Feb 22, 2024  

Music, A.A.

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This comprehensive two-year program prepares the student for transfer to a Baccalaureate degree-granting institution. The music program offers a broad range of courses and activities for students interested in developing skills in music theory and performance. Vocal, keyboard, or instrumental skills may be emphasized. In courses such as music theory, applied music and music literature, students study performance techniques, harmony and analysis, and the evolution of musical history and form. Music students should be creative, self-confident, and have a strong interest in the performing arts. An associate degree in Music provides the student with the background necessary for transfer to a four-year college or university and completion of a baccalaureate degree. Upon completion of their education, students may find career opportunities in such areas as performing, composing, arranging, teaching, music ministry, or music therapy.

Program Notes

Notes: This program is designed for students planning to continue their education at a four-year college or university. See University Parallel/Transfer Programs in the general information section of the catalog.

Minimum of 62 Credit Hours

*16 week course offered during two 8-week terms

Course Grouping

Major Courses

(24 Credit Hours)

General Education Courses

(37 Credit Hours)
Political Science


One of the science courses must include a lab component

  • General Education Physical Science 3-4 Credit Hours
  • General Education Biological Science 3-4 Credit Hours


  • General Education Electives 9 Credit Hours

Life Skills Courses

(1 credit hour)

Support Courses


Term 4

Term 5

Term 8

Term 9

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