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 4-Year Degree Road Map for this major. Refer to ASSIST for transfer information and articulation of courses taken at California Community Colleges. Verified Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) STAR Act students should use the ADT/STAR Act Degree Road Map for their major.

Once transfer coursework is evaluated, applicants and admitted students can use the Degree Progress Report/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 Industry Studies Option Transfer Plan is based on student placing out of Musicianship 3 (MUS 211/L), Theory/Harmony 1 (MUS 213), Keyboard Musicianship 4 (MUS 210B)*, 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).

*MIS Piano students will take MUS 235A,B,C,D as required substitutions for MUS 110A, MUS 110B/MUS 210AMUS 210B.

Transfer Year 1: 1st Semester

Course Units
MUS 303A 3
MUS 393A 3
MUS 391/L 3
GE Upper Division** 3
Electives 4
Total 16

Transfer Year 1: 2nd Semester

Course Units
MGT 360 3
MUS 303B 3
MUS 393B 3
MUS 397R/L 3
Elective 4
Total 16

Transfer Year 2: 1st Semester

Course Units
MUS 307 (also meets GE Upper Division Comparative Cultures) 3
MUS 483ME/L 2
MUS 493C or MUS 494A 1
GE Upper Division** 3
Electives 6
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: 2nd Semester

Course Units
MUS 493C or MUS 494A 1
MUS 494A and MUS 494C 4
Electives 7
Total 13

**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.