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2021-2022 Catalog [Archived] 
2021-2022 Catalog [Archived] [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music, AA

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Fine Arts Division

The music program provides students with a comprehensive foundation in music theory, history, and performance. This is achieved through a structured program of training in a variety of solo performance media, ensembles, music theory, keyboard skills, music history, and music technology. The program prepares students for transfer and further study of music education, music business, audio for film/video production, songwriting, and music production. Students will demonstrate proficiency by analyzing, writing, interpreting, and performing pieces of music, and by demonstrating skills utilizing professional music software. Program assessment is measured by juried and public performances, program completion, transferability, student learning outcomes, and periodic program review.


Four semesters of Applied Music is required for music majors.

Each music student is required to choose an area to fulfill 30 units of the degree.


select 10 units

Instrumental Music:

select 10 units

Commercial Music:

select 10 units

General Music:

select 10 units

Total Units: 30

**Note: one semester each of MUSI 260abcd , MUSI 261abcd , and MUSI 262abcd  may be counted for credit toward the major.

Preparation for the Music Transfer Major

For information on specific university major requirements, please obtain a transfer curriculum guide sheet in the Counseling Services Center, consult with your counselor, or visit the Transfer Center. You may use the transfer major requirements to help you fulfill your associate degree requirements.

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