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Chairperson: Kristian Twombly
Address: 238 Performing Arts
Phone: 320.308.3223

BA in Music - Composition Concentration (63 credits) View Details

Admission Requirements

  • Successful admittance to an applied studio is required of all music majors. See department website for specific requirements for each applied studio.


  • A grade of "C" or above in all music classes is required for all music major or minor degree programs. A "C-" in a music course is not considered a passing grade for the music major.
  • All students will demonstrate functional piano skills as a requirement for graduation. Students satisfy this requirement by successfully completing the degree curriculum. See department for details.

Program Requirements

63 credits: MUSM 101, MUSM 111, MUSM 125, MUSM 202, MUSM 205, MUSM 212, MUSM 303, MUSM 313, MUSM 352, MUSM 353, MUSP 373, MUSP 497. 4 semesters of applied major (must pass 200 level). 4 semesters of performing organization. 1 semester of class piano. MUSP 102, MUSM 304, MUSM 402, MUSM 433, MUSM 434, MUSM 435, MUSM 437. 2 semesters of MUSM 301, MUSP 401. 1 semester of MUSM 438 (fulfills 3 credits B.A. elective). 6 semesters of MUSP 100.

Students fulfill the University's Upper Division Writing Requirement by successfully completing MUSM 353.

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