Music, Associate in Arts for Transfer (AA-T)
The Music Department offers a comprehensive program designed to provide a wide variety of musical experience for both the general college student, and the student seeking a career as a professional musician. It provides the music major with a thorough basis in the creative (theory, composition, interpretation) and interpretive (performance, applied music, history, and appreciation) process. The facilities at SBCC feature the finest in performance and rehearsal areas, no-cost use of musical instruments, individual practice rooms, and an array of special resources and equipment designed to aid students in their musical studies and achievements.
The Associate in Arts in Music for Transfer degree (AA-T in Music) provides students with the foundational knowledge to make a successful transition into a Baccalaureate degree in Music at any of the CSU campuses. Students develop musical proficiency in theory, musicianship and performance on their primary instrument or voice.
The Associate in Arts for Transfer degree in Music provides students with the foundational knowledge necessary to make a successful transition into a Baccalaureate Degree at any of the CSU campuses. The Associate Degree for Transfer (AA-T or AS-T) is a special degree offered at California Community Colleges. Students who earn an AA-T or AS-T degree are guaranteed admission to a campus within the California State University (CSU) system in a similar major, although not necessarily to a specific campus. Students who complete an AA-T or AS-T are given priority consideration when applying to a particular program that is similar to the student’s community college major and will be given a special GPA advantage when applying to CSU impacted campuses or majors. Students who are planning to pursue an AA-T or AS-T are strongly advised to meet with a counselor for additional information about this transfer program. Visit https://adegreewithaguarantee.com/ for more information about these degrees.
Associate Degree for Transfer Graduation Requirements
- All Department Requirements listed below with a “C” or better or "P" in each course.
- IGETC-CSU pattern.
- A total of 60 CSU transferable semester units.
- Maintain a minimum cumulative CSU transferable GPA of 2.0.
- A minimum of 12 units through SBCC.
|MUS 102A||Basic Musicianship||3|
|MUS 102B||Basic Musicianship||2.5|
|MUS 104A||Beginning Theory||3|
|MUS 104B||Beginning Theory||3|
|MUS 202A||Intermediate Musicianship||2.5|
|MUS 204A||Intermediate Theory||3|
|Applied Music: Complete 4 semesters, 0.5 unit each semester||2|
|Ensemble: Complete 4 semesters, 1 unit each semester||4|
|Quire Of Voyces|
|Vocal Jazz Ensemble|
|Beginning Jazz Improvisation|
|Intermediate-Advanced Jazz Improvisation|
|Beginning Jazz Ensemble|
|Intermediate Jazz Ensemble|
|Advanced Jazz Ensemble|
|Chamber Music of the Baroque Era|
|Chamber Music of the Modern Era|
|List A - Complete 3 units from the following:||3|
|Survey Of Music History|
|Survey Of Music History|
|Sound Recording And Electronic Music|
- Demonstrate proficiency in the rehearsal, collaboration, and performance of music across a wide range of compositional styles and in a variety of venues.
- Demonstrate proficiency in the analysis and composition of tonal music.
- Demonstrate proficiency in the dictation and sight singing of tonal music.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental aspects and principles of music, including but not limited to: music theory, notation, chord structures, form, instrumental/vocal technique, performances practices.
- Perform in an ensemble with a diverse group of people, including those of a variety of performance abilities and backgrounds.
- Present successful solo performances using appropriate repertoire for their chosen instrument/voice with technical proficiency, musicality and stylistic awareness.
- Perform and/or participate successfully in small and large ensembles, using time management and interpersonal skills to assist in the production of a collaborative musical work.
Make an appointment with your SBCC academic counselor through Starfish to create a Student Education Plan that reflects a recommended course sequence for this program that is tailored to your individual needs.