Sep 23, 2018  
2017-2018 College Catalog 
    
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Degree Map: Music A.A.


If you are a full-time student and follow this degree map, you can complete this associate degree in two years.  See an academic advisor for a customized degree map that works for you.  To be recommended for the Associate in Arts degree, you must achieve a grade point average of 2.0 as a minimum on all coursework attempted (minimum of 60 hours).

Note the Milestones below each semester.  Milestones are reminders of actions you should take during that semester to help keep you on track for degree completion.

First Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1113 - Composition I   3
MATH 1473 - Quantitative Reasoning (A)  or higher level General Education Math 3
MUSC 1013 - Music Theory I 1 3
MUSC 1030 - Recital Class   0
MUSC 1062 - Aural Theory I   2
MUSC 1200-1490 Private Applied Music Lesson2 2
MUSC 1541 , MUSC 1551 , MUSC 1651 , MUSC 1661  - Performance Ensemble 1
MUSC 1612 - Class Piano I 3 2
Total Credit Hours 14-16

Milestones

  • 1Students are required to take MUSC 1002 - Fundamentals of Music  before taking Music Theory I and Aural Theory I unless they have passed the theory placement exam.  Fundamentals should be taken before the first fall enrollment.
  • 2Requires instructor approval prior to enrolling.
  • 3If a student has demonstrated piano proficiency, Class Piano I may be waived.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.

Second Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1213 - Composition II   3
HIST 1483 - U.S. History 1492 to the Civil War Era  or HIST 1493 - U.S. History - Civil War Era to the Present   3
MUSC 1023 - Music Theory II   3
MUSC 1030 - Recital Class   0
MUSC 1072 - Aural Theory II   2
MUSC 1200-1490 - Private Applied Music Lesson1 2
MUSC 1541 , MUSC 1551 , MUSC 1651 , MUSC 1661  - Performance Ensemble 1
MUSC 1622 - Class Piano II 2 2
Science (Non-Lab) course - See the General Education Requirements  for course list. 3
Total Credit Hours 17-19

Milestones

  • 1Requires instructor approval prior to enrolling.
  • 2If a student has demonstrated piano proficiency, Class Piano II may be waived.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.

Third Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
Science (Lab) course - See the General Education Requirements  for course list. 4
MUSC 1030 - Recital Class   0
MUSC 1113 - Music Appreciation (H)   3
MUSC 1200-1490 - Private Applied Music Lesson1 2
MUSC 1541 , MUSC 1551 , MUSC 1651 , MUSC 1661  - Performance Ensemble 1
MUSC 1632 - Class Piano III 2 2
MUSC 2013 - Music Theory III   3
MUSC 2062 - Aural Theory III   2
Total Credit Hours 15-17

Milestone

  • 1Requires instructor approval prior to enrolling.
  • 2If a student has demonstrated piano proficiency, Class Piano III may be waived.
  • Meet with an academic advisor for a graduation check. 

Fourth Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
HUMN 2223 - Humanities II: From the Renaissance to the Present (H)   3
MUSC 1030 - Recital Class   0
MUSC 1200-1490 - Private Applied Music Lesson1 2
MUSC 1541 , MUSC 1551 , MUSC 1651 , MUSC 1661  - Performance Ensemble 1
MUSC 1642 - Class Piano IV 2 2
MUSC 2023 - Music Theory IV   3
MUSC 2072 - Aural Theory IV   2
MUSC 2133 - Introduction to the History and Literature of Music   3
Total Credit Hours 14-16

Milestone

  • 1Requires instructor approval prior to enrolling.
  • 2If a student has demonstrated piano proficiency, Class Piano IV may be waived.
  • Meet with an academic advisor to file for graduation.

Transfer Information

This degree will transfer to several universities. Work closely with an academic advisor each semester to make certain you are enrolled in the correct courses.  You are encouraged to begin a dialogue with your intended transfer school as early as possible. Early coordination between TCC academic advisors and the advisors from the selected four-year institution can streamline the transfer process. It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that he/she understands the program/admission/transfer requirements for the transfer school.