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Commercial Instrumental Track

All commercial music degree students must complete the music major (B.M.) course requirements, and requirements for their desired program track (below).

Students also have additional requirements to complete within the School of Music, including recital attendance and performance.

Commercial Instrumental Performance Track Requirements15–16 units
Core courses9–10 units
MUS 423
Orchestration I
3
MUS XXX
Applied Music
4
Commercial Music Elective^2–3
Additional Ensemble Requirement6 units
Select a minimum of two different ensembles and at least 2 units in each selected ensemble.
MUS 382
Jazz and Commercial Ensemble
1
- and -
MUS 383
Jazz and Commercial Ensemble
1
MUS 389
Commercial Styles I
1
- and -
MUS 390
Commercial Styles II
1
MUS 391
Jazz Improvisation Workshop
1
- and -
MUS 392
Jazz Improvisation Workshop
1
MUS 407
Commercial Styles III
1
- and -
MUS 408
Commercial Styles IV
1

^Commercial music electives include all courses listed in the tracks not selected by the student as their primary track. Also included are MUS 321 and MUS 422.

Note: This information is current for the 2013-14 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.