Minor in Composition
(17 credit hours)
Admission requirements: Applicants should submit to the Composition Department chairperson a portfolio of one to three scores (and recordings, if available) and a chronological list of all completed compositions, including date, instrumentation, duration, and any performances.
Required courses: K133 Notation and Calligraphy (1 cr.), K214 Instrumentation I (2 cr.), K215 Instrumentation II (2 cr.), K100 Composition Undergraduate Elective/Secondary (3-3-3-3 cr.), and I301 Departmental Masterclass (to be taken concurrently with each semester of K100) (0 cr.). At least two semesters of K100 must be taken after acceptance into the minor. Three compositions written by the student will be performed as part of enrollment in I301.