The Music Education emphasis provides a foundation for teaching in public and private schools and for taking the California Subject Examination for Teachers in Music. Completing a single subject teaching credential (K-12) in the state of California is optional and requires additional units in and application to the School of Education. Up to twenty-four units is encouraged for this emphasis.
Piano Competence: All music majors MUST pass the piano competency examination. Students will register for MUKP 211 (0 units) during the semester in which they plan to take the examination. A $25 fee will be assessed.
Voice Competence: All Music majors must also pass either MUVO 100 or pass one semester of applied voice lessons or participate for at least one year in a department choral ensemble.
Current students, please note: The requirements listed here may not reflect the most current courses for this major and may not be the requirements for the catalog year you are following to complete your major. Please refer to the Academic Catalog for official requirements you must meet to qualify for a degree.