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Music

Associate in Fine Arts Degree — Music
67 Semester Credit Hours; Curriculum: 0802

General Education Requirements:

Credit Hours

Area A — 

Communications

 

 

EGL 101 and EGL 102

6

 

SPE 103

3

Area B — 

Mathematics*

3

 

One MAT course of at least 3 credits from the approved list of IAI general education Mathematics courses

 

Area C — 

Science

7

 

One science course from the Life Sciences and one science course from the Physical Sciences; at least one of these courses must be a lab course

 

Area D — 

Social and Behavioral Sciences

3

 

One course

 

Area E — 

Humanities/Fine Arts

6

 

Two courses from the humanities (two different disciplines) (not MUS courses or any other studio or applied courses)

 

Area F — 

Contemporary Global Studies*

0-3

 

One course that satisfies Contemporary Global Studies requirement

 


Total General Education Requirements:


28

   

Major Requirements:

Credit Hours

MUS 121, 122, 221, 222 Music Theory I-IV

12

MUS 119, 120, 219, 220 Aural Skills I-IV

4

MUS 107, 108, 207 and 208 Class Piano I-IV

8


One series of courses from the following:


4

MUS 105, 106, 205, 206 Instrumental Ensemble I-IV

4

MUS 109, 110, 209, 210 Instrumental Percussion I-IV

4

MUS 111, 112, 211, 212 Choir I-IV

4

MUS 115, 116, 215, 216 Jazz Combo I-IV

4

MUS 117, 118, 217, 218 Jazz Band I-IV

4

MUS 125, 126, 225, 226 Jazz Ensemble I-IV

4

MUS 141, 142, 241, 242 Brass Ensemble I-IV

4

MUS 143, 144, 243, 244 Woodwind Ensemble I-IV

4


One series of courses in applied instruction from the following:


8

MUS 150-169; MUS 170-189; MUS 250-269; MUS 270-289

 


MUS 236 Music Literature and History

3


Total Major Requirements:


39


Total Semester Credit Hours for Associate in Applied Science Degree:

67

 


*Students may take a Contemporary Global Studies course that satisfies both Area F and another Area requirement.

 

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IMPORTANT DATES


March 1
Incomplete (I) grades from fall 2014 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

March 13
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

March 16 -22
Spring Break.

March 23
Classes resume after Spring Break

March 25
Spring 2015 semester classes begin.

March 29
Last day to withdraw with a "W" from 16-week courses; Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after March 29.

April 8
Registration opens for fall 2015 semester.

May 14, 15
Evaluation Days.

May 15
Last day of student attendance.

May 18
First summer 2015 interim classes begin.

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