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The Western Art Music Minor

Western Art Music Minor

The undergraduate minor program in Western Art Music offers a course of study leading to the minor in music. The goal of this program is to provide a focus for music activities, as well as a background in music theory, history, and performance. A student may obtain a minor in music by completion of the following courses:

·      Music 11A: Classical Music from the Middle Ages to the Present. (Formerly Introduction to Western Art Music.), or Music 11D: Introduction to World Musics

·      Music 30A, 30B and 30C: Theory, Literature, and Musicianship

·      6 quarters of upper division ensembles.

·      6 quarters of Instrumental/Voice Lessons. (6 Lower Division credits, plus 9 Upper Division credits).

  • 3 Quarters of Music 63, Group Lessons: Hour, 2 units (Free with associated scholarship), or MUSC 61/62, Individual Lessons
  • 3 Quarters of Music 161, Individual Lessons: One Hour, 3 units (Fee: $650, $500 once a declared minor)

·      One course from the following list:

     Music 101A, 101B, 101C: History of Western Art Music

     Music 180A, Music 180B, Music 180C: Studies in World Musics