This emphasis is designed to prepare the student for graduate study in musicology or theory/composition. Only students with an excellent overall academic record and demonstrated potential in these areas will be admitted. Approval of the history-theory faculty is required, one of whom will serve as academic advisor. Admission to this emphasis should be sought by the end of the freshman year. NOTE: The required 6-9 units of General Studies Humanities must include 4 units of French or German.
Through its Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Arts degree programs, the Music Department offers its majors high-quality instruction and performance opportunities to prepare them for careers and/or advanced study in such areas as public school music teaching, performance, music theory, composition or musicology, and studio teaching, as well as for the wide range of opportunities that exist in the music field. By completing a minor in Music, students can gain not only personal satisfaction but knowledge and experience that can be of value as they pursue a chosen career. The Music Department also offers elective certificates in Accompanying, Jazz, Music History and Music Theory.
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