Bachelor of Arts in Music Roadmap – Quantitative Reasoning Category I/II and ENG 114

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 42

This roadmap is a suggested plan of study and does not replace meeting with an advisor. Please note that students may need to adjust the actual sequence of courses based on course availability. Please consult an advisor in your major program for further guidance.

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
ENG 114 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice (A2) 1 3
MUS 130/TH A 131 The Foundations of Music Theory (Major Lower-Division Core) 0-3
or Examination
 
MUS 150 Concert Music (Major Core) 2 0
GE Area A 3 3
GE Area B: Quantitative Reasoning (B4) 4 3
GE Area D 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 5 3
(Only if taking Examination instead of MUS 130)
 
 Units15-18
Second Semester
MUS 150 Concert Music (Major Lower-Division Core) 2 0
MUS 201 Class Piano I (Major Lower-Division Core - Piano) 6 1
MUS/TH A 221 Fundamentals of Ear Training and Musicianship I (Major Lower-Division Core - Ear Training) 2
Major Lower-Division Core - Theory (6 units) - Select One 7 3
GE Area A 3
GE Area B: Physical Science (B1) and Laboratory Science (B3) 8 3-4
GE Area E 3
 Units15-16
Third Semester
MUS 150 Concert Music (Major Lower-Division Core) 2 0
Select One (Major Lower-Division Core - Piano): 6 1
Class Piano II  
Beginning Jazz/Pop Piano  
Select One (Major Lower-Division Core - Ear Training): 2
Fundamentals of Ear Training and Musicianship II  
Improvisation  
Major Lower-Division Core - Theory (6 units) - Select One 7 3
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) and Laboratory Science (B3) 8 3-4
GE Area C 3
GE Area D 3
 Units15-16
Fourth Semester
MUS 150 Concert Music (Major Lower-Division Core) 2 0
GE Area C - Take Two 6
GE Area D 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Two 5 6
 Units15
Fifth Semester
MUS 150 Concert Music (Major Lower-Division Core) 2 0
MUS 433 Introduction to Music Technology (Major Upper-Division Core) 2
Upper-Division Core (18 units) 9 4
Upper-Division Electives (6-9 units) 10 3
GE Area UD-B: Upper-Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 5 3
 Units15
Sixth Semester
MUS 150 Concert Music (Major Lower-Division Core) 2 0
MUS 542GW Music in Culture and Context - GWAR (Major Upper-Division Core) 3
Upper-Division Core (18 units) 9 4
Upper-Division Electives (6-9 units) 10 3
GE Area UD-C: Upper-Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 5 3
 Units16
Seventh Semester
MUS 150 Concert Music (Major Lower-Division Core) 2 0
Upper-Division Core (18 units) 9 4
Upper-Division Electives (6-9 units) 10 0-3
GE Area UD-D: Upper-Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Two 5 6
 Units13-16
Eighth Semester
MUS 150 Concert Music (Major Lower-Division Core) 2 0
MUS 598 Senior Thesis (Major Upper-Division Core) 3
Upper-Division Core (18 units) 9 4
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Three 5 9
 Units16
 Total Units120-128