Composition Major and Theory-Composition Major

Composition — 4 courses

  • 208 or 209 (Acoustic Composition or Electronic Composition
  • two semesters at one-half course credit each), 401 (Junior I.S.), 451-452 (Senior I.S.)

Music Theory — 9 courses

  • 101 (Theory I)
  • 102 (Theory II)
  • 201 (Theory III)
  • 202 (Theory IV)
  • 301 (Theory V)
  • 302 (Form and Analysis)
  • 303 (Conducting)
  • 304 (Counterpoint)
  • 305 (Orchestration)

Music History — 5 courses

  • 210 (Basic Repertoire)
  • 211 (History I)
  • 212 (History II)
  • 213 (History III)
  • 311 (Seminar in Music Literature)

Applied Music — 2 courses

Four semesters at one-half course credit each on the same instrument.

Group Music — 1.250 courses

Ten semesters (one-eighth course credit per semester per group) of participation in the following:

  • 150-157 (Small Ensemble)
  • 160 (Wooster Singers)
  • 161 (Wooster Chorus)
  • 162 (Wooster Symphony Orchestra)
  • 163 (Scot Band)
  • 164 (Wooster Jazz Ensemble)
  • 165 (Gospel Choir)
  • with at least two semesters of participation in Wooster Singers or Wooster Chorus and at least four semesters of participationæ in the major instrument or voiceæin the most appropriate of the following major ensembles: Band, Orchestra, Chorus, or Wooster Singers.

Music Technology — .500 course

280 (Introduction to Music Technology)

Music Electives — 2.250 courses

To be chosen by the student and the adviser; may include additional I.S. Keyboard skills must be sufficient to satisfy the Piano Proficiency requirement.