Bachelor of Music Major in Music Composition Program By University of the Pacific | Top Universities

Bachelor of Music Major in Music Composition

Bachelor of Music Major in Music Composition

  • QS World University Rankings
    801-1000
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 48 months
  • Scholarships No
Music Composition provides students with both a strong understanding and a working knowledge of the creative and technical aspects of music. Composition majors go on to a variety of careers that include composing, sound design and sound for film, music technology development, as well as conducting, and teaching at the college/university level. The Bachelor of Music in Composition often leads to graduate study in composition but can also give direct access to work in the music industry. Students must complete a minimum of 124 units with a Pacific cumulative and program grade point average of 2.0 in order to earn the bachelor of music degree with a major in music composition. Outcomes: Technical Knowledge 1. Developing and implementing basic concepts. 2. Controlling new compositional techniques. 3. Producing a new composition from concept to finished product. Fluency 1. Organizing, conducting, and rehearsing of a new work. 2. Analytical skills. 3. New technologies related to the field. 4. Coherently expressing ideas and concepts in spoken and written languages. Opportunities 1. To hear fully realized performances of student’s original composition. 2. To go beyond the boundaries of Western music. 3. For experiential learning. Ability 1. Produce new compositions. 2. Set artistic goals. 3. Solve compositional problems independently. 4. Demonstrate significant technical mastery. Bachelor of Music Major in Music Composition Students must complete a minimum of 124 units with a Pacific cumulative and program grade point average of 2.0 in order to earn the bachelor of music degree with a major in music composition.

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