Associate in Arts Degree

Music                                                          31 Units

An Associate in Arts degree may be earned by completing a minimum of 60 units of degree credit coursework, including the major requirements and breadth requirements, with a minimum grade point average of 2.0. Students must complete all courses for the major with a grade of “C” or better.

Courses required for the major:

Music Theory:

3 units   MUSIC 119       Basic Music

4 units   MUSIC 120       Music Theory I (Introduction)

4 units   MUSIC 121       Music Theory II (Beginning Harmony)

Music Literature:

3 units   MUSIC 108       History and Appreciation ofWestern Music

3 units   MUSIC 114       Pop, Rock and Jazz: Their Cultural Origins

Music Instruments:

At least eight units of music instruments to be taken in consecutive courses in any two groups, as follows:

Group A:

2 units   MUSIC 150       Beginning Piano

2 units   MUSIC 151       Continuing Piano

2 units   MUSIC 250       Intermediate Piano

Group B:

1.5-2 units                        MUSIC 158     Beginning Guitar

1.5-2units                         MUSIC 159     Intermediate Guitar

1.5-2 units                        MUSIC 258     Advanced Guitar

Group C:

1-3 units                            MUSIC 170     Beginning Group Voice

1-3 units                            MUSIC 171     Continuing Group Voice

41-3units                          MUSIC 270     Advanced Group Voice

Group D:

3 units   MUSIC 130       Home Studio Recording Music Performance:

At least six units from the following:

1-5 units MUSIC 166    Vocal Ensembles

1-2.5 units MUSIC 190         Music Performance/Concert 
Set (Performance)

1-2.5 units MUSIC 191         Music Performance/Music Projects
 – Advanced

2 units   MUSIC251       Advanced Piano Ensemble

1.5-2 units MUSIC 259         Advanced Guitar Ensemble (Performance)