Areas of Study

The Department of Music at California State University, Stanislaus offers a high quality, comprehensive musical education for the students as well as rich cultural offerings for the wider regional community. The Department creates a learning environment characterized by outstanding instruction in music education, performance, composition, jazz studies, and music technology informed by primary experiences performing, teaching, composing, or any other aspect of music making.   In all its activities, the Department strives to prepare its graduates to create and perform musical art in as many contexts and settings as possible. 

Degrees/programs of study:

Bachelor of Music
Bachelor of Arts
Liberal Studies Concentration in Music
Minor in Music


    Piano Performance
    Instrumental Performance
    Vocal Performance
    Instrumental Music Education
    Choral Music Education
    Jazz Studies
    General Music
    Music Technology