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Music Performance - Acoustic and Electronic Composition, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

About

The Music Performance - Acoustic and Electronic Composition program is offered by the University of South Florida.The Music Degree is a professional degree for students who wish to pursue a career in music. 

Students interested in a BM degree can choose between concentrations in performance, composition, jazz studies and electronic music. These programs require 120 credit hours of study that include private study on their principle instrument and participation in ensembles. 

Additionally, students complete the music theory, history and literature sequences, and take additional course work in their chosen concentration. 

Graduates from BM programs at USF find themselves in very competitive positions for graduate study and musical careers. Admission into the BM in music degree requires an audition on your major instrument.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Advanced Aural Theory
  • Music History/Baroque and Classic
  • Music History/Romantic and 20th Century
  • Analog Synthesis
  • Digital Synthesis
  • Real-Time Performance
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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • Online application for admission

  • Non refundable US$30.00 application fee

  • Official secondary transcripts/academic records submitted directly to Office of Admissions in a sealed envelope (or a PDF sent via email from your school counselor)

  • Certified English translation of secondary transcripts, if necessary

  • Official SAT or ACT scores sent directly from the College Board or ACT (must include Writing section)

  • Official IELTS or TOEFL (required for applicants whose first language is not English). For more information, see English Proficiency.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17324 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17324 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    6410 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6410 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Tampa

  • 1122 - 1960 USD/month
    Living Costs

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