The purpose of the Bachelor of Music degree in Theory/Composition is to prepare students to become skilled composers through the study of diverse musical styles and to give students the essential academic background in order to pursue graduate studies in music theory and/or composition. The composition track is adaptable so that students can become familiar with writing for the educational market. Through this degree program, composition students are able to develop skills in a variety of media, from acoustic to
The purpose of the Master of Music degree in Theory/Composition is to develop
professional and scholarly competence in music theory and composition beyond the
undergraduate level in classical and/or jazz styles, and using acoustic and/or electronic media. The program prepares students for doctoral study in music theory and composition and for careers as leaders in the arts and in arts education.
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Programme StructureTheory/Composition Degree Plan:Major Area:
- Analysis of Tonal Music
- Analysis of Twentieth Century Music
- Thesis Research and Thesis
- Research and Bibliography
- Survey of Music Theory
- Music Theory Pedagogy
- Seminar in Music History
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Deadline passed, International
DisciplinesMusic Music History View 1002 other Masters in Music in United States
To be eligible for graduate study at UL Lafayette, you must:
- have (or soon have) a bachelor’s degree (or its equivalent) from a regionally accredited university.
- demonstrate English language proficiency (TOEFL/IELTS) if you are an international applicant
- provide additional application materials (including GRE/GMAT) depending on the degree program to which you're applying
International1651 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1651 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
National1651 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1651 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
In-State1631 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1631 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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