IMPORTANT NOTICE Applying for Fall 2015 Term: The university application deadline for Fall 2015 admission is November 30, 2014. Primary auditions for the Department of Music will be held in December, February, and May.

Advising Procedures
Audition Procedures
Auditions Requirements/Rep
Audition/Jury Schedules
Complete Course Listing
Large Ensemble Auditions
Theory/Piano Placement
Teacher Preparation

Units required for Major: 40-52
Minimum total units required for BA: 120
Grade "C-" or better required in all courses applied to the major.
Courses in parentheses are prerequisites.

A. Required Lower Division Core Courses (27 units)
(3) MUSC 5 Beginning Theory (Placement by exam.)
(3) MUSC 6 Intermediate Theory (MUSC 005; Corequisite: MUSC 001)
(3) MUSC 7 Advanced Theory (MUSC 001, MUSC 006; Corequisite: MUSC 002)
(3) MUSC 9 Music of World Cultures
(3) MUSC 10A Survey of Music Literature
(3) MUSC 10B Survey of Music Literature
(1) MUSC 14C Basic Piano for Majors (music major or minor and intructor permission)
(4)   Select 4 units of applied intermediate music

Additional Requirements for Concentrations
Select one of the following two areas of concentration:

Music Concentration (13 units)
(3) Select 3 units of applied music, large/small ensembles, rep classes, or conducting
(9) Select three of the following:
  -MUSC 103 Counterpoint (MUSC 007)
  -MUSC 105 20th Century Theory (MUSC 7)
  -MUSC 106 Form and Analysis (MUSC 7)
  -MUSC 110a History of Music (MUSC 10a, MUSC 10b, or equivalent)
  -MUSC 110b History of Music (MUSC 10a, MUSC 10b, or equivalent)
  -MUSC118 Music History series
  -MUSC 119 World Music
  -MUSC 127 American Musical Theatre
  -MUSC 129 American Society and Its Music
(1) MUSC 184 Senior Seminar (Music major with senior standing)

All music majors, regardless of their unit load, shall be enrolled each semester in Applied Music (until they have reached the maximum of 8 units) in a Large Performance Ensemble until the senior recital is completed. Each music major is required to attend a minimum of 10 concerts and/or recitals each semester. A MUSC 100 series courses meets this requirement.
Program Requirements
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Music
Minor in Music
Graduate Studies

Add/Drop Classes
Audition Application
Advising Worksheet
Course Substitution
Degree Recital Packet
Graduation Petition
Jury Form
Jury Form (Vocal)
Special Problems
Voice Handbook
University Information
Sac State Admissions
For more information, please write or call:
Sacramento State Department of Music
ATTN: Mark Allen, Music Admissions Counselor
6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819-6015
(916) 278-6543
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