Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

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Music

ALLEGHENY, BOYCE

Associate of Science (018)

A program that prepares the student for transfer to a four-year institution.  Students are provided with a broad college background and specialized skills in music.

Graduates may continue work toward a bachelor’s degree in a variety of music areas.

See the graduation checksheet for this program in printable PDF form.

Degree Requirements

Minimum Credits to Graduate: 62–64

First Semester

Course #        

Course Name

Credits

ENG-101

English Composition 1

3

MUS-101

Introduction to Music

3

MUS-221

Class Piano 1 1

3

 

Ensemble Electives 2 or Choir 1

2

              

History/Political Science Elective       

3

              

Total Credits  

14

Second Semester

ENG-102

English Composition 2

3

MUS-103

Fundamentals of Music Theory

3

MUS-222

Class Piano 21

3

 

Ensemble Elective 2 or Choir 1

2

              

Science Elective

34

              

Total Credits  

14–15

Third Semester

MUS-121

History of Music 1

3

 

Restricted Elective 3

3

 

Ensemble Elective 2 or  Choir 1

2

 

Music Elective 4

3

 

Mathematics Elective
(Refer to the mathematics course descriptions in the
CCAC academic catalog for mathematics courses
appropriate to specific program areas.)

34

 

General Elective

3

 

Total Credits   

17–18

Fourth Semester

MUS-122 

History of Music 2

3

 

Restricted Elective 3

6

 

Ensemble Elective 2  or Choir 1

2

              

Humanities Elective

3

              

General Elective

3

              

Total Credits   

17

1Where available, students may substitute Class Voice 1,2 (MUS-130, MUS-131).

2The student may audition for any vocal or instrumental ensemble.

3  Music Theory 1, 2, 3 (MUS-104, MUS-203, MUS-204), or Harmony 1, 2 (MUS-154, MUS-254), and American Popular Music (MUS-160).

4Where available, students must take Applied Major courses (MUS-105, MUS-106, MUS-205, MUS-206), which consist of instrumental or vocal lessons (financed independently).

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