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2020-2021 Catalog 
  
2020-2021 Catalog

Music, Career Studies Certificate


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Program Code: 221-529-01

The Career Studies Certificate in Music provides students with an introduction to music. It is intended for students who are interested in enhancing their understanding and appreciation of Music History and Music Theory, or pursuing a music degree at a four-year institution. The program further enhances students’ performance skills in Choral and/or Instrumental Ensemble Performance.

Music Theory students are expected to have a basic understanding of reading sheet music notation. Students will take a content review exam upon enrollment in MUS 111  during the first week of classes. Students who do not pass will be advised to enroll in MUS 8 - Fundamentals of Music , for one semester, before enrolling in MUS 111 - Music Theory I . Contact Music Program Head for details.

Students interested in pursuing further studies in music may opt to enter the college’s Associate of Fine Arts in Music curriculum. Contact the music department for more information at (757) 822-1262.

Semester 1


Semester Total: 10


Semester 2


Semester Total: 13-14


Program Total Minimum Credits: 23-24


Program Footnotes:


1 Music Theory students are expected to have a basic understanding of reading sheet music notation. Students will take a content review exam upon enrollment in MUS 111  during the first week of classes. Students who do not pass will be advised to enroll in MUS 8 - Fundamentals of Music , for one semester, before enrolling in MUS 111 - Music Theory I . Contact Music Program Head for details.

2 Students who plan on continuing their studies in the A.F.A. in Music are strongly advised to enroll in MUS 221  (History of Music I) and MUS 222  (History of Music II). MUS 121  and MUS 122  will not apply to the A.F.A. in Music degree. Contact the Music Program Head for details.

3 Applied Music Elective must be taken from the following:

Applied Music courses will require additional fees/studio charges for instruction to meet proficiency requirements. Students will be required to pass a jury for permission to enroll in the 2XX-level applied courses. Contact the Music Program Head for details.

4 Approved Music Ensemble must be taken from the following:

5 Approved Music Elective must be taken from the following:

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