|Four Year Plan|
CA: Music (B.A.)
|Lisa Lutter||Mack Brandon
Roger O. Johnson
Concentrations: Music Industry, Music Performance,
Music Production, Music Studies.
About the Major
The Music Major has a distinctly contemporary focus. There are concentrations offered in Music Studies, Music Performance, Music Production, and Music Industry. Courses are offered in popular music, African-American, traditional, contemporary and world musics, vocal and instrumental performance, musical theater, digital recording, electronic music, film music, song writing and music industry.
There are active music ensembles, including the Ramapo Chorale, Gospel Chorus, CantaNova, a number of student-run bands, and opportunities for private instruction and public performance. Music students can also take advantage of the digital music lab and opportunities provided in radio, film, video, new media, web design, communication, business, theater, dance and musical theater. Numerous exciting internship opportunities are available, many with major studios and entertainment companies in New York City, as well as other valuable experiential resources.
Students completing this program will receive a B.A. degree. A minor in Music is available.
Requirements of the Major and Concentrations
- Transfer students who have 48 or more credits accepted at the time of transfer are waived from the courses marked with a [W] below. Waivers only apply to General Education Requirements NOT School Core or Major Requirements.
- Double counting between General Education, School Core, and Major may be possible. Check with your advisor to see if any apply.
Note: A 2.0 GPA in the major is required for graduation.
Requirements of the Minor
|Subject & Course #||Title & Course Description|
|MUSI 123||MUSICIANSHIP I|
Choose 2 music in culture electives 200 level from the following:
|MUSI 201||MUSIC IN OUR TIME|
|MUSI 202||BLACK EXPERIENCE THROUGH MUSIC|
|MUSI 204||MUSIC AND DANCE IN THE AFRICAN DIASPORA: CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA|
|MUSI 205||MUSIC AND DANCE IN THE AFRICAN DIASPORA: NORTH AMERICA|
|MUSI 216||MUSIC,TECHNOLOGY AND MEDIA|
|MUSI 222||MUSIC IN THE THEATER|
|MUSI 224||FILM MUSIC|
|MUSI 232||HISTORY OF ROCK 'N' ROLL|
|MUSI 233||HISTORY OF HIP-HOP AND RAP MUSIC|
|MUSI 237||HISTORY OF JAZZ|
|MUSI 249||AMERICAN MUSICAL TRADITIONS|
|MUSI 255||MUSIC IN CULTURE|
|Choose 2 music electives, at least one of which is 300/400 level (8 credits)|
Note: A school core is NOT required for completion of the minor. Minors are open to students regardless of school affiliation.