Music Requirements (BA)

Major Requirements - 41 units
6 terms of the following:0
RECITAL ATTENDANCE
MUSC 151THEORY I2
MUSC 152THEORY II2
MUSC 251THEORY III2
MUSC 252THEORY IV2
MUSC 153AURAL SKILLS I2
MUSC 154AURAL SKILLS II2
MUSC 253AURAL SKILLS III2
MUSC 254AURAL SKILLS IV2
MUSC 195MUSIC AS A WORLD PHENOMENON (DV)2
MUSC 245MUSIC HISTORY I (GA)3
MUSC 246MUSIC HISTORY II (GA)3
MUSC 247MUSIC HISTORY III (GA)3
MUSC 455FORM AND ANALYSIS2
Select 12 units with advisor from the following list of applied and elective music courses:12
4 terms (4 units) of ensembles 2
Music electives (2-4 units) other than ensembles
6 terms (6-8 units) of Primary Applied Instruction. Personalization Required 1
Total Units41
Unique Requirement
Select a minimum of 70 units outside the 1st major

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For BA (Music): Two terms each at the 100, 200, and 300 levels of primary applied instruction are required. Based on entrance audition, up to two terms of non-primary private applied instruction may be counted toward the six terms required. BA students must pass the upper division jury before graduation.

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For BA (Music): Wind- or Percussion-primary students enroll in four terms of instrumental ensembles, with two terms selected from MUSC 161, MUSC 162MUSC 164, MUSC 171,  MUSC 269 or MUSC 279 . String-primary students enroll in four terms of MUSC 162. Voice-primary students enroll for four terms of MUSC 171. Keyboard- and guitar-primary students must have a four-term ensemble plan of study approved by the department chairperson and keyboard faculty (for piano/organ) or instrumental faculty (for guitar).

Note: An approved minor is required for BA Music Majors.