Credentials successful students for employment opportunities in music and prepares students for further study at a university level. Students desiring an Associate in Arts degree with a major in music must have music reading skills and basic piano keyboarding skills. Students lacking these skills need to complete MUS-134: Music Fundamentals to develop music reading skills and MUS-117: Piano Class to develop piano skills in addition to the courses listed below.
- Perform, within a historical context, on an instrument, keyboard or voice, as a soloist and in ensemble with tone, intonation, and style at the level of a second year University School of Music student.
- Analyze four-part compositions in 18th-century style (e.g. chorale) in all major and minor keys.
- Compose four-part compositions in 18th-century style (e.g. chorale) in all major and minor keys, applying appropriate melody, rhythm, chord progression, voicing, and phrasing.
Church music director
Community music director
Private music instructor
Students concerned about their ability to read music or piano keyboarding skills are encouraged to contact music faculty.
See General Education Requirements for details.
|Course name||Credit Hours|
|MUS-118: Piano Class 2||2.00|
|MUS-132: Music Literature||3.00|
|MUS-138: Music Theory 1||3.00|
|MUS-139: Music Theory 2||3.00|
|MUS-141: Aural Music Skills 1||2.00|
|MUS-142: Aural Music Skills 2||2.00|
|MUS-156: Music Technology||3.00|
Music Ensemble: Complete 4 credits, in any combination, from the following ensembles
Applied Music: Complete 4 credits
Music History: Complete one
Music Elective: Complete five (5) additional Music (MUS) credits.