2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 23, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music, BA

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The Bachelor of Arts in Music degree is a generally focused major in the field of music. Through studies in foundational principles of music and performance, students will gain a broad understanding of music paired with other fields of study. 

Major Requirements (49-51 units)

Core Applied Music Requirements

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  • MUS 080 -089  Private Instruction (8 units minimum)**
  • MUS___ - Ensemble (4 units)***
  • *Enrollment in Class Piano (MUS 012  or 022 )  is required of music majors whose primary instrument is other than piano each semester until the Piano Proficiency requirements are met. An opportunity to attempt to pass the Piano Proficiency exam for first semester students will be offered during rehearsal camp. For returning students, an attempt to pass the exam or portions of the exam will be offered at the end of each semester. (See Music Handbook for Piano Proficiency requirements.)

    **Students must complete eight (8) units of Private Instruction on the same instrument or voice.

    ***Students must enroll and complete four (4) units in one of the following ensembles: MUS 067 , 068 , 090 , 091 , 092 , 094 , 095 , 096 , 097 , or 099  


Core Upper Division Requirements

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