Programs

B.A., Music

Breadth Studies

This is a flexible program with minimum performance requirements that allows students to combine studies in music with other fields of interest (entrance audition required). Research increasingly confirms and reveals the power and potential of music in human development. The study of music, requiring a variety of learning modalities, develops essential skills that carry over …

B.A., Music

Music Industry Studies

For students preparing for a career in the various business-related aspects of the field (entrance audition required). Required capstone experience: Internship. Research increasingly confirms and reveals the power and potential of music in human development. The study of music, requiring a variety of learning modalities, develops essential skills that carry over into the study of …

B.A., Music

Music Education

For students preparing for teaching careers in public schools (entrance audition required). Capstone experience: half-hour recital. To earn a California Single-Subject Credential in Music, students must also complete the Credential requirements in the Department of Secondary Education, detailed in the Credential section of this Catalog. Research increasingly confirms and reveals the power and potential of music in …

B.A., Music

Music Therapy

For students preparing for careers in the therapeutic applications of music (entrance audition required). Capstone experience: Internship. Completion of the Program qualifies students to take the national examination needed to become a Board-Certified Music Therapist. The music therapy program is an evidence-based curriculum that consists of both didactic and experimental courses to help develop the …

B.M., Music

Jazz Studies

Research increasingly confirms and reveals the power and potential of music in human development. The study of music, requiring a variety of learning modalities, develops essential skills that carry over into the study of other fields. The performance components allow for deep cultivation of its expressive potential. The student also has opportunity to develop maturity …

B.M., Music

Composition/Commercial and Media Writing

Research increasingly confirms and reveals the power and potential of music in human development. The study of music, requiring a variety of learning modalities, develops essential skills that carry over into the study of other fields. The performance components allow for deep cultivation of its expressive potential. The student also has opportunity to develop maturity …

B.M., Music

Vocal Arts

Research increasingly confirms and reveals the power and potential of music in human development. The study of music, requiring a variety of learning modalities, develops essential skills that carry over into the study of other fields. The performance components allow for deep cultivation of its expressive potential. The student also has opportunity to develop maturity …

B.M., Music

Keyboard

Research increasingly confirms and reveals the power and potential of music in human development. The study of music, requiring a variety of learning modalities, develops essential skills that carry over into the study of other fields. The performance components allow for deep cultivation of its expressive potential. The student also has opportunity to develop maturity …

B.M., Music

Percussion

Research increasingly confirms and reveals the power and potential of music in human development. The study of music, requiring a variety of learning modalities, develops essential skills that carry over into the study of other fields. The performance components allow for deep cultivation of its expressive potential. The student also has opportunity to develop maturity …

B.M., Music

Winds

Research increasingly confirms and reveals the power and potential of music in human development. The study of music, requiring a variety of learning modalities, develops essential skills that carry over into the study of other fields. The performance components allow for deep cultivation of its expressive potential. The student also has opportunity to develop maturity …

B.M., Music

Strings

Research increasingly confirms and reveals the power and potential of music in human development. The study of music, requiring a variety of learning modalities, develops essential skills that carry over into the study of other fields. The performance components allow for deep cultivation of its expressive potential. The student also has opportunity to develop maturity …

M.M., Music

Collaborative Piano Performance

The Master of Music Degree is offered in: A. Performance (audition required); B. Conducting, Instrumental or Choral (audition required); C. Composition (entrance portfolio and interview required); and D. Collaborative Piano Performance (audition required).

M.M., Music

Instrumental Performance

The Master of Music Degree is offered in: A. Performance (audition required); B. Conducting, Instrumental or Choral (audition required); C. Composition (entrance portfolio and interview required); and D. Collaborative Piano Performance (audition required).

M.M., Music

Conducting

The Master of Music Degree is offered in: A. Performance (audition required); B. Conducting, Instrumental or Choral (audition required); C. Composition (entrance portfolio and interview required); and D. Collaborative Piano Performance (audition required).

M.M., Music

Composition

The Master of Music Degree is offered in: A. Performance (audition required); B. Conducting, Instrumental or Choral (audition required); C. Composition (entrance portfolio and interview required); and D. Collaborative Piano Performance (audition required).

M.A., Music Industry Administration

The Master of Arts degree in Music Industry Administration is an interdisciplinary professional program for students desiring an advanced degree in Music Industry Studies or Music Business. The mission of the program is to prepare students for professional growth by integrating up-to-date knowledge of the Music Industry’s varied facets with the students’ own career-related experiences. …