Bachelor of Musical Arts in Composition-Theory

This major offers comprehensive course work in music theory and composition with specialized courses in orchestration, music formalization, experimental music, jazz arranging, electronic music, and computer music. 

Prepares students for careers in composition, teaching, and graduate study

Delivers multiple opportunities for student's work to be preformed

Boasts distinguished alumni such as Michael Colgrass, Juri Seo, and Ed Martin.

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For more information about the Music Composition degree requirements, please visit the Academic Catalog.