Requirement Lists & Courses Plans

Note Your Catalogue Year

Check your STARS report to determine the Catalogue year that you are following. Generally, this will be the academic year in which you started your current program at USC.


 
 
 

Arts Leadership

Graduate Certificate (GCRT)

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Master of Science (MS)

Requirements List 2018/19      

 
 

Choral & Sacred Music

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Choral Music

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Four-Year Plan 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Master of Music (MM) in Choral Music

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Master of Music (MM) in Sacred Music

Requirements List 2015/16      

Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) in Choral Music

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) in Sacred Music

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

 
 

Classical Guitar

Bachelor of Music (BM)

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Four-Year Plan 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Master of Music (MM)

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Graduate Certificate (GCRT) in Classical Guitar Performance

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Ensemble List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

 
 

Composition

Bachelor of Music (BM)

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Four-Year Plan 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Master of Music (MM)

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

 
 

Early Music

Master of Arts (MA)

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Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Graduate Certificate (GCRT) in Early Music Performance

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Ensemble List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

 
 

Jazz Studies

Bachelor of Music (BM)

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Four-Year Plan 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Bachelor of Music (BM) – Jazz Guitar

Requirements List 2018/19      
Four-Year Plan 2018/19      

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Music – Jazz Option

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Four-Year Plan 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Master of Music (MM)

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Graduate Certificate (GCRT) in Jazz Performance

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Ensemble List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

 
 

Keyboard Collaborative Arts

Master of Music (MM)

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

 
 

Keyboard Studies

Bachelor of Music (BM) in Piano

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Four-Year Plan 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Master of Music (MM) in Piano

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) in Piano

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Graduate Certificate (GCRT) in Piano Performance

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Ensemble List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

 
 

Music

Bachelor of Arts (BM) in Music

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Four-Year Plan 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

 
 

Music Industry

Bachelor of Science (BS)

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Four-Year Plan 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Master of Science (MS)

Requirements List 2018/19      

 
 

Music Production

Bachelor of Music (BM)

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Four-Year Plan 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

 
 

Music Teaching & Learning

Master of Music (MM)

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Master of Music (MM) – Contemporary Teaching Practice

Requirements List 2018/19      
Credential Planning Checklist 2018/19      

Master of Music (MS) – Community Music

Requirements List        

Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

 
 

Musicology

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Requirements List 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18

 
 

Organ

Bachelor of Music (BM) in Organ

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Four-Year Plan 2015/16 2016/17 2018/19  

Master of Music (MM) in Organ

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) in Organ Performance

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Graduate Certificate (GCRT) in Organ Performance

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Ensemble List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

 
 

Popular Music

Bachelor of Music (BM)

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Four-Year Plan 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Four-Year Plan (Songwriting Emphasis) 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

 
 

Screen Scoring

Graduate Certificate (GCRT) in Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television

Requirements List 2015/16      

Master of Music (MM) in Screen Scoring

Requirements List 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19  

 
 

Strings

Bachelor of Music (BM) in Cello

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Four-Year Plan 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Master of Music (MM) in Cello

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) in Cello Performance

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Bachelor of Music (BM) in Double Bass

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Four-Year Plan 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Master of Music (MM) in Double Bass

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) in Double Bass Performance

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Bachelor of Music (BM) in Harp

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Four-Year Plan 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Master of Music (MM) in Harp

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) in Harp Performance

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Bachelor of Music (BM) in Viola

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Four-Year Plan 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Master of Music (MM) in Viola

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) in Viola Performance

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Bachelor of Music (BM) in Violin

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Four-Year Plan 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Master of Music (MM) in Violin

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) in Violin Performance

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Graduate Certificate (GCRT) in String Performance

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Ensemble List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

 
 

Studio Guitar

Bachelor of Music (BM) Jazz Emphasis

Requirements List 2015/16      
Four-Year Plan 2015/16      

Master of Music (MM)

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Graduate Certificate (GCRT) in Studio Guitar Performance

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Ensemble List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

 
 

Vocal Arts

Bachelor of Music (BM) in Vocal Arts

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Four-Year Plan 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Master of Music (MM) in Vocal Arts

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) in Vocal Arts Performance

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Graduate Certificate (GCRT) in Vocal Performance

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Ensemble List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

 
 

Winds & Percussion

Bachelor of Music (BM) in Bassoon

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Four-Year Plan 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Master of Music (MM) in Bassoon

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) in Bassoon Performance

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Bachelor of Music (BM) in Clarinet

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Four-Year Plan 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Master of Music (MM) in Clarinet

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) in Clarinet Performance

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Bachelor of Music (BM) in French Horn

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Four-Year Plan 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Master of Music (MM) in French Horn

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) in French Horn Performance

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Bachelor of Music (BM) in Flute

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Four-Year Plan 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Master of Music (MM) in Flute

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) in Flute Performance

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Bachelor of Music (BM) in Oboe

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Four-Year Plan 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Master of Music (MM) in Oboe

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) in Oboe Performance

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Bachelor of Music (BM) in Percussion

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Four-Year Plan 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Master of Music (MM) in Percussion

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) in Percussion Performance

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Bachelor of Music (BM) in Saxophone

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Four-Year Plan 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Master of Music (MM) in Saxophone

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) in Saxophone Performance

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Bachelor of Music (BM) in Trombone

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Four-Year Plan 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Master of Music (MM) in Trombone

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) in Trombone Performance

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Bachelor of Music (BM) in Trumpet

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Four-Year Plan 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Master of Music (MM) in Trumpet

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) in Trumpet Performance

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Bachelor of Music (BM) in Tuba

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Four-Year Plan 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Master of Music (MM) in Tuba

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) in Tuba Performance

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Graduate Certificate (GCRT) in Winds & Percussion Performance

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Ensemble List 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

 
 

Minors

Jazz Studies

Requirements List 2014-16 2017-19    

Music Industry

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017-19  

Music Production

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017-19  

Music Recording

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017-19  

Musical Studies

Requirements List 2014-16 2017-19    

Musical Theatre

Requirements List 2017-19      
Requirements List Before 2017/18 2014-2019 (Non-Music Majors)
  2014-2019 (Vocal Arts Majors)
  2014-2019 (Music, Non-Vocal Arts Majors)

Popular Music Studies

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017-19  

Songwriting

Requirements List 2015/16 2016/17 2017-19