Minor in Commercial Music

Requirements (32 units)

Requirements for a Minor in Commercial Music

MUS 100
MUS 101
Fundamentals of Music Theory
and Basic Musicianship
MUS 120
MUS 121
Theory I
and Musicianship I
MUS 122
MUS 123
Theory II
and Musicianship II
Some or all of the above music theory and musicianship courses can be waived based on departmental placement testing. Contact the Music Department chair for more details. Waived coursework must be replaced with other music courses of the same number of units.
Two units selected from the following:2
Class Guitar I
Class Guitar II
Class Piano I
Class Piano II
MUS 260Commercial Songwriting2
MUS 266Introduction to Computer and Electronic Music4
MUS 267Introduction to Studio Recording Techniques4
MUS 406Orchestration2
MUS 414Commercial Arranging and Scoring2
Upper-division music electives4
Total Units32