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2016-2017 College Catalog

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Music Education (Instrumental) - Letter of Recognition

For curriculum information, contact the Arts and Humanities Division—Room HVPA-200—443-518-1480.

This letter of recognition is designed for students who wish to pursue a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education, a Bachelor of Science in Music Education, or a Bachelor of Music Education degree in Instrumental Music upon transfer to a four-year institution. In addition to the curriculum required in HCC’s Music A.A. area of study, students seeking a Bachelor of Music Education must take certain additional 100- and 200-level courses such as General Psychology and Educational Psychology. Students should consult the catalog of the schools to which they might transfer for guidance in which specific general education core and other specialized curriculum to select in addition to the music curriculum while at HCC. Also, schools require the PRAXIS Exam, so students should take that into consideration in their academic plan.

Course NumberTitleCredits
MUSC-197Pre-Professional Experience I

2

MUSC-198Pre-Professional Experience II

2

MUSC-120Applied Music II - Brass

1

-OR

MUSC-185Instrumental Techniques-Brass

2

MUSC-120Applied Music II - Woodwinds

1

-OR

MUSC-186Instrumental Techniques-Woodwinds

2

MUSC-120Applied Music II - Strings

1

-OR

MUSC-187Instrumental Techniques-Strings

2

MUSC-120Applied Music II - Percussion

1

-OR

MUSC-188Instrumental Techniques-Percussion

2

Total Credit Hours: 8-11

If a student wishes to also get a Jazz performance certificate or a degree in Jazz Performance as well as the Music Education degree at the school to which they transfer, it is strongly recommended that they take the courses in the Music Performance – Jazz letter of recognition as well.