Music - AA

To graduate with a specialization in Music, students must complete the following required courses plus the general breadth requirements for the Associate Degree (total = 60 units).

REQUIRED THEORY COURSES: (16 Units)
Units
MUS 101 Music Theory I: Fundamentals 3
MUS 101L Musicianship I 1
MUS 102 Music Theory II: Scales and Modes 3
MUS 102L Musicianship II 1
MUS 201 Music Theory III: Basic Harmony 3
MUS 201L Musicianship III 1
MUS 202 Music Theory IV: Harmony 3
MUS 202L Musicianship IV 1
 
REQUIRED APPLIED COURSES (2 Units) Units
MUS 141X2 Applied Music I 0.5
  and
MUS 241x2 Applied Music II 0.5
 
REQUIRED ENSEMBLE COURSES: (4 Units selected from the following) Units
MUS 150X4 Mixed Chorus 1
MUS 152X4 Chamber Singers 2
MUS 154X4 College Singers 2
MUS 156X4 Concert Choir 2
MUS 158X4 Gospel Choir 1
MUS 162x4 Wind Ensemble 1
MUS 166x4 Concert Band 1
 
RECOMMENDED COURSES: Units
MUS 100 Music Appreciation 3
MUS 121 Music History and Literature - Middle Ages to Baroque 3
  or
MUS 121H Music History and Literature - Middle Ages to Baroque - Honors 3
MUS 122 Music History and Literature - Classic to Contemporary 3
  or
MUS 122H Music History and Literature - Classic to Contemporary - Honors 3
MUS 123 Electronic Music I 3
MUS 124 Electronic Music II 3
MUS 133 Elementary Piano 3
MUS 170 Jazz Improvisation and Theory I 1
MUS 171 Jazz Improvisation and Theory II 1
MUS 180 Instrumental Chamber Music 1
 
Total Units 22
PROGRAM LEVEL OUTCOMES:
  1. Students wil demonstrate an understanding of the history of musical styles and genres
  2. Students will demonstrate an understading of music fundamentals and theory
  3. Students will aquire knowledge of the social and cultural relevance of music
  4. Students will demonstrate basic technical proficiency playing a musical instrument
  5. Students will demonstrate through preformance or analysis proficiency with lyrical and vocal music

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