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The 45-unit Bachelor of Arts in Dance provides professional preparation in dance and an opportunity to study dance performance, choreography, teaching and dance theory.
The 72- to 73-unit Bachelor of Music is an intensive curriculum for students wishing to study music for specific professional purposes or for students seeking professional levels of attainment in music.
The 50-unit Bachelor of Arts in Music is a liberal arts degree with music as the major area of study.
The 24-unit Minor in Dance consists of 7 units of core courses and 17 units of electives on advisement.
The 21-unit Minor in Music provides a foundation for a lifelong enjoyment and appreciation of music.
The 18-unit Minor in World Music and Dance provides educational resources for those students interested in global perspectives of music and dance for varying careers as well as for personal enrichment.
The 30-unit Master of Arts in Music is for students interested in advanced Composition Studies, History and Literature or Music Education.
The 30-unit Master of Music degree program brings together advanced students and professional faculty in a high-level, collaborative environment.
Ensembles provide performance and audience participation opportunities to all students at SF State.
Known for its highest standard of performance and its dedication to teaching, the Alexander String Quartet is recognized as SF State’s Quartet-in-Residence.
We are looking for a tenure-track assistant professor with an emphasis in Music Composition/Technology/Recording to start Fall 2015.
We are looking for a Wind Ensemble Conductor to start Fall 2015.