Music Studies - Level I (M0673)

Arts Division
Certificate M0673

Music Studies Level I prepares students with introductory skills that will lead to a career in music, including teaching, performance, therapy and related fields. Coursework focuses on developing skills in musical performance commensurate to appropriate level of experience, and an understanding of fundamental music theory, musicianship, and keyboard skills. Students will demonstrate competency in performance, fluency in reading and writing musical notation, and basic knowledge of keyboard skills.

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
MUS 2Music Theory3
MUS 3AMusic Theory I3
MUS 5AMusicianship Fundamentals1
MUS 5BMusicianship I1
MUS 16Individual Instruction1
MUS 17APiano I1
Required Electives
Choose 2 electives from the following (3 units minimum; course may be repeated):3
Chamber Music
Concert Choir
Laboratory Band
Vocal Jazz Ensemble
Chamber Singers
Jazz Ensemble
Men's Vocal Ensemble
Wind Ensemble
Jazz Improvisation and Performance Choir
Contemporary A Cappella Ensemble
Madrigal Singers
Total Units13

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