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2013-2014 Catalog and Student Handbook 
2013-2014 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


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This discipline presents traditional and non-traditional musical styles through both listening and score reading. Opportunities are provided for attending, interpreting and participating in performances.

Degree: Associate of Arts

Emphasis: Music

General Education Requirements (41 hours)

Behavioral/Social Sciences (6 hours)

Natural Science (8 hours)

Approved Natural Science w/Lab General Education electives2 8 credits

Total Credit Hours 60

1 See senior institution for history requirements.

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

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

4 This 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.


  • Students are required to meet computer competency during the first 30 hours of coursework. For additional information, visit
  • 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-Fundamentals of Music. Those scoring below 80% on the Piano Exam will be required to enroll in MUS 1610 and 1620.

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