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Music Therapy - Letter of Recognition

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

This course of study is designed to prepare students planning to transfer to an American Music Therapy Association (AMTA)-approved four-year institution to complete a bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy as well as eligibility to sit for board certification. Its focus, based on the competencies required by the AMTA, will help develop essential academic, musical, and clinical skills necessary for a Board-Certified Music Therapist. AMTA four-year music therapy programs require proficiency in the following applied areas: piano, guitar, and voice.

Course NumberTitleCredits
MUSA 130Introduction to Music Therapy and Practice - Part I


MUSA 131Introduction to Music Therapy and Practice - Part II


MUSA 132Functional Guitar Class I


MUSA 230Music Therapy Techniques


MUSA 231Music Therapy in Education


Total Credit Hours: 11

It is strongly recommended that students also take MUSA 133 Functional Guitar Class II (2 credits). Students should check the General Education requirements of the institution to which they intend to transfer before selecting HCC General Education courses.