Cochise College

CATALOG 2014-15

Music - Associate of Arts (Major Code - MUS)

The Music Associate of Arts degree prepares students for transfer to a university program in music, interdisciplinary arts and performance, or related areas of study. To ensure seamless transfer, students must develop their specific program of study in close coordination with a Cochise College advisor.

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GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (AGEC-A)

35 CREDITS

Composition

ENG 101 ( ENG 1101)

3

English Composition

ENG 102 ( ENG 1102)

3

Mathematics

MAT 142 or higher

3-5

Laboratory sciences

 

8

Arts

 

3

Humanities

 

3

Social and behavioral sciences

 

6

General education electives*

 

4-6

Six credits of arts, humanities, social and behavioral sciences, or general education electives must be chosen from the current listing of intensive writing courses. See www.cochise.edu/AGEC.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT**

0-16 CREDITS

Non-English language

Second- or fourth-semester proficiency

CORE CURRICULUM

12 CREDITS

Music Theory I

MUS 132

3

Music Theory II

MUS 133

3

Music Theory III

MUS 232 ( MUS 2222)

3

Music Theory IV

MUS 233 ( MUS 2223)

3

Note: The Music Department recommends taking MUS 132 concurrently with MUS 134, and MUS 133 concurrently with MUS 135.

ELECTIVES (AS NEEDED TO COMPLETE 64 CREDITS)***

Fundamentals of Music Notation

MUS 100

3

Instrument – Individual Instruction

MUS 113

1-2

Voice – Individual Instruction

MUS 115

1-2

Aural Skills

MUS 134

1

Aural Skills

MUS 135

1

TOTAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

64 CREDITS

*General education electives must be chosen from the general education list. See www.cochise.edu/AGEC.

**University non-English language requirements vary. Check with your advisor.

***Elective courses must be transferable to the university or universities to which the student plans to transfer. See www.aztransfer.com.