BA and BMus

The Department of Music offers the degrees of Bachelor of Arts in Music (BA) and Bachelor of Music in Performance (BMus).  We do not offer a minor program, though performance opportunities are available to all UCI students.

 

Bachelor of Arts in Music (BA)

  • Our standard program, to which ALL incoming undergraduates are initially admitted.
  • Enables students to pursue a broad range of courses in music history, theory, composition and performance, within a flexible curriculum that is especially attractive for students pursuing a second major or study abroad.
  • Degree Requirements
  • 2 years of private lessons

 

Bachelor of Music in Performance (BMus)

  • Continuing students who desire more in-depth, specialized studies in performance may seek to change their degree objective from BA to BMus by auditioning during their sophomore year.
    • Incoming freshmen are NOT admitted to the BMus program.
    • Transfer applicants who perform at a sufficiently high level in the entrance audition may change their degree objective from BA to BMus after admission and the start of fall quarter.
    • Degree Requirements
    • 4 years of private lessons

 

UC EAP (foreign exchange students):

  • Applicants may be considered, but are not afforded the same privileges as Music majors. They do not receive private lessons, and do not have access to practice rooms.

 
 

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