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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 — 

Global Studies*

0-3

 

One course that satisfies 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 Global Studies course that satisfies both Area F and another Area requirement.

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IMPORTANT DATES


February 14
Last day to withdraw from 16-week courses and have course dropped from record*.

February 15
Presidents Day holiday, College closed.

February 16
Last day to change to audit for 16-week courses.

February 28
Incomplete (I) grades from fall 2015 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

March 11
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

March 14 -20
Spring Break

March 21
Classes resume after Spring Break.

March 23
Registration opens for summer 2016 semester.

March 27
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 6
Registration opens for fall 2016 semester.


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