Associate in Arts Degree (0001) - Music

Transfer requirements vary by receiving institution. The Associate in Arts in Music is an opportunity for a student to customize their music degree to comport with their career goals.  Meeting with one of the full-time music faculty is highly recommended before choosing this degree.

First Year

Total Semester Credits: 15
Fall Semester Credits
MUS 105 Music Theory I****** 4
Music Performance Ensemble 1
 ENG 101 Rhetoric & Composition I * 3
Math Course ** 4
Social Science Course *** 3

 

(Private Applied Music is strongly recommended)

Total Semester Credits: 17
Spring Semester Credits
MUS 106 Music Theory II 4
Music Performance Ensemble 1
ENG 102 Rhetoric & Composition II * 3
HIST 152 European Civilization II 3
SPCH 151 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
Fine Arts Humanities Course 3

 

(Private Applied Music is strongly recommended)

Second Year

Total Semester Credits: 18
Fall Semester Credits
MUS 103 Music Literature 3
MUS 205 Music Theory III 4
Music Performance Ensemble 1
PSYC 151 General Psychology 3
Life Science Course 4
Humanities Course *** OR Social Science Course *** 3

 

(Private Applied Music is strongly recommended)

Total Semester Credits: 17
Spring Semester Credits
 MUS 206 Music Theory IV 4
Music Performance Ensemble 1
ART 101 Art Appreciation 3
Human Well-Being Elective 2
Physical Science Course *** 4
General Humanities Course *** 3

 

(Private Applied Music is strongly recommended)

Note

: Students transferring to a four-year college should check to see if courses will transfer to your prospective college before registering. For more information contact Advising or visit iTransfer.org.

* Enrollment in ENG-101 is based on your score on the assessment placement test. A minimum grade of “C” is required in ENG-101 and ENG-102.

** Enrollment in any math class is based on your score on the assessment placement test and proper prerequisite.

*** Minimum of one course in Human Relations is required. In addition, one Third World/Non-Western Culture course is required.

****** Students must complete one of two prerequisites before enrolling in MUS 105, Music Theory I: A grade of “C” or better in MUS 104 or satisfactory score on the fundamental skills theory test. Contact Music Department Chair to arrange for the fundamentals test.