theory and Composition: Contemporary Production and Songwriting

Liberal Arts Requirements

40
 
College Core Curriculum (CORE) 32
 
Foreign Language   4
 
Expository Writing   8
EXPOS-UA 1 Writing the Essay 4
ACE-UE 110 The Advanced College Essay 4
 
Foundations of Contemporary Culture 8
CORE-UA.04xx/ST- CORE-UE Texts and Ideas** 4
CORE-UA.05xx/ST- CORE-UE Cultures and Contexts** 4
 
Foundations of Scientific Inquiry 8
CORE-UA.xxxx/ST- CORE-UE Quantitative Reasoning/Mathematics**  
  4
CORE-UA.xxxx/ST- CORE-UE Natural Science**  
  4
Unrestricted Liberal Arts Elective 4
Other Liberal Arts Requirements: Music History** 8
MPATC-UE 1195 Songwriting History & Criticism I (14 Songs) 2
MPATC-UE 1196 Songwriting History & Criticism II (14 Songs) 2
Select two history courses from the following, by advisment (4 points) 4
MPATC-UE 1067 Music History I: Medieval & Renaissance 2
MPATC-UE 1068 Music History II: Baroque & Classical 2
MPATC-UE 1077 Music History III: 19th Century 2
MPATC-UE 1078 Music History IV: 20th Century 2
MPATC-UE 1500 Film Music Aesthetic and Historical Perspectives 2
MPAVP-UE 1351 Music Theatre History I 2
MPAVP-UE 1352 Music Theatre History II 2
MPAJZ-UE 160x
(Ex. MPAJZ-UE 1602)
Music in World Cultures
(Ex. Music in World Cultures: Chicago Blues)
2
MPATC-UE 1123 Context and Analysis in World Music 2
MPAJZ-UE 1121 Jazz History 2
 

Specialization Requirements

88
 
Required Music Courses 16
MPATC-UE 6 Aural Comprehension I 1
MPATC-UE 7 Aural Comprehension II 1
MPATC-UE 8 Aural Comprehension III 1
MPATC-UE 9 Aural Comprehension IV (a) 1
MPATC-UE 35 Music Theory I 2
MPATC-UE 36 Music Theory II 2
MPATC-UE 37 Music Theory III 2
MPATC-UE 38 OR
MPAJZ-UE 1039
Music Theory IV OR
Jazz Theory & Ear Training I (a)
2
MPAPE-UE 72 Keyboard Skills I 1
MPAPE-UE 73 Keyboard Skills II 1
MPATC-UE 92 Collegium & Program Seminar (b) 0
MPATC-UE 1091 Junior Experience 1
MPATC-UE 1092 Capstone 1
Music Composition Specialization Courses 33
MPATC-UE 1021 Private Composition 24
MPATE-UE 1801 Fundamentals of Music Technology 2
MPAMB-UE 100 Business Structure of the Music Industry 2
MPATC-UE 0027 Percussion Practicum for Music Composition 2
MPATC-UE 1xxx Orchestration I 3
Contemporary Production and Songwriting Concentration Courses 17
MPATC-UE 1424 Composers Forum (2 semesters, 1 credit each) 2
MPATC-UE 1190 Songwriters Forum (2 semesters, 2 credits each) 4
MPATE-GE 2637 Advanced Topics in Music Technology: Production for Songwriters 3
MPAMB-UE 205 Music Publishing 2
MPATC-UE 1049 Contemporary Scoring: Creative and Technological Practices 3
MPATC-UE 1098 OR
MPAJZ-UE 1119
Orchestration II OR
Jazz Arranging & Composition I
3
Electives   22
Additional Requirements
SAHS-UE 1 New Student Seminar 0
Writing Proficiency Examination

(a) Passing score on Comprehensive Exam in Theory and Aural Skills is required for completion.
(b) Required every semester

**By Advisement