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Credit by Examination for Music 102

On this page: Learn about taking a Challenge Examination to satisfy the Music 102 requirement.

Music 102 addresses how to read music and play a simple instrument. It also addresses familiarity with the CA State Content Standards for Music. Students can satisfy the Music 102 requirement through a Challenge Examination. The exam is designed for students who play an instrument or sing.

Challenge Examination

Students must register for the course and take the  Challenge Examination in the same semester. The exam is offered only in the first week of the fall semester. Students who earn a score of 75% or better on both sections of the exam will receive 3 units of Credit by Examination for Music 102.

  • You may take the Challenge Examination only once.
  • There is no fee for the exam.
  • You must make a reservation in the Music & Dance Office by noon on the day immediately preceding your examination.

To see if the challenge exam will be offered in any given fall semester, contact the School of Music and Dance department office.  Request advance materials from that office.

Questions? Consult the Liberal Studies Advisor.

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