Music | San Jacinto College




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Have you always had a song in your heart? San Jacinto College is an outstanding place to begin your musical journey and a rewarding career. Our program pairs general academic instruction with a wide array of music courses, including theory, composition, voice and ear training, and immersion in specific instruments and musical genres. A music degree will prepare you for study in a baccalaureate-level music program – including a bachelor of music education. 

The San Jacinto College music program:

  • provides a balanced blend of courses including theory, composition, vocal training, and instrument specific immersion. 
  • offers spacious studios and a state-of-the-art theater to support a vibrant environment conducive to collaborative endeavors among faculty and students who share a passion for music. 
  • is dedicated to helping students experience technical mastery, develop critical and creative thinking skills. 

Type: Academic 
Location: Central, North, South
Degree/Certificate: Associate of Arts (A.A.) in 1FINEARTS
Duration: Four terms
Program: 1FINEARTS

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this program have become professional:

  • Performers
  • Teachers
  • Music therapists
  • Researchers
  • Writers 

Earning Potential

  • Music educator (middle school) - $59,280*
  • Music educator (secondary) - $59,750*
  • Music educator (post-secondary) - $63,157*
  • Music directors and composers - $53,413*

*Source:, gulf coast region, 2016 visit the Music and Audio Engineering Website!


Contact Information

Contact Info: 
Eric Late, Chair - Central Campus
Randy Snyder, Chair - North Campus
281-998-6150 x 7228

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