UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2017-2018

Music, B.M. Composition/Commercial and Media Writing 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 Commercial and Media Writing Transfer Plan is based on student placing out of Musicianship 4 (MUS 211/L), Theory/Harmony 2 (MUS 214), Jazz Keyboard Musicianship 4 (MUS 210BJ), and have already taken the equivalent to Music History 1 and 2 (MUS 201/MUS 202). Fundamentals of Music Technology and Lab is also required (MUS 191/L).

Transfer Year 1: 1st Semester

Course Units
MUS 311J/L 2
MUS 316 3
MUS 321 2
MUS 322 2
MUS 391/L 3
GE Upper Division* 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 1: 2nd Semester

Course Units
MUS 312J/L 2
MUS 315A 2
MUS 364/L 3
MUS 420A 3
MUS 422A 1
Electives 4
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: 1st Semester

Course Units
MUS 317A 2
MUS 397R/L 3
MUS 419 3
MUS 422A 1
MUS 494A 1
GE Upper Division* 3
Elective 2
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: 2nd Semester

Course Units
MUS 307 (also meets GE Upper Division Comparative Cultures) 3
MUS 420B 3
MUS 483ME/L 2
MUS 494AB 3
MUS 495 1
Elective 3
Total 15
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.