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Major and Minor Requirements

Music Major

(11 units)

1) Eleven departmental units:

a) Music 130 (½), 131, 230, and 330.

b) Three units chosen from Music 201, 202, 203, or 204.

c) One elective music course at the 200-level or above.

d) One and three-fourths units of Applied Music 010-044 (with no more than ½ unit in composition, conducting, or improvisation).

e) One and three-fourths units of Music Ensemble 050-074.

2) To declare this major, each student must have a curricular planning meeting with a music advisor.

3) In the final year the student must complete a recital or project.

4) The department recommends at least 2 units of study of a foreign language.

5) Writing/communication requirement: The department stresses the importance of writing and oral skills in verbal language and in music notation.

Music Minor (6 units)

1) Six departmental units:

a) Music 130 (½), 131, 230; and 2 additional units from Music 201, 202, 203 or 204.

b) Three-fourths unit of Applied Music 010-044 (with no more than ½ unit in composition, conducting, or improvisation).

c) Three-fourths unit of Music Ensemble 050-074.