Advising Course Plan - Music Composition Major

NOTE: This document is a courtesy advising plan only.  It places the official catalog course requirements (but not all co-curricular or other requirements) in a suggested sequence.  Please continuously consult the official catalog for all requirements.  Honors Program students consult their advisor for General Education course modifications. 

First Year
FallUnits
FSEM 100First Year Seminar1
MUSC 171Music Theory I1
MUSC 173Aural Training I0.5
MUSC 175Functional Keyboard I0.0
MUSC 151Music Culture0.5
MUSE Course (Ensemble as assigned)**.25
MUSC 279Introduction to Composition0.25
MUSC 252Composition Seminar0.0
MUSA 112Primary Lower-Division Lessons for Music Majors0.5
 Term Units4
Spring
MUSC 152Musical Style and Analysis0.5
MUSC 172Music Theory II1
MUSC 174Aural Training II0.5
MUSC 176Functional Keyboard II0.0
MUSE Course (Ensemble as assigned)**.25
MUSC 279Introduction to Composition0.25
MUSC 252Composition Seminar0.0
General Education Requirement (any S course recommended) (WE)11
MUSA 112Primary Lower-Division Lessons for Music Majors0.5
 Term Units4
Second Year
Fall
MUSC 271Music Theory III1
MUSC 273Aural Training III0.5
MUSC 275Functional Keyboard III0.0
MUSE Course (Ensemble as assigned)**.25
MUSC 279Introduction to Composition0.25
MUSC 252Composition Seminar0.0
MUSA 112Primary Lower-Division Lessons for Music Majors0.5
MUSC 277Conducting I0.5
General Education Requirement (Language 101 or 102L recommended)1
 Term Units4
Spring
MUSC 272Music Theory IV1
MUSC 274Aural Training IV0.5
MUSC 276Functional Keyboard IV0.0
MUSE Course (Ensemble as assigned)**.25
MUSC 279Introduction to Composition0.25
MUSC 252Composition Seminar0.0
MUSA 112Primary Lower-Division Lessons for Music Majors0.5
MUSC 259
or DIGA 161A
Technology for Musicians
Digital Audio Fundamentals
0.5 or 1
General Education Requirement (Language 102L recommended) or free elective1
 Term Units4 to 4.5
Third Year
Fall
MUSC 375Composition I1
MUSC 252Composition Seminar0.0
MUSA 312Primary Upper-Division Lessons for Music Majors0.5
MUSC 311Music History I1
MUSC 379Orchestration and Arranging1
MUSC 365Keyboard Pedagogy0.5
MUSE Course (Ensemble as assigned)**.25
 Term Units4.25
Spring
MUSC 376Composition II1
MUSC 252Composition Seminar0.0
MUSA 312Primary Upper-Division Lessons for Music Majors0.5
MUSX 362Junior Recital0.0
MUSC 3121Music History II (WE)1
MUSC 371
or 471
Counterpoint
Advanced Analysis
1
MUSC 300Career Skills for the Entrepreneurial Musician0.5
MUSE Course (Ensemble as assigned)**.25
 Term Units4.25
Fourth Year
Fall
MUSC 475Composition III1
MUSC 252Composition Seminar0.0
MUSA 111Secondary Lessons for Music Majors0.25
MUSC Upper Division Music Literature Elective1
General Education Requirement (any V course) (WE)11
General Education Requirement (any Q course)1
MUSE Course (Ensemble as assigned)**.25
 Term Units4.5
Spring
MUSC 499Senior Research Project1
MUSC 252Composition Seminar0.0
MUSA 111Secondary Lessons for Music Majors0.25
MUSX 462Senior Recital0.0
General Education Requirement (any H course recommended) (WE)11
MUSC 371
or 471
Counterpoint
Advanced Analysis
1
MUSE Course (Ensemble as assigned)**.25
 Term Units3.5
Total Unit: 32.5 to 33