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  Dec 11, 2017
 
 
    
2015-2016 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music, B.A. - Performance Emphasis: 180 units


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Offered by: College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences, Music Department

Requirements for All Music Majors


Required of all students.  A grade of C or better is required in all core courses.  A cumulative GPA in core and required courses must be 2.0 or higher in order to receive a degree in the major.

Within the first six quarters of becoming a music major, all students must complete:

Required Support Courses: 8 units


The following major support course should be used to satisfy the indicated GE requirement. If this course is not used to satisfy GE, the total units to degree may be more than 180 units.

Elective Support Courses: 34 units


Select one set of performance courses from the following:


Additional courses for the Guitar Performance Sub-area: 24 units


(Designed for students who enroll in MU 176 )

Additional courses for the Keyboard Performance Sub-area: 24 units


(Designed for students who enroll in MU 175 )

Additional courses for the Strings, Brass, Woodwinds, Percussion, or World Music Performance Sub-area: 24 units


(Designed for students who enroll in MU 171 , MU 172 , MU 173 , or MU 174 )

Additional courses for Vocal Performance Sub-area: 24 units


(Designed for students who enroll in MU 177 

Additional Courses for the Commercial Performance Sub-area: 24 units


Unrestricted Electives: 4-12 units


Select a sufficient number of courses so that the total from “Required Support”, “GE”, and “Unrestricted Electives” is at least 72 units.

General Education Requirements: 68 units


Students should consult the Academic Programs website https://www.cpp.edu/~academic-programs/general-education-course-listings.shtml for current information regarding this requirement. Unless specific courses are stated under Support Courses, please refer to the list of approved courses under General Education Requirements, Areas A through E.

Area A. Communication and Critical Thinking (12 units)

  1. Oral Communication
  2. Written Communication
  3. Critical Thinking

Area B. Mathematics and Natural Sciences (16 units)

  1. Physical Science
  2. Biological Science
  3. Laboratory Activity
  4. Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning
  5. Science and Technology Synthesis

Area C. Humanities (16 units)

  1. Visual and Performing Arts
  2. Philosophy and Civilization
  3. Literature and Foreign Languages
  4. Humanities Synthesis

Area D. Social Sciences (20 units)

  1. U.S. History, Constitution, and American Ideals
  2. History, Economics, and Political Science
  3. Sociology, Anthropology, Ethnic and Gender Studies
  4. Social Science Synthesis

Area E. Lifelong Understanding and Self-development (4 units)

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