Programs Offered

The Music Minor

The Music Department offers a 24-unit minor in music. In addition to the standard core courses, each music minor (with the assistance of a faculty advisor) is invited to put together a sequence of courses which achieves his/her musical goals.

The Bachelor of Arts in Music

Designed for the student who wants a broad education in music, the Bachelor of Arts degree offers a balanced program of study in a wide range of subjects. In addition to the traditional emphasis on music theory, history and performance, Cal Poly’s program includes American music, music of non-Western cultures, and the application of sound design. The program provides a large number of elective courses which allows the student to concentrate in a particular area or combine music with other subjects. Viwe the bachelor of arts in music curriculum

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  • Professor Thomas Davies will be retiring in June 2017
  • The University Jazz Band I went on a performance tour of London June 13-19
  • The Symphony went on a performance tour of Central Europe. The group performed in Budapest, Prague and Vienna June 17-27.

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