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Undergraduate & Graduate Dates to Remember*

Fall Term 2010

August 20-22 MBA Orientation
August 25-29 Wolfpack Welcome
August 30 Classes begin
September 3 Add deadline
October 29 Last day to withdraw & last day
to apply for graduation
December 10 Last day of classes
December 11-17 Final Exams

Spring Term 2011

January 8 New Student Orientation; MBA Orientation
January 10 Classes begin
January 14 Add deadline
March 4 Last day to withdraw
May 4 Last day of classes for undergraduate students
May 5 Last day of classes for graduate students
May 6-12 Final Exams for day division
May 9-12 Final Exams for graduate and evening students
May 14 Commencement - all colleges

*College of Law dates on Law Bulletin

Bachelor of Music—Composition (124 hrs.)

View Common Curriculum Requirements

Freshman    
F
S
MUPC M100 Recital Hour
0
0
MUGN M103 Technology for Music Students
0
 
MUTH M102, 103 Theory I and II
4
4
MUPC M110, 111 Piano Class I and II1
1
1
MUHL M106 Introduction to Music Literature
2
 
MUPR M121 – 150 Applied Study
1
1
MUEN M100 – 106 Major Ensemble 1
1
MU   Music Electives2
 
2
Common Curriculum  
6
6
     
15
15
Sophomore        
MUPC M100 Recital Hour
0
0
MUTH M202, 203 Theory III and IV
4
4
MUGN M115 Introduction to Music Technology
3
 
MU   Music Technology Elective  
3
MUTH M210, 211 Composition I and II
2
2
MUPR M121 – 150 Applied Study
1
1
MUEN M100 – 106 Major Ensemble
1
1
MU   Music Electives2
2
2
Common Curriculum  
3
3
     
16
16
Junior3        
MUPC M100 Recital Hour
0
0
MUHL M306, 307 History of Western Art Music I and II
3
3
MUTH M302, 303 Counterpoint I and II
2
2
MUTH M310, 311 Composition III and IV
2
2
MUPR M321 – 350 Applied Study
1
1
MUEN M100 – 106 Major Ensemble
1
1
MU   Music Electives2
2
2
Common Curriculum  
6
6
     
17
17
Senior        
MUPC M100 Recital Hour
0
0
MUPR M400 Senior Recital  
0
MUPC M300 Essentials of Conducting  
2
MUHL M406 Topics in Music History: 1850 – present
2
 
MUTH M402, 403 Form and Analysis I and II
2
2
MUTH M306, 307 Orchestration I and II
2
2
MUTH M410, 411 Composition V and VI
2
2
MU   Music Electives2
1
2
Common Curriculum  
6
3
     
15
13
TOTAL 124 cr. hrs.  
 

1 Students whose principal instrument is piano or organ must substitute two hours of String Class, Woodwind Class, or Brass and Percussion Class in consultation with their advisor.

2 Music electives selected in consultation with advisor.

3 Junior-level standing in degree program shall be based on an evaluation of a portfolio of the student’s compositions after completion of Composition II.