Bachelor of Arts in Music - Quantitative Reasoning Category III/IV and Stretch English

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 45

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 104 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice Stretch I 1 3
MUS 130/TH A 131 Rudiments of Music Theory (Hidden Prerequisite for MUS 231) 3
MUS 150 Concert Music (Major Core) 2 0
GE Area A 3 3
GE Area B: Quantitative Reasoning (B4) 4 3
B4 Support Course 4 2-3
 Units15
Second Semester
ENG 105 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice Stretch II (A2) 1 3
MUS 150 Concert Music (Major Lower-Division Core) 2 0
MUS 201 Class Piano I (Major Lower-Division Core) 1
MUS/TH A 221 Fundamentals of Ear Training and Musicianship I (Major Lower-Division Core) 2
MUS 231 Species Counterpoint (Major Lower-Division Core) 3
GE Area A 3
GE Area B: Physical Science (B1) and Laboratory Science (B3) 5 3-4
 Units15-16
Third Semester
MUS 150 Concert Music (Major Lower-Division Core) 2 0
Select One (Major Lower-Division Core): 1
Class Piano II 6  
Beginning Jazz/Pop Piano  
Select One (Major Lower-Division Core): 2
Fundamentals of Ear Training and Musicianship II  
Improvisation  
Select One (Major Lower-Division Core) 7 3
Diatonic Harmony  
Modern Musicianship: Theory, Application, and Ear Training I  
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) and Laboratory Science (B3) 5 3-4
GE Area C 3
GE Area E 3
 Units15-16
Fourth Semester
MUS 150 Concert Music (Major Lower-Division Core) 2 0
Select One (Major Lower-Division Core): 7 3
Chromatic Harmony  
Modern Musicianship: Theory, Application, and Ear Training II  
GE Area C - Take Two 6
GE Area D - Take One 6
 Units15
Fifth Semester
MUS 150 Concert Music (Major Lower-Division Core) 2 0
Select One (Major Upper-Division Core): 3
20th Century Techniques  
Jazz Harmony  
MUS 433 Introduction to Music Technology (Major Upper-Division Core) 2
Upper-Division Electives (19 units) 8 5
GE Area D 3
GE Area UD-B: Upper-Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units16
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 Electives (19 units) 8 5
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 9 3
 Units14
Seventh Semester
MUS 150 Concert Music (Major Lower-Division Core) 2 0
Upper-Division Electives (19 units) 8 5
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 9 6
 Units14
Eighth Semester
MUS 150 Concert Music (Major Lower-Division Core) 2 0
MUS 598 Senior Thesis (Major Upper-Division Core) 3
Upper-Division Electives (19 units) 8 4
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Three 9 9
 Units16
 Total Units120-122