Music

Associate in Arts
Transfer Preparation* (Major Code: 01240)

Provides programs for students who wish to become professional musicians; prepares for a career in public school teaching; broaden their general knowledge of music, develop performance skills, or pursue an advanced degree in music. Includes theory, keyboarding, and sight reading skills. Transfer students must pass proficiency exams in these areas.

Program Student Learning Outcome Statement

  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental aspects and principles of music, including but not limited to: music theory, notation, chord structures, melodic constructs, form, instrumental/vocal technique, performance practices.
Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
MUS 101 MUSIC THEORY I 3
MUS 111 AURAL SKILLS I 1
MUS 125 APPLIED MUSIC---INDIVIDUAL STUDY I 0.5
MUS 132A CLASS PIANO I 1
Required performance course 1-2
 Units6.5-7.5
Second Semester
MUS 100
MUSIC TECHNOLOGY
or MUSIC TECHNOLOGY
3
MUS 102 MUSIC THEORY II 3
MUS 113 AURAL SKILLS II 1
MUS 126 APPLIED MUSIC---INDIVIDUAL STUDY II 0.5
MUS 132B CLASS PIANO II 1
MUS 140 CLASS VOICE I 1
Required performance course 1-2
 Units10.5-11.5
Third Semester
MUS 109 MUSIC THEORY III 3
MUS 127 APPLIED MUSIC---INDIVIDUAL STUDY III 0.5
MUS 132C CLASS PIANO III 1
MUS 141 CLASS VOICE II 1
Required performance course 1-2
OPTIONAL  
Required performance course 1-2
 Units7.5-9.5
 Total Units24.5-28.5
Required Performance Courses 1
MUS 136AJAZZ VOCAL ENSEMBLE I2
MUS 136BJAZZ VOCAL ENSEMBLE II2
MUS 136CJAZZ VOCAL ENSEMBLE III2
MUS 136DJAZZ VOCAL ENSEMBLE IV2
MUS 158CONCERT BAND I1
MUS 159CONCERT BAND II1
MUS 160CONCERT BAND III1
MUS 161CONCERT BAND IV1
MUS 163AGUITAR ENSEMBLE I1
MUS 163BGUITAR ENSEMBLE II1
MUS 163CGUITAR ENSEMBLE III1
MUS 163DGUITAR ENSEMBLE IV1
MUS 165ALATIN JAZZ ENSEMBLE I1
MUS 165BLATIN JAZZ ENSEMBLE II1
MUS 165CLATIN JAZZ ENSEMBLE III1
MUS 165DLATIN JAZZ ENSEMBLE IV1
MUS 166Jazz Ensemble I-Big Band1
MUS 167JAZZ ENSEMBLE II-Big Band1
MUS 168JAZZ ENSEMBLE III-Big Band1
MUS 169JAZZ ENSEMBLE IV-Big Band1
MUS 170SMALL PERFORMING GROUPS I1
MUS 171SMALL PERFORMING GROUPS II1
MUS 172SMALL PERFORMING GROUPS III1
MUS 173SMALL PERFORMING GROUPS IV1
MUS 175ORCHESTRA I1
MUS 176ORCHESTRA II1
MUS 177ORCHESTRA III1
MUS 178ORCHESTRA IV1
MUS 180CHAMBER SINGERS I2
MUS 181CHAMBER SINGERS II2
MUS 182CHAMBER SINGERS III2
MUS 183CHAMBER SINGERS IV2
MUS 185CONCERT CHOIR I1
MUS 186CONCERT CHOIR II1
MUS 187CONCERT CHOIR III1
MUS 188CONCERT CHOIR IV1
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Students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university should complete courses specific to the transfer institution of choice. University requirements vary from institution to institution and are subject to change. Therefore, it is important to verify transfer major preparation and general education requirements through consultation with a counselor in either the Counseling Center or Transfer Center. See catalog Transfer Courses Information section for further information.

1

Students are required to complete a minimum of one course per semester with a maximum of four courses.
Note: This is a course requirement, not a unit requirement.

To earn an associate degree, additional general education and graduation requirements must be completed.