Music - A.A. Degree (Transfer)
An Arts and Sciences Area of Study
Application Code 67
For curriculum information, contact the Arts and Humanities Division—Room HVPA 200—443-518-1480.
This curriculum is designed as a guide for students planning to transfer to a four-year institution that offers a bachelor’s degree in Music (Music Education, Performance, Musicology, Music Theory, Composition, or Jazz/Commercial Music). Students are advised to check the requirements of the institution to which they intend to transfer. The goal of the music area of study is to produce well-rounded musicians with demonstrable excellence in core musical knowledge, solo performance, and collaborative musicianship. Music majors are required to meet with a music faculty advisor in the music department for advising and assessment before registering.
Suggested Semester 1
Suggested Semester 2
Suggested Semester 3
Suggested Semester 4
Total Credit Hours: 64Major Ensembles at HCC include HCC Singers, HCC Student Jazz Ensemble, The Columbia Concert Band, and the Columbia Orchestra. All other ensembles are considered to be secondary or minor ensembles.
A graduate should be able to
- 1. Identify, understand, evaluate, and apply ethical reasoning as it applies to the field of Music.
- 2. Demonstrate self-confidence, motivation, intellectual curiosity, and open-mindedness.
- 3. Demonstrate National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) standards of musical performance (through applied music studies, ensembles, and master classes), as well as demonstrate ability in self-assessment and devise practicing strategy.
- 4. Demonstrate competency through application of knowledge learned in content-based areas of music theory and music literature, and in skill-based areas of ear training/sight singing and keyboard proficiency.