Music-Instrumental: AA Degree
This degree provides a basic foundation in music for students interested in pursuing a career in the musical entertainment industry. As part of this degree, students will have an Instrumental Emphasis in music. To fulfill the requirements for this degree, students will complete the required courses and work with a counselor to determine the appropriate pattern of general education courses based on the student’s individual educational goals.
Entertainment: theatrical, musical, and media professionals.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Hear, identify and manipulate with fluency in sound and notation the elements of music such as rhythm, melody, harmony, structure, timbre, and texture.
- Demonstrate proficiency in solo and collaborative performance including technical competency, sight-reading, interpretive skill and artistic self-expression.
- Think, speak and write clearly and effectively about music.
|Required Core Courses (12 units)|
|MUSI-112||Survey & Appreciation of Music||3|
|MUSI-121||Music Theory I||3|
|MUSI-122||Music Theory II||3|
|MUSI-235||Class Piano III||2|
|Required Electives (13 units)|
|Complete 13 units from the following courses:||13|
|Survey & History of Jazz|
|Class Piano I|
|Class Piano II|
|Repertory Wind Ensemble|
|Class Piano IV|
|Instrumental Performance Seminar|
To receive an Associate Degree, students must complete 60 degree applicable semester units with a grade point average of at least 2.0. Students must also complete the NVC General Education pattern to earn an Associate degree. Consultation with a Counselor is highly encouraged to ensure all requirements are met.