Feb 27, 2024  
Butler University Bulletin 2023-2024 
  
Butler University Bulletin 2023-2024

Composition, BM


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The Bachelor of Music in Composition requires a minimum of 124 credits:

  • Credits in the Core Curriculum count toward the 124 credit minimum.
  • At least 40 credits must be at the 300-level or higher. 
  • Music students must attend 16 performances/events per year; for students who are student teaching, studying abroad, or in full-time internships during the academic year, only 8 performances are required for that year.

Required Courses in Music (88 credits)


Core Curriculum (27 credits)


See the Core Curriculum  for more information.

  • First-Year Seminar - 6 credits total
  • Global and Historical Studies - 6 credits total
  • Text and Ideas - 3 credits
  • The Social World - 3 credits
  • The Natural World - 5 credits
  • Analytical Reasoning - 3 credits
  • Physical Well-Being - 1 credit

Free Electives (9 credits)


May include AM 21  and AM 22  , if needed.

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