Music Composition (MUC)

MUC 1211  Music Composition 1  
Credit Hours:   2  
Prerequisites: MUT 1111 with a grade of "C" or higher or consent of instructor  
Lab Fee: Yes  

This course addresses composition techniques through reading, listening, and writing. From solo instrument to chamber ensemble compositions, student assignments are given to explore the use of styles and devices of contemporary art music (written within the last 30 years). A music composition is an evolving work of art and is not fully realized until it is presented in concert. The culmination of composition lessons is a performance of one or more student works during one of the music department's weekly seminars. This course may be taken for maximum credit of 6.

MUC 2221  Music Composition 2  
Credit Hours:   2  
Prerequisites: MUC 1211 with a grade of "C" or higher or consent of instructor  
Lab Fee: Yes  

This course is a continuation of MUC 1211 and addresses composition techniques through reading, listening, and writing. From solo instrument to chamber ensemble composition, student assignments are given to explore the use of styles and devices of contemporary art music (written within the last 30 years). A music composition is an evolving work of art and is not fully realized until it is presented in concert. The culmination of composition lessons is a performance of one or more student works during one of the music department's weekly seminars. This course may be taken for maximum credit of 6.