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Theory/Composition Major Checklist

Note that, in the theory/composition program, you must complete 45 hours of 300/400-level classes.

See also

Applied Music

  • AMUS 115: Individual Instruction (8 credits)
  • AMUS 315: Individual Instruction (6 credits)
  • AMUS 333: Recital Seminar (0 credit hours, 8 semesters)
  • AMUS Ensemble, 8 credit hours minimum total, at least one ensemble per semester
  • AMUS 350: Composition, 4 credit hours
  • AMUS 400: Adv. Composition, 2 credit hours

Music

  • MUS 120: Music Theory I, 3 credit hours
  • MUS 130: Music Theory II, 3 credit hours
  • MUS 141: Keyboard Skills I, 2 credit hours
  • MUS 142: Keyboard Skills II, 2 credit hours
  • MUS 143: Keyboard Skills III, 2 credit hours
  • MUS 276: Intro to Music Technology, 3 credit hours
  • MUS 280: Music Theory III, 3 credit hours
  • MUS 290: Music Theory IV, 3 credit hours
  • MUS 307: Conducting, 2 credit hours
  • MUS 320: Analysis Mus Form, 2 credit hours
  • MUS 343: Beg. Comp I, 2 credit hours
  • MUS 344: Beg Comp, 2 credit hours
  • MUS 350: Tonal Counterpnt, 2 credit hours
  • MUS 370: Music History I, 3 credit hours
  • MUS 404: Inst. Arr., 2 credit hours
  • MUS 470: Music History II, 3 credit hours
  • MUS 490: Senior Recital, 2 credit hours
  • Elective (AMUS/MUS), 2 credit hours

Math

  • MATH 105: Algebra , 3 credit hours
  • MATH Elective (MATH), 3 credit hours

English

  • ENGL 101: Intro Acad Writing, 3 credit hours
  • ENGL 102: Writing & Research, 3 credit hours
  • ENGL Elective (LIT), 3 credit hours

Science

  • Elective (SCI), 3 credit hours
  • Elective (SCI), 3 credit hours
  • Elective (SCI), 3 credit hours

SCI Elective must be chosen from both biological (BIOL) and physical (CHEM, GEOL, or PHYS) sciences; two courses of which must be from the same science.

Communication

  • Elective (CMCN), 3 credit hours

Behavioral Science

  • Elective (BHSC), 3 credit hours
  • Elective (BHSC), 3 credit hours

3 BHSC credit hours must be at the 200 level or higher

Arts

  • Elective, 3 credit hours

History

  • HIST elective, 3 credits

Other Courses

  • UNIV 100: Cajun Connection, 3 credit hours