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2023/2024 University Catalog 
2023/2024 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music, Music Education Specialization, B.M. in Applied Arts and Sciences

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(Major Code: 10041) (SIMS Code: 665306)

All candidates for a bachelor of music degree must complete the graduation requirements listed in the section of this catalog on “Graduation Requirements .” The maximum number of units in upper division music courses acceptable toward the Bachelor of Music degree is 70.

A minor is not required with this major.

Preparation for the Major

All majors must fulfill the requirements in one of the following areas of specialization.

  1. Music Education
  2. Performance
  3. Global Composition
  4. Jazz Studies
  5. Professional Studies - Track 1, Track 2, or Track 3

Language Requirement

Music Education - competency (equivalent to that which is normally attained in one semester of college study) in Spanish.

Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement

Completing one of the approved upper division writing courses (W) with a grade of C (2.0) or better. See “Graduation Requirements ” section for a complete listing of requirements.

Performance Studies for Credit

Credit may be allowed for performance studies under the following conditions:

  1. Properly enrolled Bachelor of Music majors may enroll for performance studies with resident faculty without an additional fee.
  2. Students may under no circumstances change instructors in the middle of a semester without first securing the permission of the director of the School of Music and Dance.
  3. Prior to the start of performance studies at San Diego State University, students are required to take a preliminary audition conducted by music faculty which will indicate status at the beginning of their studies.
  4. Students who have dropped out of school or have stopped taking performance studies for credit for one semester or more, upon resumption of that instruction for credit are required to present another preliminary audition.
  5. At the end of each semester, the School of Music and Dance will sponsor a jury examination to satisfy itself that its standards have been met.
  6. Students enrolled in performance studies must be concurrently enrolled in the Comprehensive Musicianship program and class piano until such time as the CM and piano requirements are fulfilled.

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