Sample Degree Pathway for Composition for New Media

For students who entered fall 2019 and beyond.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

Course #Course NameCr.
Total13
ENGL.1010 /
HONR.1100
College Writing I / FYSH (CW)3
MUCM.1010Audio Production Fundamentals1
MUCM.1030Applied Composition 12
MUHI.1040Musical Practices 11
MUTH.1050Freshman Chorus0
MUTH.1080Musicianship and Analysis 14
MUEN.xxxxEnsembles2

Spring Semester

Course #Course NameCr.
Total17
ENGL.1020College Writing II (CW)3
MUCM.1040Applied Composition 22
MUHI.1050Musical Practices 2 (DCA)1
MUTH.1050Freshman Chorus0
MUTH.1090Musicianship and Analysis 24
MUTH.1200Musicianship and Analysis Keyboard Lab2
MUEN.xxxxEnsembles2
MATH.xxxxMath. Persp. (MATH), (QL) - MATH.1110 recommended3

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

Course #Course NameCr.
Total17
MUAP.1000Recital Attendance0
MUCM.2010Keyboarding for Arrangers 11
MUCM.2030Applied Composition 32
MUCM.2080Advanced Music Editing2
MUHI.2610Music History 1 (AH)3
MUTH.2080Musicianship and Analysis 34
MUEN.xxxxEnsembles2
PSYC.1010Introduction to Psychological Science (SS)3

Spring Semester

Course #Course NameCr.
Total18
MUAP.1000Recital Attendance0
MUCM.2020Keyboarding for Arrangers 21
MUCM.2040Applied Composition 42
MUCM.2090Digital Synthesis and Remixing3
MUHI.2620Music History 2 (AH), (WOC)3
MUTH.2090Musicianship and Analysis 44
MUEN.xxxxEnsembles2
xxxx.xxxxArts and Hum. Persp. (AH)3

Junior Year

Fall Semester

Course #Course NameCr.
Total13
MUAP.1000Recital Attendance0
MUCM.3010Creative Applications in Sound Design (IL)3
MUCM.3020Commercial Arranging3
MUCM.3030Applied Composition 52
MUPF.2330Conducting 1 (CTPS)2
xxxx.xxxxSciences w/Lab Persp. (SCL)3

Spring Semester

Course #Course NameCr.
Total14
MUAP.1000Recital Attendance0
MUCM.3040Applied Composition 62
MUCM.3160Digital Orchestration and Counterpoint3
MUCM.3070Sound Narrative (SRE)2
MUCM.3090Eurhythmics and Improvisation1
MUxx.xxxxUpper Level Music Elective3
xxxx.xxxxSocial Sciences Persp. (SS)3

Senior Year

Fall Semester

Course #Course NameCr.
Total14
MUAP.1000Recital Attendance0
MUCM.4000Music and Sound for Games3
MUCM.4010Scoring for Visual Media3
MUCM.4020Music and Multimedia Production3
MUCM.4030Applied Composition 72
xxxx.xxxxSTEM Persp. (STEM)3

Spring Semester

Course #Course NameCr.
Total14
MUCM.4040Applied Composition 82
MUCM.4070Contemporary Styles and Analysis3
MUCM.4090Senior Project Capstone (AIL)3
xxxx.xxxxApproved Elective3
xxxx.xxxxSocial Sciences Persp. (SS)3

Total Minimum Credits = 120

No more than two Breadth of Knowledge courses can be taken with the same prefix. The Core Curriculum courses may be taken in any sequence. Refer to the Core Curriculum policy for further details. You should meet with your faculty adviser to determine how you will meet the Core Curriculum requirements.

Please see advisor or contact the Music Department for more specific requirements pertaining to Freshman Chorus, Recital Attendance, Applied Music, Ensembles and Internships.

Current UMass Lowell students should be using their Advisement Report in SiS. If you need assistance, please contact your adviser.

Restriction on off-campus study:

Be advised that any course taken at another institution must be formally approved prior to enrollment. See the catalog policy for details.

Last updated: 9/27/2019.