The 2020-2021 academic year will be comprised of three semesters: Fall 2020, Spring 2021 and Summer 2021. The Department of Music will continue to offer the Music major requirements for undergraduate students in the Fall & Spring semesters and will have a small offering of 7-week “immersive courses” in Summer A.
This page provides an overview of our course offerings for all three terms, to help students as they make decisions and plans for the academic year ahead. Please note that this schedule may be subject to change, and students are encouraged not only to revisit this page but also to confirm the course listings in the online Directory of Classes and Vergil, where course descriptions and class meeting times are updated regularly.
Fall 2020: “Fall” term courses will run the full 14-week term: Tues., Sept. 8, 2020 – Wed., Dec. 23, 2020. Course descriptions, as well as specific sections and meeting times, can be found in the online Directory of Classes.
Spring 2021: “Spring” term courses will run the full 14-week term: Mon., Jan. 11, 2021 – Mon., Apr. 26, 2021. Course descriptions, as well as specific sections and meeting times, will be available in advance of the early registration period in November 2020.
Summer 2021: “Summer A” courses will run during the first half of the term: Mon., May 3, 2021 – Fri., June 18, 2021. Course descriptions, as well as specific sections and meeting times, will be available in advance of Summer registration in April 2021.
Please contact the following people with questions about the courses listed or with questions about undergraduate or graduate programs of study:
Aaron Fox, Director of Undergraduate Studies: aaf19 [at] columbia.edu
Chris Washburne, Director of Graduate Studies: cjw5 [at] columbia.edu
The University has taken many steps to create a safe return to campus. For more information about steps being taken to address the Covid-19 situation, please read the University’s Plans for a Safe Return to Campus.