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Degree Requirements

ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE - Music Major (Minimum 39 Units)

The following courses are required:


  • Music 2, Musicianship (2)
  • Music 3, Musicianship (2)
  • Music 4, Musicianship (2)
  • Music 6, Diatonic Harmony (3)
  • Music 7, Chromatic Harmony (3)
  • Music 8, Modulation and Analysis (3)

Select 4 units from:


  • Music 60A, 60B, 60C, 60D, 61A, or 61B*

*Piano majors may be exempted by examination of the piano faculty.

 

Recommended:


  • Music 30, Music History I (3)
  • Music 31, Music History II (3)

Required for Applied music emphasis:


  • Applied Music - (2) Four Semesters
  • Concert Music - (1) Four Semesters
  • Music 60A-D (Class Piano) - (3) Four Semesters

For all other emphases:

12 units to be chosen from:

  • Music 10, 12, 13, 15, 19, 24, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 37, 39, 50A, 50B, 63, 65, 70A, 70B, 71, 72, 73A, 73B, 84A, 84B, 87A, or 87B

All Music Majors are required to be in at least one performance ensemble course for 4 semesters, to be selected from:

  • Music 40, 42, 45, 52, 53, 55, 59, 64, 74, 77 or 78