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MUS 409 - Composition

(1 to 2 units)
Original writing in traditional forms for a variety of media with preparation for public performance. Maximum of 8 undergraduate credits; 4 graduate credits.

Maximum units a student may earn: 8

Prerequisite(s): MUS 302 .

Grading Basis: Graded
Offered: Every Fall and Spring

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. demonstrate increased proficiency in solving issues of practical and clear music notation.
2. show a greater proficiency and sophistication in creating original musical compositions.
3. demonstrate a greater proficiency in using and understanding the sonic capabilities of their compositional media (acoustic or electronic).
4. identify emerging trends in contemporary marching ensembles and trace them back to their historical roots.


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