Music

About This Program All Music Courses Recommended Course Sequence

Music Major/Minor Patterns
Applied Music Major
12 course units required of Instrumental option
13 course units required of Keyboard and Vocal options
The following required of all options:
MUS 2864 Theoretical Skills of Music II
MUS 3864 Theoretical Skills of Music III
MUS 4864 Theoretical Skills of Music IV
MUS 2114 History of Music: Ancient to Baroque
MUS 2124 History of Music: Baroque to Present
MUS 3254 Conducting
MUS 4952 Senior Recital

Applied Music 7 terms, 1/2 unit = 3 1/2 units

Further requirements: Piano Proficiency Exam
Applied Music majors must select 1 of the following 3 options:

Instrumental Option required courses:
Ensemble: 8 terms, 1/4 unit = 2 units


Keyboard Option required courses:
MUS 3072 Piano Pedagogy I
MUS 3082 Piano Pedagogy II
MUS 3272 Piano Literature I
Ensemble: 6 terms, 1/4 unit = 1 1/2 units (2 terms must be accompanying)


Vocal Option required courses:
MUS 3152 Diction for Singers I
MUS 3322 Vocal Literature I
Ensemble: 8 terms, 1/4 unit = 2 units
 
Music Education Major
22 1/2 course units, including:
MUS 1864 Theoretical Skills of Music I
MUS 2864 Theoretical Skills of Music II
MUS 3864 Theoretical Skills of Music III
MUS 4864 Theoretical Skills of Music IV
MUS 2114 History of Music: Ancient to Baroque
MUS 2124 History of Music: Baroque to Present
MUS 3254 Conducting
MUS 4951 Senior Recital (1/4 unit)

Applied Music: 6 terms, 1/4 unit = 1 1/2 units
Ensemble: 7 terms, 1/4 unit = 1 3/4 units

Further requirements:
MUS 3122 String Performance and Pedagogy
MUS 3132 Woodwind Performance and Pedagogy
MUS 3142 Brass Performance and Pedagogy
MUS 3162 Percussion Performance and Pedagogy

Choose any two of the following three:
MUS 3194 Teaching General Music
MUS 3354 Teaching Instrumental Music
MUS 3364 Teaching Choral Music

Allied Courses:
EDU 1004 Observing the Learner
EDU 2014 Schooling in American Culture
EDU 2164 Designing Constructivist-Based Learning Climates
EDU 3244 Practicum in Learning Experience
EDU 4314 Supervised Teaching: Twelve Grades
Piano Proficiency Exam
 
Music Technology Major
13 course units, including:
CS 1124 Foundations of Computer Science
CS 2124 Logic and Problem Solving
MUS 1024 Introduction to Music Technology
MUS 1864 Theoretical Skills of Music I
MUS 2024 Audio Recording Technology
MUS 2114 History of Music: Ancient to Baroque or
MUS 2124 History of Music: Baroque to Present
MUS 2774 History of Jazz and Rock
MUS 2864 Theoretical Skills of Music II
MUS 4894 Practicum/Internship
MUS 4952 Senior Recital

Applied Music:
6 terms, 1/4 unit = 1.5 units (2 terms must be composition)

Ensemble:
4 terms, 1/4 unit = 1 unit

Elective:
1CS or MUS course (excluding MUS 1004 and MUS 1274) approved by the student's advisor.

Further requirements: Piano Proficiency Exam

Minor
Applied Music:
4 terms on the same instrument, 1/4 unit = 1 unit
Ensemble:
4 terms, 1/4 unit = 1 unit
MUS 1864 Theoretical Skills of Music I

Plus any 3 of the following:
MUS 1004 Music Appreciation
MUS 1024 Introduction to Music Technology or
MUS 2024 Audio Recording Technology
MUS 1154 Excursions into Non-Western Music
MUS 2114 History of Music: Ancient to Baroque
MUS 2124 History of Music: Baroque to Present
MUS 2304 Music Cognition
MUS 2774 History of Jazz/Rock
MUS 2864 Theoretical Skills of Music II
MUS 3864 Theoretical Skills of Music III
MUS 4864 Theoretical Skills of Music IV