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  Sep 25, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

General Studies A.A. with Area of Concentration in Music


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Associate of Arts | MUSI.AA | Transfer Program
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Program Description


The Music Concentration prepares students to transfer into a bachelor’s program in music at a four-year college or university.

Graduates of the Music Concentration will be able to:

  • Apply principles of music theory to the evaluation and interpretation of musical scores
  • Describe the historical evolution of Western music as it relates to stylistic periods, performance practices, and representative composers and their works
  • Utilize current technologies in performance, composition, notation, and distribution of music
  • Demonstrate through performance technical proficiency and stylistic grasp at the sophomore level
  • Work collaboratively to apply technical and stylistic knowledge and skills to an ensemble performance
  • Transfer into a bachelor’s degree program in music at a four-year institution

General Education Courses (31 Credits)


The list of general education courses appears in the General Education List . Some programs recommend or require specific courses to fulfill general education requirements. Please check your program’s sequence of study for this information.

  • English Composition

  • EGL-1010 Composition I: Expository Writing 3 Credits
  • Any General Education English Composition II course 3 Credits
  • Humanities

  • MUS-2050 Survey of Music Literature 3 Credits
  • Any General Education Humanities course 3 Credits
    (Either the Social Science course or the History course must be taken at the 2000 level to reach 18 credits of 2000-level courses.)
  • Mathematics

  • MAT-1120 Finite Mathematics 3 Credits
  • Social Sciences

  • Any General Education Social Science History course 3 Credits
  • Any General Education Social Science course other than History 3 Credits
    (Either the Social Science course or the History course must be taken at the 2000 level to reach 18 credits of 2000-level courses.)
  • Science with a Lab

  • Any General Education Science course with a Lab 4 Credits
  • Science

  • Any General Education Science course without a Lab 3 Credits
  • Institutional Requirement Computer Literacy

  • MUS-1500 Introduction to Music Technology 3 Credits
  • (fulfills the Computer Literacy for students in this concentration only)

Area of Concentration (29 Credits)


General Electives (1 Credit):


Any one-credit course (if needed)

Sequence of Study - Music Concentration A.A.


Below are the required courses for your program arranged in a suggested sequence. Please note that the sequence does not  include developmental coursework. See Academic Preparation  for the developmental course sequence if applicable to you.

1st Semester


Total: 13 Credits


2nd Semester


Total: 16 Credits


3rd Semester


Total: 15 Credits


4th Semester


Total: 16 Credits


Program Total: 60 Credits


1Either the Social Science course or the History course must be taken at the 2000 level to reach 18 credits of 2000-level courses.

Asterisk (*) denotes a general education course.

Transferability


Credit earned at any public institution in the state shall be transferable to any other institution if the:

  • Credit is from a college or university parallel course or program;
  • Grades in the block of courses transferred average 2.00 or higher; and
  • Acceptance of the credit is consistent with the policies of the receiving institution governing students following the  same program. Refer to ARTSYS at artweb.usmd.edu and the receiving institution’s catalog to select transferable courses.

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