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2014 - 2015 Music Field of Study Program Information

An Associate of Arts with a Music Field of Study requires 66 credit hours.
Music also has a workforce program.



The Associate of Arts - Music Field of Study provides the approved courses for music majors intended to transfer to a college or university. The curriculum offers the required music theory, ear training, keyboard skills, music literature, private applied study, and ensemble participation that all music majors must complete during their freshman and sophomore years. Upon completion of the Field of Study Curriculum, a certificate will be awarded to acknowledge completion and readiness to transition from an associate level to a baccalaureate (BA / BS) level, at any Texas public institution.

Students should consult with the college or university that they plan on attending before taking additional courses beyond those outlined in the Associate of Arts - Music Field of Study.


Certificate - Music Field of Study

REQUIRED COURSES

35 credit hours

  Ensemble: 4 credit hours
    MUEN X1XX Ensemble (4 semesters) 1    
  Applied Study: 8 credit hours
    MUAP X2XX Applied Music (4 semesters) 2    
  Theory / Aural Skills: 16 credit hours
    MUSI 1116 Aural Skills I    
    MUSI 1117 Aural Skills II    
    MUSI 1311 Music Theory I    
    MUSI 1312 Music Theory II    
    MUSI 2116 Aural Skills III    
    MUSI 2117 Aural Skills IV    
    MUSI 2311 Music Theory III    
    MUSI 2312 Music Theory IV    
  Music Literature: 3 credit hours
    MUSI 1307 Introduction to Music Literature 3    
  Keyboard (Piano) Competency: 4 credit hours
    MUSI 1114 Piano Class for Music Majors I 4    
    MUSI 1115 Piano Class for Music Majors II 4    
    MUSI 2114 Piano Class for Music Majors III 4    
    MUSI 2115 Piano Class for Music Majors IV 4    

 

To earn the AA degree, in addition to the Field of Study Certificate, complete the following
General Education Core requirements:

Communication:  

6 credit hours

  ENGL 1301 Composition  I    
  ENGL 1302 Composition II    
Mathematics:  

3 credit hours

  MATH 1314 College Algebra 5    
Life and Physical Sciences:  

4 credit hours

  PHYS 1410 Physics of Music and Sound 6    
Social and Behavioral Sciences:  

3 credit hours

  PSYC 2301 General Psychology 7    
Government / Political Science
(Both of the following Government courses are required:)
 

6 credit hours

  GOVT 2305 Federal Government (Federal constitution and topics)    
  GOVT 2306 Texas Government (Texas constitution and topics)    
American History  

6 credit hours

  HIST 1301 United States History I    
  HIST 1302 United States History II    
Component Area Options (CAO)  

3 credit hours

  Speech    
  SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication 8    

 

1. Student must complete 4 credit hours of MUEN courses
2. Student must complete 8 credit hours of MUAP courses. With approval of the Department Chair, the student may be allowed to take MUAP X1XX
3. Required - Core component under Creative Arts
4. All Music Field of Study students must see the Department Chair. With permission of the Department Chair, student may take four elective music (MUAP, MUEN or MUSI) credits.
5. Recommended - Other Core Mathematics Options are:
MATH 1316, 1324, 1325, 1332 *, 1342, 1350, 1351, 1414, 2305, 2312, 2318, 2320, 2413, 2414, 2415, 2417 or 2419
6.

Recommended - Other Life and Physical Sciences Options are:      BIOL 1406, 1407, 1408, 1409, 1411, 1414, 1415, 2401, 2402, 2404, 2406, 2416, 2420, 2421; CHEM 1405, 1411, 1412, 2423, 2425;      ENVR 1401, 1402; GEOL 1401, 1402, 1403, 1404, 1405, 1445, 1447; PHYS 1401, 1402, 1403, 1404, 1405, 1415, 1417, 2425, 2426

7. May substitute SOCI-1301
8. May substitute SPCH-1315


* Please note: Before taking MATH-1332, check with an academic adviser regarding the transferability. Some institutions may require a higher-level mathematics course.



Note: The second digit in a course number indicates the number of credit hours
for that course.

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Contact Information

Department Chair:
Christopher Morgan, Ph.D.
SCC - B183
972.516.5010


Academic Advisors:
John Ciccia
CPC - D117G
972.578.5563

 

Department Website:
http://www.collin.edu/music