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The Music Field of Study is struc­tured to meet the needs of students who will pursue a bac­calaure­ate degree in music.

Music courses in this curricu­lum plan are trans­ferable to public Texas four-year col­leges and univer­sities. The Asso­ciate of Arts degree core require­ment will not be com­pleted in order to accom­modate the field of study cur­riculum. Transfer of credit in ensemble, applied study, and theory/aural skills shall be on a course-for-course basis.

The Field of Study Cur­riculum for Music shall consist of 31 lower-divi­sion semes­ter credit hours that are fully ap­plic­able to a bach­elor's degree with a major in music. The entire block of courses shall be applied to a bach­elor's degree with a major in music or on a course-by-course basis.

Students are required to:
  • Enroll in either Piano class or Applied Piano until exit pro­ficien­cy require­ments are met.
  • Attend the perfor­mance/lec­ture semi­nar.
  • Attend a speci­fied number of ap­proved con­certs each semes­ter.
What Will I Learn?

The Field of Study Curriculum for Music is the set of lower-division courses that must be applied to the bachelor's degree with a major in Music. The Field of Study Curriculum for Music should be followed by community and technical colleges to structure a transfer curriculum in music.

The Music Program offers fully transferable courses for music majors and non-majors including:

  • Music Theory
  • Ear Training & Sight-Singing
  • Ensembles – Concert Choir, Concert Band, Chamber Singers, Jazz Band
  • Music Literature
What Can I Do with This Course of Study?
Degree and Certificates
Music (AA) Degree Plan