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2017-2018 Catalog and Student Handbook
Walters State Community College
   
 
  Nov 22, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog and Student Handbook

Music Education


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The Department of Music and Theatre provides students the opportunity to earn an Associate’s Degree in Music or Music Education or the TTP AFA in Music.  All three degrees prepare students to transfer to a four-year school in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree in music.

This program is designed for the student who does intend to transfer to a baccalaureate degree program.

Degree: Associate of Arts

Emphasis: Music Education

Recommended Full-Time Schedule


The following Recommended Full-Time Schedule is not a substitute for academic advising. You must meet with an academic advisor each semester to be cleared for registration. Consult with your advisor about scheduling and degree requirements. Also, see the current undergraduate catalog (catalog.ws.edu) for a complete list of requirements and electives. Requirements are continually under revision, and there is no guarantee they will not be changed or revoked. Contact the academic division or department for current information.

Factors that affect your progression include required Learning Support courses, completion of computer competency and your choices regarding campus location, course delivery method, and the days and times selected to take classes.

1General Education electives in each category must be chosen from approved courses listed in the General Education Program .

2See senior institution for history requirements.

3This A.A. degree requires proficiency in a foreign language equivalent to 6 hours of elementary college-level work, which can be applied toward B.A. degree requirements at a senior institution.

4Students should consult a faculty advisor to determine appropriate course selections transferable to specific institutions.

Notes:

• Walters State students are required to meet computer competency during the first 30 hours of coursework. Students must take INFS 1010, BUSN 1360 or AGRM 2630/2631 or successfully complete a Computer Competency Exam. The Computer Competency Exam does not provide course credit. Consult your advisor. See www.ws.edu/academics/technical-ed/computer-competency/ for additional information.

•Learning Support courses must be taken every semester until completed.

•All music majors are required to take a Theory and Piano Proficiency Exam. Those scoring below 80% on the Theory Exam will be required to enroll in MUS 1020. Those scoring below 80% on the Piano Exam will be required to take MUS 1610 and 1620.

First Year


Fall Term (14 semester credit hours plus MUS 1020 if needed)


Spring Term (14 semester credit hours)


Second Year


Fall Term (18 semester credit hours)


Spring Term (14 semester credit hours)


Program Degree Requirements - A.A. Music Education


General Education Requirements (41 hours)


Total Credit Hours 60


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