Music Composition minor

Music Composition minor

Courses

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The music composition minor provides the essentials of music theory, a historical perspective of music and technical methods of sound design. Students gain the foundational knowledge and skills to compose music for a variety of media, including games, film, animation, musical theater and stage performance.

  • MUSC 140 Music Theory
  • MUSC 240 Music Composition
  • MUSC 270 Survey of Western Music I: Chant through Mozart*
  • MUSC 271 Survey of Western Music II: Romantics to Contemporary*
  • MUST 340 Arranging and Transcriptions
  • SNDS 105 Desktop Audio
  • SNDS 201 Introduction to Sound Design
  • — ANIM, CHAR, DANC, DWRI, EQST, FILM, ITGM, MOME, MPRA, MUST, PREV, PROD, SFDM, SNDS, TECH, TELE, THED or VSFX elective
  • — ANIM, CHAR, DANC, DWRI, EQST, FILM, ITGM, MOME, MPRA, MUST, PREV, PROD, SFDM, SNDS, TECH, TELE, THED or VSFX elective

Total course of study: 40 hours

* Choose one of these two courses.