Music Theory, History & Composition
Welcome to the Music Theory, History and Composition Department. Our mission is to deepen each student's musical experience by developing new ways of hearing, seeing and understanding music. Departmental offerings include elective courses at the upper-division and graduate levels, as well as required course sequences in music history and theory. Majors available through the department include the Bachelor of Music degree in Musical Studies with specialization in either Composition or History/Theory, the Master of Music in Composition, and the Bachelor of Arts in Music. Students can supplement these degrees with minors in Jazz Studies or Music Business.
Visit the Music History page to access Musical Terms, Historical Overview, and the Music History Resource Guide.