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2022-2023 Music, B.M.

These are suggested courses which fulfill some degree requirements for the Bachelor of Music degree.  Transfer associate's degree programs and courses vary among the 23 VCCS colleges.  Be sure to consult your community college academic advisor each semester to make sure you are on track to graduate in an A.A. or A.A.& S or A.S. degree.

VCCS Mason Equivalent
ENG 111 and ENG 112 ENGH 101 and ENGH ----
MTH 154 MATH 106
MUS 225 MUSI 107
200 level English Literature ENGH 202
Natural Science Lecture Natural Science Lecture
Natural Science Lecture and Lab Natural Science Lecture and Lab
Social-Behavioral Science Social-Behavioral Science
HIS 101 or 102 or 112 HIST 101 or 102 or 125
MUS 111 and MUS 112 MUSI 115 and MUSI 217
MUS 141 and MUS 142 MUSI 171 and MUSI 172


Concentration options: Composition, Jazz, Music Education, Music Technology, Performance

ENG 125 will continue to transfer to fulfill the Mason Core literature requirement until 2025.

Admission to the School of Music is competitive. Transfer applicants are required to successfully pass a music audition to be considered for admission to the B.​A.​ or B.​M.​ degree programs. Please contact Christen Soos at csoos@​gmu.​edu prior to submitting your application for instructions regarding video or Skype auditions.

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