Small class sizes and seminar formats allow undergraduate and masters level students ample time for collaborative discussion with faculty and peers, giving a firm foundation in music theory for teaching, performance, or future study.
A BMUS in Theory is a four-year, 128 credit hour emphasis consisting of degree requirements (private lessons, music theory, conducting, music history, large ensemble, composition, technology, and additional music courses) and the U of U General Education Requirements and Bachelor's Degree Requirements. A senior project is required.
The MM is a two-year, 32 credit hour program consisting of bibliography, music history and literature, and advanced music theory. A master's thesis is required.
|"I have worked with all four faculty members of the Theory Department of the University of Utah as a DMA student. I was impressed with their expertise in their respective fields and their skill as teachers."|
|-Yeagi Kim, DMA candidate|
|"Working with the professors in the theory and composition department has been both fun and rewarding because they teach soundly and openly and cover everything that a music student needs to learn."|
|-David Stillman, DMA candidate|