UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2017-2018

Music, B.A. Music Education Option

The Transfer Degree Road Map on this page presumes the completion of lower division General Education, Title 5 (United States History and Government), and lower division core requirements for this major. See General Education Rules for more information. Lower division major requirements can be found by looking at the four-year Degree Road Map for this major. Refer to Assist for transfer information and articulation of courses taken at California Community Colleges. Verified STAR Act students should use the STAR Act Degree Road Map for their major.

Once transfer coursework is evaluated, applicants and admitted students can use the Degree Progress Report and Planner to learn which requirements need to be completed.

To meet residency requirements, students must complete a minimum of 30 units at CSUN: 24 units must be upper division, 12 units in the major and 9 units in General Education.

The below Music Education/Instrumental Emphasis Option Transfer Plan is based on student placing out of Musicianship 4 (MUS 212/L), Theory/Harmony 2 (MUS 214), Keyboard Applications for Music Education (MUS 233), and have already taken the equivalent to Music History 1 and 2 (MUS 201/MUS 202). Fundamentals of Music Technology and Lab are also required (MUS 191/L).

Transfer Year 1: 1st Semester

Course Units
MUS 266 2
MUS 335 and MUS 337 1/1
MUS 363/L 3
Lesson Requirement 1
Upper Division Ensemble Requirement 2
Upper Division Electives 5
Total 15

Transfer Year 1: 2nd Semester

Course Units
MUS 334 and MUS 336 1/1
MUS 364/L 3
Music Option Elective 1
Lesson Requirement 1
Upper Division Ensemble Requirement 2
GE Upper Division* (PHYS 305/L recommended) 3/1
Upper Division Elective 3
Total 16

Transfer Year 2: 1st Semester

Course Units
MUS 307 (also meets GE Upper Division Comparative Cultures) 3
MUS 483ME/L 1/1
Music Option Elective 2
Lesson Requirement 1
Ensemble Requirement 2
Upper Division Electives 3
Elective 3
Total 16

Transfer Year 2: 2nd Semester

Course Units
MUS 479 1
MUS 495 1
Music Option Elective 4
GE Upper Division* 3
Electives 4
Total 13
OVERALL TOTAL UNITS 120

*If needed, select GE Upper Division courses that also satisfy: (1) IC: Information Competence, (2) GE Comparative Cultural Studies, and/or (3) Title 5 requirements in American History and/or US/State/Local Government.