The Associate in Arts for Transfer in Music Degree is designed to prepare the student for transfer to four-year institutions of higher education and is specifically intended to satisfy lower-division requirements for a baccalaureate degree in music at a California State University. The knowledge and skills offered in this degree lead students to develop foundational knowledge in the field of music including those topics and issues related to global, national, and local aspects of the field of study.
Program Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this program, students will be able to identify major topics, developments, debates, and issues in music, students will be able to apply their knowledge of key concepts in music to discuss, analyze, and synthesize a variety of theoretical and practical foci in music. Students will be able to gain a global, national, and local perspective on issues pertaining to music preparing them for multiple pathways for future study and career opportunities.
All courses used to satisfy the major for the Associate in Arts degree must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.
 
PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR MAJOR UNITS
Corequisite MUSIC 211 MUSIC 201 Musicianship 1
Corequisite MUSIC 212 MUSIC 202 Musicianship II 1
MUSIC 202 or equivalent; corequisite MUSIC 213 MUSIC 203 Musicianship III 1
MUSIC 203 or equivalent; corequisite MUSIC 214 MUSIC 204 Musicianship IV 1
Corequisite MUSIC 201 MUSIC 211 Harmony I 3
MUSIC 211 or equivalent; corequisite MUSIC 202 MUSIC 212 Harmony II 3
MUSIC 212 or equivalent; corequisite MUSIC 203 MUSIC 213 Harmony III 3
MUSIC 213 or equivalent; corequisite MUSIC 204 MUSIC 214 Harmony IV 3
  List A - Select one course (2 units)
Corequisite: Any 1-unit class from the following courses: MUSIC 143, 144, 145, 146, 147, 148, 231, 232, 233, 235, 236, 237, 240, 241, or 242. An audition is required. MUSIC 140 Applied Music 4 x .5
   List B - Select four courses from the following (4 units)
Ability to perform proficiently on on the trumpet, trombone, saxophone, drums, string bass, guitar, or piano. MUSIC 143 Jazz Band 1
Ability to perform on a standard orchestral instrument MUSIC 146 Community Orchestra: Literature 1725-1850 1
Ability to perform on a standard orchestral instrument MUSIC 147 Community Orchestra: Literature 1825-1950 1
An audition is required MUSIC 230 Chorus 1
An audition is required MUSIC 231 College Choir 1
An audition is required MUSIC 240 Concert Singers: Holiday Concert 1
An audition is required MUSIC 241 Concert Singers: Traditional 1
An audition is required MUSIC 242 Concert Singers: Contemporary 1
TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 22
Some MUSIC courses may have additional requirements.  Please consult the GCC catalog.
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET.  SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
 

August 2016 GCC Catalog 2016-2017
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Last updated: 6/21/2016 3:00:00 PM