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DEGREE: AA-T – Music for Transfer

Code #1994

Note To Transfer Students:
The Associate Degree for Transfer program is designed for students who plan to transfer to a campus of the California State University (CSU). Other than the required core, the courses you choose to complete this degree will depend to some extent on the selected CSU for transfer. In addition, some CSU-GE Breadth or IGETC requirements can also be completed using courses required for this associate degree for transfer major (known as “double-counting”). Meeting with a counselor to determine the most appropriate course choices will facilitate efficient completion of your transfer requirements. For students wishing to transfer to other universities (UC System, private, or out-of-state), the Associate Degree for Transfer may not provide adequate preparation for upper-division transfer admissions; it is critical that you meet with a CRC counselor to select and plan the courses for the major, as programs vary widely in terms of the required preparation.

Enrollment Eligibility:
To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Music literacy at the college level.
  • Performance skills at the college level.

Enrollment Process:
Eligible students are selected for the program according to the following steps:

  • Pass audition for applied music and large performing ensemble (given on first class session of MUIVI 410).
  • Pass music literacy test (given on first class session of MUFHL400).

Program Description:
Completion of this degree provides a foundation in music. Program offerings include course work in music theory and aural skills, applied instrumental and vocal instruction, and ensemble performance.

The Associate in Arts in Music for Transfer Degree (AA-T) is designed to provide a seamless transfer pathway for students interested in pursuing at least one Music degree option in the California State University (CSU) system. The degree is comprised of lower division coursework typically required by CSU institutions. Students must complete the core curriculum and electives to meet a total of 60 transferable units, which includes the CSU General Education Breadth or the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) pattern. Upon successful completion of the degree requirements, students will be guaranteed admission to the CSU system with junior status and will not have to repeat lower division coursework. Students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to develop their educational plans as degree options and general education requirements vary for each university.

Required Program
Units
A minimum of 4 units from the following:
4
Students must complete four semesters of applied music.
 
 
A minimum of 4 units from the following:
 
All music majors must successfully complete four semesters of a large performing ensemble. Students completing an AA-T degree in music should take the one unit course option. Students completing the AA degree in music should take the two unit option.
 
 
4
 
  or MUP 312 Orchestra (1)
 
 
 
 
 
TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED
24
DEGREE TOTAL (INCLUDING GE)
60

Associate in Arts for Transfer Degree
The Associate in Arts in Music for Transfer (AA-T) degree may be obtained by completion of 60 transferable, semester units with a minimum 2.0 GPA, including (a) the major or area of emphasis described in the Required Program, and (b) either the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education-Breadth Requirements.

 

 

DEGREE: A.A. Music, General
Code #1196
Keyboard Major Units
8
Total Units Required
42
 
Voice Majors
A minimum of eight (8) units from the following:
83
 
 
Voice Major Units
8
Total Units Required
42

1All music majors are required to enroll in at least one music performance course each semester they are enrolled.

2All music majors are required to enroll in at least one music performance course each semester they are enrolled.

3All music majors are required to enroll in at least one music performance course each semester they are enrolled

Suggested Electives:
PHIL 300, ARTH 300; HUM 300 or 310; MUFHL 330, MUSM 370; TA 300 or 350

Associate Degree
The Music, General Associate in Arts (A.A.) Degree may be obtained by completion of the required program and general requirements as well as sufficient electives to meet a 60-unit total. See CRC graduation requirements.