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Associate of Music Degree

Students earning an Associate of Music Degree must complete at least nine credits from Groups I, II, and III; taking one class from each group. All students intending to complete an Associate of Music Degree must consult with the Music Department Program Director for guidance in selecting their courses.

  • 16 credits in music theory and aural skills
  • 9 credits in music history and literature
  • 8 credits in applied music
  • 4 credits of major ensemble
  • 4 credits of performance class
  • 4 credits of piano techniques

Instrumental Music Education

Music Requirements

 

Music Theory/Aural Comprehension

16 credits

Music History

9 credits

Applied Music

8 credits

Performance Class

4 credits

Piano Techniques

4 credits

Major Ensemble

4 credits

Total:

45 credits

Non-Music Electives

 

English Composition

6 credits

Political Science

3 credits

Physical Education / Wellness

1 credits

Group I: Humanities and Fine Arts

3 credits

Group II: Psychology and Social Sciences

3 credits

Group III: Natural Science and Mathematics

3 credits

Total:

19 credits

Choral Music Education

Music Requirements

 

Music Theory/Aural Comprehension

16 credits

Music History

9 credits

Applied Music

8 credits

Performance Class

4 credits

Piano Techniques

4 credits

Major Ensemble

4 credits

Total:

45 credits

Non-Music Electives

 

English Composition

6 credits

Political Science

3 credits

Physical Education / Wellness

1 credits

Group I: Humanities and Fine Arts (Foreign Language)

3 credits

Group II: Psychology and Social Sciences

3 credits

Group III: Natural Science and Mathematics

3 credits

Total:

19 credits

Instrumental Performance

Music Requirements

 

Music Theory/Aural Comprehension

16 credits

Music History

9 credits

Applied Music

8 credits

Performance Class

4 credits

Piano Techniques

4 credits

Major Ensemble

4 credits

Total:

45 credits

Non-Music Electives

 

English Composition

6 credits

Political Science

3 credits

Physical Education / Wellness

1 credits

Group I: Humanities and Fine Arts

3 credits

Group II: Psychology and Social Sciences

3 credits

Group III: Natural Science and Mathematics

3 credits

Total:

19 credits

Voice Performance

Music Requirements

 

Music Theory/Aural Comprehension

16 credits

Music History

9 credits

Applied Music

8 credits

Performance Class

4 credits

Piano Techniques

4 credits

Major Ensemble

4 credits

Total:

45 credits

Non-Music Electives

 

English Composition

6 credits

Political Science

3 credits

Physical Education / Wellness

1 credits

Group I: Humanities and Fine Arts
(Foreign Language)

3 credits

Group II: Psychology and Social Sciences

3 credits

Group III: Natural Science and Mathematics

3 credits

Total:

19 credits

Piano/Organ Performance

Music Requirements

 

Music Theory/Aural Comprehension

16 credits

Music History

9 credits

Applied Music

8 credits

Performance Class

4 credits

Major Ensemble

4 credits

Total:

41 credits

   

English Composition

6 credits

Political Science

3 credits

Physical Education / Wellness

1 credits

Group I: Humanities and Fine Arts
(Foreign Language)

3 credits

Group II: Psychology and Social Sciences

3 credits

Group III: Natural Science and Mathematics

3 credits

Total:

19 credits

Music Merchandising (Currently being revised)

Music Requirements

 

Music Theory/Aural Comprehension

8 credits

Music History (World Music/Jazz in Contemporary America)

6 credits

Applied Music

4 credits

Performance Class

2 credits

Major Ensemble

4 credits

Total:

24 credits

Non-Music Electives

 

English Composition

6 credits

Political Science

3 credits

Physical Education / Wellness

1 credits

Group II: Psychology and Social Sciences

9 credits

Group III: Natural Science and Mathematics

11 credits

Business Administration

16 credits

Total:

46 credits

Recording Technology

Music Requirements

 

Music Theory/Aural Comprehension

8 credits

Applied Music

4 credits

Performance Class

2 credits

Piano Techniques

2 credits

Major Ensemble

2 credits

Basic & Advanced Sequencing

6 credits

Basic & Advanced Studio Techniques

14 credits

Total:

38 credits

Non-Music Electives

 

English Composition or Business & Technical English

6 credits

Political Science

3 credits

Physical Education / Wellness

1 credits

Group I: Humanities and Fine Arts

 

COM 135 Interpersonal Communications

3 credits

BA 282 Organizational Behavior

3 credits

Group II: Psychology and Social Sciences

 

PY201 General Psychology

3 credits

Group III: Natural Science and Mathematics

 

PC141 Science of Sound

4 credits

MA107 College Algebra

4 credits

EL144 Basic Electricity

4 credits

Total:

31 credits

Associate of Music Degree with MTA Completed

Music Requirements

 

Music Theory/Aural Comprehension

16 credits

Music History

9 credits

Applied Music

8 credits

Performance Class

4 credits

Piano Techniques

4 credits

Major Ensemble

4 credits

Total:

45 credits

Non-Music Electives

 

English Composition

2 Classes

Political Science

PS 110

Physical Education / Wellness

1 Class

Group I: Humanities and Fine Arts

2 Classes

Group II: Psychology and Social Sciences

1 Class

Group III: Natural Science and Mathematics

3 Classes

Total:

31 credits