Major in Music - Bachelor of Music Degree

Degree Requirements

Students must earn a total of 83-86 units in the major. They must complete the required courses in Music (39 units) and one of the following concentrations: Composition (44 units), Guitar (44 units), Jazz/Commercial Music (Performance or Composition) (44 units), Keyboard (44 units), Voice (47 units), or Winds/Strings/Percussion (44 units). 

Required Courses for All Concentrations in Music
MUSC 131MUSIC THEORY AND MUSICIANSHIP I2
MUSC 132MUSIC THEORY II2
MUSC 134MUSICIANSHIP II2
MUSC 201MUSIC IN THE UNITED STATES3
or MUSC 202 MUSIC CULTURES OF THE WORLD
MUSC 231MUSIC THEORY III2
MUSC 233MUSICIANSHIP III2
MUSC 232MUSIC THEORY IV2
MUSC 234MUSICIANSHIP IV2
MUSC 287CREATIVE MUSIC TECHNOLOGY3
MUSC 303HISTORY OF MUSIC IN THE EUROPEAN CLASSICAL TRADITION3
MUSA xxxApplied lessons in the primary medium16
Total Units39

Composition Concentration Requirements

Additional Music Courses
MUSA 190PIANO CLASS I1
MUSA 194FUNCTIONAL ACCOMPANIMENT TECHNIQUES2
MUSC 331MUSIC THEORY V3
MUSC 335CHORAL AND INSTRUMENTAL ARRANGING3
MUSC 382RECORDING TECHNIQUES I3
MUSC 414COUNTERPOINT3
Select two of the following 400-level music history and culture courses6
ADVANCED MUSIC HISTORY
WESTERN MUSIC FROM 1914 TO THE PRESENT
SURVEY OF OPERA
SYMPHONIC LITERATURE
MUSIC IN THE U.S.
JAZZ HISTORY
MUSIC IN LATIN AMERICA
MUSC 47x
SPECIAL TOPICS IN MUSIC
Electives
MUSC xxxUpper-division MUSC electives 16
MUSA or MUSC xxxMusic Electives2
IDFA or MUSC xxxElectives3
Additional Lessons, Ensembles, and Recital
MUSA xxxLessons in secondary medium5
MUSA xxxEnsembles: 6 units in ensembles reflecting diverse sizes and styles, with a minimum of two different ensembles. One unit must be World Music Ensemble unless the student has completed a 3-unit global perspectives in music (MUSC) course.6
MUSA 499SENIOR RECITAL FOR BACHELOR OF MUSIC DEGREE1
Total Units44

Guitar Concentration Requirements

Additional Music Courses
MUSA 190PIANO CLASS I1
MUSA 194FUNCTIONAL ACCOMPANIMENT TECHNIQUES2
MUSC 221INTRODUCTION TO CONDUCTING2
MUSC 331MUSIC THEORY V3
MUSC 401ADVANCED MUSIC HISTORY3
Select one of the following 400-level music history and culture courses3
WESTERN MUSIC FROM 1914 TO THE PRESENT
SURVEY OF OPERA
SYMPHONIC LITERATURE
MUSIC IN THE U.S.
JAZZ HISTORY
MUSIC IN LATIN AMERICA
MUSC 47x
SPECIAL TOPICS IN MUSIC
MUSC 409HISTORY AND LITERATURE OF GUITAR, LUTE AND VIHUELA3
MUSC 462GUITAR PEDAGOGY3
Electives
MUSC xxxUpper-level MUSC elective 13
MUSA or MUSC xxxMusic Electives4
Additional Lessons, Ensembles and Recitals
MUSA xxxLessons in a secondary medium2
MUSA xxx Ensembles: 8 units in Guitar Ensemble; 2 units of any vocal ensemble or solo and ensemble accompanying; 3 units of any ensembles, 1 unit of which must be World Music Ensemble unless the student has completed a 3-unit global perspectives in music (MUSC) course.13
MUSA 399JUNIOR RECITAL FOR BACHELOR OF MUSIC DEGREE1
MUSA 499SENIOR RECITAL FOR BACHELOR OF MUSIC DEGREE1
Total Units44

Jazz/Commercial Music Concentration Requirements (Composition)

Additional Music Courses
MUSA 190PIANO CLASS I1
Select one of the following 400-level music history and culture courses3
ADVANCED MUSIC HISTORY
WESTERN MUSIC FROM 1914 TO THE PRESENT
SURVEY OF OPERA
SYMPHONIC LITERATURE
MUSIC IN THE U.S.
MUSIC IN LATIN AMERICA
MUSC 47x
SPECIAL TOPICS IN MUSIC
MUSC 320JAZZ THEORY AND IMPROVISATION I3
MUSC 322JAZZ THEORY AND IMPROVISATION II3
MUSC 425JAZZ REPERTOIRE3
MUSC 426JAZZ HISTORY3
MUSC 427JAZZ ARRANGING I3
MUSC 443INSTRUMENTAL PEDAGOGY1
Electives
MUSC xxxUpper-division MUSC elective 13
MUSA or MUSC xxxMusic Electives7
Additional Lessons, Ensembles, and Recital
MUSA xxxLessons in a secondary medium6
MUSAEnsembles: four terms among a minimum of three different jazz ensembles; three terms of any other ensemble, one of which must be World Music Ensemble unless the student has completed a 3-unit global perspectives in music (MUSC) course7
MUSA 499SENIOR RECITAL FOR BACHELOR OF MUSIC DEGREE1
Total Units44

Jazz/Commercial Music Concentration Requirements (Performance)

Additional Music Courses
MUSA 190PIANO CLASS I1
Select one of the following 400-level music history and culture courses3
ADVANCED MUSIC HISTORY
WESTERN MUSIC FROM 1914 TO THE PRESENT
SURVEY OF OPERA
SYMPHONIC LITERATURE
MUSIC IN THE U.S.
MUSIC IN LATIN AMERICA
MUSC 47x
SPECIAL TOPICS IN MUSIC
MUSC 320JAZZ THEORY AND IMPROVISATION I3
MUSC 322JAZZ THEORY AND IMPROVISATION II3
MUSC 425JAZZ REPERTOIRE3
MUSC 426JAZZ HISTORY3
MUSC 427JAZZ ARRANGING I3
MUSC 443INSTRUMENTAL PEDAGOGY (guitar students may substitute MUSC 462)1
Electives
MUSC xxxUpper-division MUSC elective 13
MUSA or MUSC xxxMusic Electives3
Ensembles and Recitals
MUSA xxxEnsembles: eight terms among a minimum of three jazz ensembles; eight terms of any other ensemble, one of which must be World Music Ensemble unless the student has completed a 3-unit global perspectives in music (MUSC) course.16
MUSA 399JUNIOR RECITAL FOR BACHELOR OF MUSIC DEGREE1
MUSA 499SENIOR RECITAL FOR BACHELOR OF MUSIC DEGREE1
Total Units44

Keyboard Concentration Requirements

Additional Music Courses
MUSC 221INTRODUCTION TO CONDUCTING2
MUSC 331MUSIC THEORY V3
MUSC 335CHORAL AND INSTRUMENTAL ARRANGING3
MUSC 414COUNTERPOINT3
MUSC 401ADVANCED MUSIC HISTORY3
Select one of the following 400-level music history and culture courses3
WESTERN MUSIC FROM 1914 TO THE PRESENT
SURVEY OF OPERA
SYMPHONIC LITERATURE
MUSIC IN THE U.S.
JAZZ HISTORY
MUSIC IN LATIN AMERICA
MUSC 47x
SPECIAL TOPICS IN MUSIC
MUSC 313KEYBOARD HARMONY AND SIGHT READING I2
MUSC 314KEYBOARD HARMONY SIGHT READING II2
MUSC 419KEYBOARD LITERATURE3
MUSC 460PIANO PEDAGOGY3
Electives
MUSC xxxUpper-division MUSC elective 13
Additional Lessons, Ensembles, and Recitals
MUSA xxxPrivate lessons in a secondary keyboard medium: 2 units of two different keyboard instruments4
MUSA xxxEnsembles: five terms in Solo/Ensemble Accompanying; 1 term in Chamber Music; 2 units of any other ensemble, 1 unit of which must be World Music Ensemble unless the student has completed a 3-unit global perspectives in music (MUSC) course.8
MUSA 399JUNIOR RECITAL FOR BACHELOR OF MUSIC DEGREE1
MUSA 499SENIOR RECITAL FOR BACHELOR OF MUSIC DEGREE1
Total Units44

Voice Concentration Requirements

Additional Music Courses
MUSA 190PIANO CLASS I1
MUSA 194FUNCTIONAL ACCOMPANIMENT TECHNIQUES2
MUSC 221INTRODUCTION TO CONDUCTING2
MUSC 331MUSIC THEORY V3
MUSC 401ADVANCED MUSIC HISTORY3
Select one of the following 400-level music history and culture courses3
WESTERN MUSIC FROM 1914 TO THE PRESENT
SURVEY OF OPERA
SYMPHONIC LITERATURE
MUSIC IN THE U.S.
JAZZ HISTORY
MUSIC IN LATIN AMERICA
MUSC 47x
SPECIAL TOPICS IN MUSIC
MUSC 245SING I ENG-ITAL2
MUSC 246SING II FR-GERM2
MUSC 406SURVEY OF SOLO VOICE LITERATURE3
MUSC 442VOCAL PEDAGOGY3
Electives and Foreign Languages
ElectiveChosen from areas appropriate to the study of vocal performance. 1, 23
Foreign LanguagesEither one semester each of two of the following: Italian, German, or French OR two semesters of either Italian, German, or French.6
Ensembles and Recitals
MUSA xxxEnsembles: 4 units of Chorale or Choral Society; 4 units in Music for the Stage; 4 units in any other vocal ensemble, 1 unit of which must be World Music Ensemble unless the student has completed a 3-unit global perspectives in music (MUSC) course.12
MUSA 399JUNIOR RECITAL FOR BACHELOR OF MUSIC DEGREE1
MUSA 499SENIOR RECITAL FOR BACHELOR OF MUSIC DEGREE1
Total Units47

Winds, Strings & Percussion Concentration Requirements

Additional Music Courses
MUSA 190PIANO CLASS I1
MUSA 194FUNCTIONAL ACCOMPANIMENT TECHNIQUES2
MUSC 221INTRODUCTION TO CONDUCTING2
MUSC 331MUSIC THEORY V3
MUSC 335CHORAL AND INSTRUMENTAL ARRANGING3
MUSC 443INSTRUMENTAL PEDAGOGY1
MUSC 401ADVANCED MUSIC HISTORY3
Select one of the following 400-level music history and culture courses3
WESTERN MUSIC FROM 1914 TO THE PRESENT
SURVEY OF OPERA
SYMPHONIC LITERATURE
MUSIC IN THE U.S.
JAZZ HISTORY
MUSIC IN LATIN AMERICA
MUSC 47x
SPECIAL TOPICS IN MUSIC
Electives
MUSC xxxUpper-division MUSC electives 16
MUSA or MUSC xxxMusic Electives2
Ensembles and Recital
MUSA xxxEnsembles: eight terms in Symphonic Band or Orchestra; eight terms of any instrumental ensemble, one term of which must be World Music Ensemble unless the student has completed a 3-unit global perspectives in music (MUSC) course.16
MUSA 399JUNIOR RECITAL FOR BACHELOR OF MUSIC DEGREE1
MUSA 499SENIOR RECITAL FOR BACHELOR OF MUSIC DEGREE1
Total Units44

Composition Concentration Suggested Four-Year Plan

Based on course availability and student needs and preferences, the selected sequences will probably vary from those presented below. Students should consult with their adviser to make the most appropriate elective choices.

Freshman
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
MUSC 1312MUSC 1322
MUSA 1002MUSC 1342
MUSA 1901MUSA 1002
MUSA xxx: Applied Lesson in Primary Performance Area32MUSA 1942
Core 1 (or Core 2)3MUSA xxx: Applied Lesson in Primary Performance Area32
Core 33MUSA xxx: Ensemble11
Core 53Core 2 (or Core 1)3
 Core 63
 16 17
Sophomore
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
MUSC 201 (Core 11)3MUSC 2322
Or
MUSC 2342
MUSC 202 (Core 12)
MUSC 3033
MUSC 2212MUSA 2002
MUSC 2312MUSA xxx: Ensemble 11
MUSC 2332Core 93
MUSC 287 (Core 4)3 
MUSA 2002 
MUSA xxx: Applied Lesson in Primary Performance Area31 
MUSA xxx: Ensemble 11 
 16 13
Junior
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
MUSC 3313MUSC 4143
MUSC 3353MUSA 3002
MUSC 3823MUSA xxx: Ensemble 11
MUSA 3002Core 84
MUSA xxx: Ensemble 11Elective (Upper-Level Music History / Culture)23
Core 74Elective (MUSC or COFAC IDFA)43
 16 16
Senior
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
MUSA 4002MUSA 4002
MUSA xxx: Ensemble 11MUSA 4991
Core 12 (or Core 11)3Core 133
Core 143Core 103
Elective (Upper-Level Music History / Culture)23Elective (MUSA or MUSC)42
Elective (MUSC or COFAC IDFA)43Elective (Upper-Level Music)43
 15 14
Total Units 123

Jazz/Commercial Music Performance Concentration Suggested Four-Year Plan

Based on course availability and student needs and preferences, the selected sequences will probably vary from those presented below. Students should consult with their adviser to make the most appropriate elective choices.

Freshman
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
MUSC 1312MUSC 1322
MUSA xxx: Applied Lesson in Primary Performance Area2MUSC 1342
MUSA xxx: Jazz Ensemble21MUSA 1901
MUSA xxx: Other Ensemble21MUSA xxx: Applied Lesson in Primary Performance Area 2
Core 1 (or Core 2)3MUSA xxx: Jazz Ensemble21
Core 33MUSA xxx: Other Ensemble21
Core 53Core 2 (or Core 1)3
 Core 63
 15 15
Sophomore
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
MUSC 201 (Core 11)3MUSC 2322
or
MUSC 2342
MUSC 202 (Core 12)
MUSC 3033
MUSC 2312MUSA xxx: Applied Lesson in Primary Performance Area2
MUSC 2332MUSA xxx: Jazz Ensemble 21
MUSC 287 (Core 4)3MUSA xxx: Other Ensemble21
MUSA xxx: Applied Lesson in Primary Performance Area2Core 103
MUSA xxx: Jazz Ensemble 21 
MUSA xxx: Other Ensemble21 
Core 93 
 17 14
Junior
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
MUSC 3203MUSC 3223
MUSC 4263MUSC 4431
MUSA xxx: Applied Lesson in Primary Performance Area2MUSA 3991
MUSA xxx: Jazz Ensemble 21MUSA xxx: Applied Lesson in Primary Performance Area 2
MUSA xxx: Other Ensemble21MUSA xxx: Jazz Ensemble 21
Core 74MUSA xxx: Other Ensemble21
Elective (MUSA or MUSC)1-3Core 84
 Elective (4xx Music History / Culture Course)13
 15-17 16
Senior
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
MUSC 4273MUSC 4253
MUSA xxx: Applied Lessons in Primary Performance Area 2MUSA 4991
MUSA xxx: Jazz Ensemble21MUSC xxx: Applied Lessons in Primary Performance Area2
MUSA xxx: Other Ensemble 21MUSA xxx: Jazz Ensemble21
Core 12 (or Core 11)3MUSA xxx: Other Ensemble21
Core 133Core 143
Elective (Upper-Level MUSC)3Elective (MUSA or MUSC Elective)1-3
 16 12-14
Total Units 120-124

Jazz/Commercial Music Composition Concentration Suggested Four-Year Plan

Based on course availability and student needs and preferences, the selected sequences will probably vary from those presented below. Students should consult with their adviser to make the most appropriate elective choices.

Freshman
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
MUSC 1312MUSC 1322
MUSA 1012MUSC 1342
MUSA 1901MUSA 1012
MUSA xxx: Applied Lesson in Secondary Medium11MUSA xxx: Applied Lesson in Primary Performance Area11
Core 1 (or Core 2)3MUSA xxx: Ensemble21
Core 33Core 2 (or Core 1)3
Core 53Core 63
 15 14
Sophomore
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
MUSC 201 (Core 11)3MUSC 2322
or
MUSC 2342
MUSC 202 (Core 12)
MUSC 3033
MUSC 2312MUSA 2012
MUSC 2332MUSA xxx: Applied Lesson in Secondary Medium11
MUSC 287 (Core 4)3MUSA xxx: Ensemble 21
MUSA 2012Core 93
MUSA xxx: Applied Lesson in Secondary Medium11 
MUSA xxx: Ensemble 21 
 14 14
Junior
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
MUSC 3203MUSC 3223
MUSC 4263MUSA 3012
MUSA 3012MUSA xxx: Applied Lesson in Secondary Medium11
MUSA xxx: Applied Lesson in Secondary Medium11MUSA xxx: Ensemble21
MUSA xxx: Ensemble 21Core 84
Core 74Elective (MUSA or MUSC)51-3
Elective (Upper Division MUSC)43Elective (4xx Music History/Culture)33
 17 15-17
Senior
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
MUSC 4273MUSC 4253
MUSC 4431MUSA 4012
MUSA 4012MUSA 4991
MUSA xxx: Ensemble 21MUSA xxx: Jazz Ensemble 21
Core 103Core 12 (or Core 11)3
Core 133Core 143
Elective (MUSA or MUSC)51-3Elective (MUSA or MUSC)51-3
 14-16 14-16
Total Units 117-123

Guitar Concentration Suggested Four-Year Plan

Based on course availability and student needs and preferences, the selected sequences will probably vary from those presented below. Students should consult with their adviser to make the most appropriate elective choices.

Freshman
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
MUSC 1312MUSC 1322
MUSA 1352MUSC 1342
MUSA 1901MUSA 1352
MUSA 27511MUSA 1942
Core 1 (or Core 2)3MUSA 27511
Core 33Core 2 (or Core 1)3
Core 53Core 63
 15 15
Sophomore
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
MUSC 201 (Core 11)3MUSC 2322
or
MUSC 2342
MUSC 202 (Core 12)
MUSC 3033
MUSC 2212MUSA 2352
MUSC 2312MUSA 27511
MUSC 2332MUSA xxx: Vocal Ensemble or Solo and Ensemble Accompanying1
MUSC 287 (Core 4)3Core 93
MUSA 2352 
MUSA 27511 
 15 14
Junior
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
MUSC 3313MUSC 4093
MUSC 4013MUSA 3352
MUSA 3352MUSA 3991
MUSA 47511MUSA 47511
MUSA xxx: Vocal Ensemble or Solo and Ensemble Accompaning11MUSA xxx: Ensemble11
MUSA xxx: Lessons in a Secondary Medium52Core 84
Core 74Elective (4xx-Level MUSC)23
Elective (MUSA or MUSC)32 
 18 15
Senior
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
MUSC 4623MUSA 4352
MUSA 4352MUSA 47511
MUSA 47511MUSA 4991
MUSA xxx: Ensemble11MUSA xxx: Vocal Ensemble or Solo and Ensemble Accompanying11
Core 103Core 12 (or Core 11)3
Elective (MUSA or MUSC)32Core 133
Elective (Upper-Level MUSC)43Core 143
 15 14
Total Units 121

Keyboard Concentration Suggested Four-Year Plan

Based on course availability and student needs and preferences, the selected sequences will probably vary from those presented below. Students should consult with their adviser to make the most appropriate elective choices.

Freshman
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
MUSC 1312MUSC 1322
MUSA 105 (piano students only)2MUSC 1342
or
MUSA 105 (piano students only)2
MUSA 106 (organ students only)
or
MUSA xxx: Ensemble 11
MUSA 106 (organ students only)
Core 1 (or Core 2)3MUSA xxx: Ensemble11
Core 33Core 2 (or Core 1)3
Core 53Core 63
 Core 93
 14 16
Sophomore
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
MUSC 201 (Core 11)3MUSC 2322
or
MUSC 2342
MUSC 202 (Core 12)
MUSC 3033
MUSC 2212MUSA 205 (piano students only)2
MUSC 2312
or
MUSC 2332
MUSA 206 (organ students only)
MUSC 287 (Core 4)3MUSA 27411
MUSC 3132MUSC 3142
MUSA 205 (piano students only)2Core 103
or
 
MUSA 206 (organ students only)
 
MUSA xxx: Ensemble11 
 17 15
Junior
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
MUSC 3313MUSC 4143
MUSC 3353MUSC 4193
MUSA 305 (piano students only)2MUSA 305 (piano students only)2
or
or
MUSA 306 (organ students only)
MUSA 306 (organ students only)
MUSA 47411MUSA xxx: Applied Lessons in Secondary Keyboard Medium22
MUSC 4603MUSA 3991
MUSC xxx (400-level Music History/Culture Course)33MUSA 47411
MUSA xxx: Applied Lessons in Secondary Keyboard Medium2Core 133
 15 15
Senior
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
MUSC 4013MUSA 4991
MUSA 405 (piano students only)2MUSA 405 (piano students only)2
or
or
MUSA 406 (organ students only)
MUSA 406 (organ students only)
MUSA 47411MUSA 47411
Core 74Core 84
Core 12 (or Core 11)3Core 143
Free Elective3Elective (Upper Division MUSC)3
 16 14
Total Units 122

Voice Concentration Suggested Four-Year Plan

Based on course availability and student needs and preferences, the selected sequences will probably vary from those presented below. Students should consult with their adviser to make the most appropriate elective choices.

Freshman
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
MUSC 1312MUSC 1322
MUSA 1032MUSC 1342
MUSA 1901MUSA 1032
MUSA xxx: Ensemble11MUSA 1942
Core 1 (or Core 2)3MUSA xxx: Ensemble11
Core 133Core 2 (or Core 1)3
Core 63Core 33
 15 15
Sophomore
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
MUSC 201 (Core 11)3MUSC 2322
or
MUSC 2342
MUSC 202 (Core 12)
MUSC 2462
MUSC 2212MUSC 3033
MUSC 2312MUSA 2032
MUSC 2332MUSA xxx: Ensemble11
MUSC 2452MUSA xxx: Ensemble11
MUSC 287 (Core 4)3Elective (vocal performance)43
MUSA 2032 
MUSA xxx: Ensemble11 
 17 16
Junior
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
MUSC 3313MUSC 4423
MUSC 4013MUSC xxx (400-level Music History/Culture Course)33
MUSC 4063MUSA 3032
MUSA 3032MUSA 3991
MUSA xxx: Ensemble11MUSA xxx: Ensemble11
FORL Requirement (FREN, GERM or ITAL) (Core 5)23MUSA xxx: Ensemble11
 FORL Requirement (FREN, GERM or ITAL)23
 15 14
Senior
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
MUSA 4032MUSA 4032
MUSA xxx: Ensemble11MUSA 4991
MUSA xxx: Ensemble11MUSA xxx: Ensemble11
Core 74MUSA xxx: Ensemble11
Core 93Core 84
Core 103Core 12 (or Core 11)3
 Core 143
 14 15
Total Units 121

Winds/Strings/Percussion Concentration Suggested Four-Year Plan

Based on course availability and student needs and preferences, the selected sequences will probably vary from those presented below. Students should consult with their adviser to make the most appropriate elective choices.

Freshman
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
MUSC 1312MUSC 1322
MUSA 1901MUSC 1342
MUSA 261 or 26211MUSA 1942
MUSA 1xx: Applied Lessons in Performance Area2MUSA 261 or 26211
MUSA xxx: Ensemble (other than Symphonic Band or Orchestra)11MUSA 1xx: Applied Lessons in Performance Area
Core 1 (or Core 2)3MUSA xxx: Ensemble (other than Symphonic Band or Orchestra)11
Core3Core 2 (or Core 1)3
Core3Core 33
 16 14
Sophomore
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
MUSC 2013MUSC 2322
or
MUSC 2342
MUSA 26111
MUSC 2212MUSA 2xx: Applied Lessons in Performance Area2
MUSC 2312MUSA xxx: Ensemble (other than Symphonic Band or Orchestra)11
MUSC 2332Core3
MUSC 2873Elective (MUSA or MUSC)32
MUSA 261 or 26211 
MUSA 2xx: Applied Lessons in Performance Area2 
MUSA xxx: Ensemble (other than Symphonic Band or Orchestra)11 
 16 13
Junior
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
MUSC 3313MUSC xxx (400-level Music History/Culture Course)23
MUSC 4013MUSA 3991
MUSC 3353MUSA 461 or 46211
MUSA 461 or 46211MUSA 3xx: Applied Lesson in Performance Area2
MUSC 4431MUSA: Ensemble (other than Symphonic Band or Orchestra) 11
MUSA 3xx: Applied Lesson in Performance Area2Core3
MUSA xxx: Ensemble (other than Symphonic Band or Orchestra)11Elective (300-or 400-level Upper Division MUSC)33
 14 14
Senior
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
MUSA 461 or 46211MUSA 461 or 46211
MUSA 4xx: Applied Lesson in Performance Area2MUSA 4991
MUSA xxx: Ensemble (other than Symphonic Band or Orchestra)11MUSA 4xx: Applied Lesson in Performance Area2
Core 74MUSA xxx: Ensemble (other than Symphonic Band or Orchestra)11
Core3Core 84
Elective (300-or 400-level Upper Division MUSC)33Core3
Free Elective3Core3
 Free Elective3
 17 18
Total Units 122
  1. Students will demonstrate technical mastery in performance, composition, or music technology.
  2. Students will perform and/or compose music with acuity, musical insight, and artistic excellence.
  3. Students will demonstrate an advanced knowledge and understanding of music and develop research skills appropriate for examining and writing about music effectively.