2019-2020 Catalog 
    May 30, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog

Music, A.F.A.M.

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The Associate of Fine Arts degree in Music is a broad-based approach to music experience with an emphasis on music performance. This program prepares students to transfer into the Bachelor of Fine Arts programs at senior institutions in either vocal or instrumental music at the junior level. The AFA in music provides focused personal instruction and experience in performance as an individual and with large and small ensembles. It also provides the full range of music theory and skill training expected in the first two years of a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.

Area A: Essential Skills: 9 hours

Area B: Institutional Options: 3 hours

Area C: Humanities/Fine Arts: 3 hours

(Remaining Area C requirements to be completed at institution of transfer)

Area D: Science, Mathematics, & Technology: 4 hours

(Remaining Area D requirements are to be completed at institution of transfer.)

  • One approved lab science from the course listings - Area D Non-science  courses preferred. Credits Hour(s): 3/1

Area E: Social Science: 9 hours

(Remaining Area E  requirements to be completed at institution of transfer)

Area F Courses: 32 hours

*Music majors take MUSC 1001A , MUSC 1001B , MUSC 1181A , MUSC 2281A , or MUSC 2281B  (Secondary Applied Music Piano) each semester or satisfy the requirement via a proficiency exam as a co-requisite and must be taken concurrently with these courses.
**Instrumental music majors are required to take MUSC 2080 , vocal music majors MUSC 2090 , and jazz majors MUSC 2290  or MUSC 2292  each semester of attendance.
***MUSC 1005  is a co-requisite of MUSC 1182A , MUSC 1182B , MUSC 2282A  and MUSC 2282B .

Total Hours Required for the Degree: 60 hours

Plus PHED 1100  and one PE activitity course.

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