Associate in Fine Arts in Music Degree Course Requirements, 2020

Courses                                                                                      Semester Hours

UNIVERSAL GENERAL EDUCATION TRANSFER COMPONENT
(25 SHC)*  ……………………………………………………………………………25

The universal general education transfer component (UGETC) includes study in the areas of humanities, fine arts, communication, social and behavioral sciences, natural sciences, mathematics, and English composition.

English Composition (6 SHC)……………………………………………………. 6
ENG-111 and ENG-112

Humanities/Fine Arts (6 SHC)…………………………………………………… 6
Select two courses the following discipline areas:
Art (ART-111, 114, 115)
Communication (COM-120, 231)
Drama (DRA-111)
Literature (ENG-231, 232, 241, 242)
Music (MUS-110, 112)
Philosophy (PHI-215, 240)

Social/Behavioral Sciences (6 SHC)……………………………………………. 6
Select two courses. Those courses must be from two of the following discipline areas:
Economics (ECO-251, 252)
History (HIS-111, 112, 131, 132)
Political Science (POL-120)
Psychology (PSY-150)
Sociology (SOC-210)

Mathematics (3 SHC)………………………………………………………………… 3
MAT-143 Quantitative Literacy

Natural Sciences (4 SHC)………………………………………………………….. 4
Select 4 SHC from the following:
Astronomy (AST-111 & 111A)
Biology (BIO-110, 111)
Chemistry (CHM-151)
Geology (GEL-111)
Physics (PHY-110 & 110A)

OTHER REQUIRED HOURS (36 SHC)*……………………………………………….. 36

Academic Related (1 SHC)
ACA-122 College Transfer Success…………………………………………….. 1

Major Core
Music Theory The following courses are required (12 SHC):
MUS-121 Music Theory I………………………………………………………….. 3
MUS-122 Music Theory II………………………………………………………… 3
MUS-221 Music Theory III……………………………………………………….. 3
MUS-222 Music Theory IV……………………………………………………….. 3

Aural Skills The following courses are required (4 SHC):
MUS-125 Aural Skills I…………………………………………………………….. 1
MUS-126 Aural Skills II…………………………………………………………… 1
MUS-225 Aural Skills III………………………………………………………….. 1
MUS-226 Aural Skills IV………………………………………………………….. 1

Applied Music The following courses are required (8 SHC):
MUS-161 Applied Music I…………………………………………………………. 2
MUS-162 Applied Music II……………………………………………………….. 2
MUS-261 Applied Music III………………………………………………………. 2
MUS-262 Applied Music IV………………………………………………………. 2

Other Required Music Courses

Music History The following courses are required (6 SHC):
MUS-271 Music History I………………………………………………………… 3
MUS-272 Music History II………………………………………………………. 3

Music Sequence Select one group from the following (3 SHC):
Chorus: MUS 131, MUS 132, MUS 231
Band: MUS 133, MUS 134, MUS 233
Jazz Ensemble: MUS-135, MUS-136, MUS-235
Orchestra: MUS-137, MUS-138, MUS-237
Ensemble: MUS-141, MUS-142, MUS-241

Class Music The following courses are required (2 SHC):
MUS-151B Class Music I – Piano……………………………………………  1
MUS-152B Class Music II – Piano………………………………………….. 1

TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS CREDIT (SHC) IN PROGRAM……………. 61

*Students must meet the receiving university’s foreign language and/or health and physical education requirements, if applicable, prior to or after transfer to the senior institution.