Music, Department Award (D)

Complete all department requirements with a “C” or better in each course.

MUS 102ABasic Musicianship3
MUS 102BBasic Musicianship2.5
MUS 104ABeginning Theory3
MUS 104BBeginning Theory3
Select two courses from the following:6-7
Music Appreciation
History of Jazz
Survey Of Music History
Survey Of Music History
History And Appreciation Of Rock And Popular Music
World Music
Select two units of Beginning or Intermediate Piano selected from the following: 12
Beginning Piano
Beginning Piano
Intermediate Piano
Intermediate Piano
Select two courses of Performance organization from the following: 22
Bebop Vocal Jazz Ensemble
Swing Vocal Jazz Ensemble
College Choir
Chamber Singers
Quire Of Voyces
Vocal Jazz Ensemble
Beginning Jazz Improvisation
Beginning Jazz Ensemble
Symphony Orchestra
Chamber Music of the Baroque Era
Chamber Music of the Modern Era
Concert Band
Select two units of Vocal or Instrumental Technique from the following: 32
Beginning String Techniques
Beginning Wind And Percussion Techniques
Vocal Techniques I
Vocal Techniques II
Applied Music 4
Total Units23.50-24.50

The program of study can be completed in one year and covers three broad areas; historical, theoretical and skill-based music courses, i.e., musicianship, technique classes, historical survey and performance ensembles. These courses are intended to give the student a complete introduction to a course of study in Music, culminating in a Department Award in Music. There are neither college requirements nor General Education requirements that need be taken.