Associate of Arts in Music Field of Study

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS IN MUSIC (1 MUSI-FOS)

 

CORE CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS:

CREDIT HOURS

Communications: (English Rhetoric/Composition) two courses

6 hours

ENGL:

1301, 1302

 

Mathematics: at least one course from the following: (Prerequisites enforced)

3-4 hours

MATH:

1314, 1316, 1324, 1325, 1332, 2312, 2318, 2320, 2413, 2414, or 2415

 

Natural Sciences: at least two courses from the following:

8 hours

BIOL:

1406, 1407, 1408, 1409, 1411, 1413

 

CHEM:

1405, 1407, 1411, 1412

 

ENVR:

1401

 

GEOL:

1403, 1404, 1405, 1447

 

PHYS:

1401, 1402, 1411, 1412, 2425, 2426

 

Humanities and Visual/Performing Arts: at least two courses from the following:

6 hours

A

Humanities – one course from the following:

ENGL 2322, 2323, 2327, 2328, 2332, 2333, 2341, or PHIL 1301, 2306

 

Behavioral and Social Sciences: at least five courses from the following:

15 hours

A

U.S. History – at least two courses from the following:

HIST 1301, 1302, 2301

 

B

Political Science – at least two course from the following:

GOVT 2301, 2302

 

C

Behavioral and Social Sciences – at least one course from the following:

ANTH 2302, 2351; ECON 2301, 2302; GEOG 1301, 1303; GOVT 2304;

HIST 2311, 2312; PSYC 2301; SOCI 1301, 2319

 

Oral Communications: at least one course from the following:

3-4 hours

 

Chinese 1411, 1412, 2311, 2312; French 1411, 1412, 2311, 2312;

German 1411, 1412, 2311, 2312; Spanish 1411, 1412, 2311, 2312;

Speech 1315, 1318, 1321, 2333, 2335

 

Physical Education: two activity courses

2 hours

   

43-45 hours

FIELD OF STUDY IN MUSIC:

Courses in the Major for the Field of Study:

31-35 hours

MUEN

Approved Applied Music (ensembles)

4 hours

MUAP

Approved Applied Music (private lessons)

8 hours

MUSI

1211 Music Theory I concurrent with MUSI 1216 Ear Training / Sight Singing I; (recommend Class Piano I / Private Piano lessons)

4-5 hours

MUSI

1212 Music Theory II concurrent with MUSI 1217 Ear Training / Sight Singing II; (recommend MUSI 1182 Class Piano II / Private Piano lessons)

4-5 hours

MUSI

2211 Music Theory III concurrent with MUSI 2216 Ear Training / Sight Singing III; (recommend MUSI 2181 Class Piano III / Private Piano lessons)

4-5 hours

MUSI

2212 Music Theory IV concurrent with MUSI 2217 Ear Training / Sight Singing IV; (recommend MUSI 2182 Class Piano IV / Private Piano lessons)

4-5 hours

MUSI

1307 Music Literature

3 hours

A. A. in MUSIC – FIELD OF STUDY

74-80 hours

Additional Requirements for the Associate in Arts of Music Degree

Computer Literacy:

Students must demonstrate basic skills in the use of computers by submitting verification of one of the following:

  1. Credit in one of these course or equivalent transfer credit: ARTC 1325, ARTS 2313, BCIS 1305; CDEC 2328, COMM 1129, COMM 2129; CPMT 1303, DFTG 1409, DFTG 1419; EDTC 1341; ENGL (computerized sections); ITSC 1301, ITSC 1305, ITSC 1309; ITSE 1310; ITMC 1301; ITSW 2334; POFT 1301; POFI 1341, POFI 1349, POFI 2301; SPCH 1134, SPCH 2335, SPCH 2336.
  2. Continuing Education (CEU) credit in a computer applications course
  3. High School credit in a computer application course
  4. Passing grade on San Jacinto Community College District Computer Literacy Examination

 

Associate of Arts in Music Field of Study

The Associate of Arts in Music Field of Study curriculum has been designed to apply to the bachelor of music degree but may also be applied to the Bachelor of Arts, bachelor of music education or other baccalaureate-level music degrees as deemed appropriate by the awarding institution. See the San Jacinto College Catalog at our website at www.sanjac.edu for details on courses and electives. Example scheduling plan for students:
    First Term                
MUSI 1211       Music Theory I                    2
MUSI 1216      Ear Training I                      2
MUAP              Applied Music Lesson        2
MUEN             Ensemble                               1
ENGL 1301     Composition I                       3
HIST 1301       American History                3
GOVT 2302    American Government       3
    MUSI 1181*    Secondary Piano                   1
17

    Second Term                
MUSI 1212     Music Theory II                    2
MUSI 1217     Ear Training II                      2
MUAP             Applied Music Lesson         2
MUEN            Ensemble                                1
ENGL 1302   Composition II                       3
HIST 1302     American History                  3
Oral Communication Elective             3
MUSI 1182    Secondary Piano                    1
17

    Summer Session
            Nat. Science Electives (2 courses)      8
8

    Third Term                
MUSI 2211    Music Theory III                    2
MUSI 2216    Ear Training III                     2
MUAP            Applied Music Lesson          2
MUEN           Ensemble                                 1
GOVT 2302   American Government        3
MATH 1314   College Algebra                     3
PHED             Activity Elective                    1
Humanities                                            3
    MUSI 1281*    Secondary Piano                  1
18

    Fourth Term                
MUSI 2212     Music Theory IV                  2
MUSI 2217     Ear Training IV                    2
MUAP             Applied Music Lesson         2
MUEN            Ensemble                                1
MUSI 1307    Music Literature                   3
Behavioral/Social Science                   3
PHED Activity Elective                        1
Humanities                                             3
    MUSI 1282*    Secondary Piano                 1
18    =    78

* Class Piano or Private Piano lessons (MUAP) are strongly recommended during your music studies.