Sep 26, 2018  
2015-2016 Academic Catalog 
2015-2016 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Music - Bachelor of Arts

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View information for the Department of Music , including Learning Objectives for the department and its programs.

The Bachelor of Arts in Music provides a humanistic approach to the study of music as a significant part of human tradition and culture. A variety of career opportunities may be open to students with this background in a liberal arts curriculum. Emphasis areas include general music and music technology.


1. Complete the University General Education requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree.

(51 units)

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Two units in consecutive semesters from one of the following applied studies, as directed by the major adviser:

3. Complete the major. Completion of a minor is not required.

(27-31 units)

The Major

(27-31 units)

2. Emphasis: Under the direction of the major adviser, complete one of the following emphases:

(17 units)

General Music

Unit Breakdown:

University General Education Requirements, 51 units

Required Prerequisites, 16 units

Major, 10-14 units

Area Emphasis, 17 units

Electives to meet University Unit Minimum, 22-26 units

Total Required Units, 120 units

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