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Composition

These are the course and credit requirements for an Emphasis in Composition. View the Composition Emphasis on the UW-Green Bay Catalog.

Music Major (Bachelor of Arts)
  • All students seeking the Bachelor of Arts with a major in Music must complete a liberal arts requirement consisting of a minimum of 66 credits in addition to credits earned in Music courses. These 66 credits may include credits earned to fulfill requirements in another major or minor and general education.
Supporting Courses29-32
MUS APP 11
& MUS APP 21
& MUS APP 31
& MUS APP 41
Keyboard Musicianship I
and Keyboard Musicianship II
and Keyboard Musicianship III
and Keyboard Musicianship IV
or MUS APP 13
Advanced Keyboard Musicianship
MUSIC 102
Concert Attendance (6 semesters required)
MUSIC 103
Music Technology Tools
MUSIC 115
Ear Training and Sight Singing I
MUSIC 116
Ear Training and Sight Singing II
MUSIC 151
Music Theory I
MUSIC 152
Music Theory II
MUSIC 209
Applied Composition (Must take total of 4 credits)
MUSIC 215
Advanced Sight Singing and Ear Training
MUSIC 253
Music Theory III
MUSIC 254
Music Theory IV
First Semester Applied (1 credit):
MUS APP 101
Keyboard Lessons 1
MUS APP 105
Voice Lessons 1
MUS APP 127
Instrumental Lessons 1
Second Semester Applied (1 credit):
MUS APP 102
Keyboard Lessons 2
MUS APP 106
Voice Lessons 2
MUS APP 128
Instrumental Lessons 2
Third Semester Applied (1 credit):
MUS APP 201
Keyboard Lessons 3
MUS APP 205
Voice Lessons 3
MUS APP 227
Instrumental Lessons 3
Fourth Semester Applied (1 credit):
MUS APP 202
Keyboard Lessons 4
MUS APP 206
Voice Lessons 4
MUS APP 228
Instrumental Lessons 4
Major Ensemble Requirement (complete 4 credits):
MUS ENS 241
Bands and Orchestra
MUS ENS 261
University Singers
MUS ENS 262
Concert Choir
Upper-Level Courses24
MUSIC 353
Music History I
MUSIC 354
Music History II
MUSIC 453
Materials and Design
MUSIC 480
Capstone Project
MUSIC 411
Advanced Composition (4 credits required)
MUS ENS 350
New Music Ensemble
Upper-Level Minor Ensemble (1 credit):
MUS ENS 313
Keyboard Accompanying
MUS ENS 342
Jazz Combo
MUS ENS 343
Jazz Ensemble
MUS ENS 344
Woodwind Ensemble
MUS ENS 345
Brass Ensemble
MUS ENS 346
Contemporary Percussion Ensemble
MUS ENS 350
New Music Ensemble
MUS ENS 363
Chamber Singers
MUS ENS 365
Vocal Jazz Ensemble
MUS ENS 366
Opera Workshop
MUS ENS 388
Hand Drumming Ensemble
Upper-Level Electives (6 credits required):
MUS APP 301
Keyboard Lessons 5
MUS APP 302
Keyboard Lessons 6
MUS APP 305
Voice Lessons 5
MUS APP 306
Voice Lessons 6
MUS APP 327
Instrumental Lessons 5
MUS APP 328
Instrumental Lessons 6
MUS APP 401
Keyboard Lessons 7
MUS APP 402
Keyboard Lessons 8
MUS APP 405
Voice Lessons 7
MUS APP 406
Voice Lessons 8
MUS APP 427
Instrumental Lessons 7
MUS APP 428
Instrumental Lessons 8
MUS APP 497
Internship
MUS APP 498
Independent Study
MUS ENS 342
Jazz Combo
MUS ENS 343
Jazz Ensemble
MUS ENS 345
Brass Ensemble
MUS ENS 346
Contemporary Percussion Ensemble
MUS ENS 350
New Music Ensemble
MUS ENS 363
Chamber Singers
MUS ENS 365
Vocal Jazz Ensemble
MUS ENS 366
Opera Workshop
MUS ENS 388
Hand Drumming Ensemble
MUS ENS 441
Bands and Orchestra
MUS ENS 461
University Singers
MUS ENS 462
Concert Choir
MUSIC 305
Diction for Singers I
MUSIC 306
Diction for Singers II
MUSIC 333
Basic Conducting
MUSIC 341
Woodwind Techniques
MUSIC 342
Brass Techniques
MUSIC 343
String Techniques
MUSIC 344
Choral Conducting and Rehearsal Techniques
MUSIC 345
Percussion Techniques
MUSIC 348
Instrumental Conducting and Rehearsal Techniques
MUSIC 362
World Music
MUSIC 363
Jazz History
MUSIC 364
Musical Theatre History
MUSIC 411
Advanced Composition
MUSIC 417
Jazz Arranging
MUSIC 423
Seminar in Music Literature
MUSIC 498
Independent Study
MUSIC 499
Travel Course
Total Credits53-56