What will I learn?

The Bachelor of Music degree is a high-unit professional degree and requires 132 units for graduation. Music units include the core requirements and one option. Students interested in the BM program must successfully complete an audition for entrance to the program. This should be accomplished prior to entrance to the University. Students wishing to consider the BM program after they have enrolled at CSULB may not apply after they have completed more than a maximum of 96 units.

Career Possibilities

Performer • Choral Director • Instrumental Conductor • Music Teacher • Music Director • Composer/Arranger • Copyist • Musical Instrument Sales Representative • Music Librarian • Music Critic • Music Editor • Performing Arts Manager • Music Producer • Songwriter • Higher Education Professional • Music Scholarship • Publisher • Author

Which department am I in?

College of the Arts

Study options

Full Time (132 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$17,142.00 per year
Costs of Attendance, based on 7+ units per semester enrollment
Application deadline

15 December 2021

Start date

20 January 2022, 22 August 2022

Venue

College of the Arts

Academic Services Bldg., Room 115,

California State University, Long Beach,

LONG BEACH,

California,

90840, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

A minimum GPA of 2.75 in all community college courses required for the Associate Degree in Nursing

For international students

Have graduated from high school, have earned a Certificate of General Education Development (GED) or have passed the California High School Proficiency Examination (CHSPE);

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): Paper-based 500; Internet-based (iBT) 61

IELTS 5.5 each sub-section

Pearson Test of English 43

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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