Associate in Arts (AA)
The department offers this program to qualified music students who wish to develop their performance abilities. Admission to the program is done by auditions, which are scheduled before the start of fall and spring semesters. Students must complete certain course requirements including specific classes in order to receive one-on-one vocal, instrumental, or piano instruction, the main concentrations of the program.
Music Major Program
Associate in Arts for Transfer (AA-T)
The Associate in Arts in Music for Transfer (AA-T in Music) is designed to provide a thorough and high-quality course of study for the transferring music major, as well as opportunities for students in other fields to learn about music through courses and through participation in performing groups. Courses offered in the music curriculum meet major transfer requirements, and many also meet general education requirements in the arts. The curriculum includes courses in music performance, theory, as well as a variety of fine vocal and instrumental ensembles. Additionally, courses of instruction are offered in guitar, piano, and voice.
Students in the major will receive leveled performance training on their given instrument with emphasis on technical skills and stylistic context. Instruction focuses on developing a connection with the expressive and creative self.
Music Transfer Degree
Certificate of Proficiency (COP)