Voice and Opera Major

Bachelor of Music degrees in voice and opera require a minimum of 48 units, and include core music requirements (13.5 units), major requirements (22.5 units), and distribution and elective requirements (12 units).

Music Core Requirements (13.5 units)

Course Title
MUSIC 111-1
MUSIC 111-2
MUSIC 111-3
Music Theory I
and Music Theory II
and Music Theory III
MUSIC 211-1
MUSIC 211-2
MUSIC 211-3
Music Theory IV
and Music Theory V
and Music Theory VI
MUSIC 126-1
MUSIC 126-2
MUSIC 126-3
Aural Skills I
and Aural Skills II
and Aural Skills III
MUSIC 226-1
MUSIC 226-2
MUSIC 226-3
Aural Skills IV
and Aural Skills V
and Aural Skills VI
MUSIC 127-1
MUSIC 127-2
MUSIC 127-3
Keyboard Skills 1
and Keyboard Skills 2
and Keyboard Skills 3 (or higher course number based on placement)
MUSIC 214-0
MUSIC 215-0
MUSIC 216-0
The Classical Canon
and Performers and Performance
and Music in the Present
CONDUCT 326-0Basic Conducting
One MUSICOL elective
One 20th/21st century Music Studies elective

Voice and Opera Performance (22.5 units)

Course Title
VOICE 110-0Applied Voice for Music Majors (3 quarters)
VOICE 210-0Applied Voice for Music Majors (3 quarters)
VOICE 310-0Applied Voice for Music Majors (6 quarters)
CONDUCT 364-0Choral Organizations (12 quarters)
VOICE 111-1
VOICE 111-2
VOICE 111-3
Phonetics and Diction I
and Phonetics and Diction II
and Phonetics and Diction III
VOICE 311-0Vocal Solo Class (12 quarters)
VOICE 323-0Vocal Pedagogy for Undergraduates
VOICE 351-1
VOICE 351-2
VOICE 351-3
Undergraduate Opera Workshop I
and Undergraduate Opera Workshop II
and Undergraduate Opera Workshop III
VOICE 393-0Repertoire Studies (2 quarters)
VOICE 380-0Senior Recital

Distribution and Elective Requirements (12 units)

Course Title
Area I Natural Sciences or Area II Formal Studies or Music Technology (1 unit)
Area III Social/Behavioral Sciences (1 unit)
Area IV Historical Studies (1 unit)
Area V Ethics and Values (1 unit)
Area VI Literature/Fine Arts (1 unit)
English Composition course (1 unit)
Electives (6 units; music or non-music courses)
Business/Finance Overlay course (may double count with any other requirement)