Associate in Fine Arts: Music

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Associate in Fine Arts: Music

In order to complete the Associate in Fine Arts in Music degree at Alamance Community College, students must earn 60-61 hours of college credit in the categories listed in the table. All students must complete at least 22-23 credit hours from the Universal General Education Transfer Component list of courses. As part of their degree, students are required to complete one Academic Transitions course, 34-36 credit hours of music and 3 credit of courses classified as pre-major, elective, general education, or UGETC within the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement.

*Music students transferring from ACC to a four-year institution may be required to take a music theory proficiency exam before entering the next level class music and music theory

 

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Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)

Course Number     Course Title                                                               Credit Hours

English Composition (6 semester hours required)

        ENG 111                                            Writing and Inquiry                             3

        ENG 112                Writing/Research in the Disciplines                             3

Humanities/Fine Arts (3 semester hours required)

        MUS 110                                            Music Appreciation                             3

Social/Behavioral Sciences (6 semester hours required from 2 subject areas)

        ECO 251                           Principles of Microeconomics                             3

        ECO 252                          Principles of Macroeconomics                             3

        HIS 111                                            World Civilizations I                             3

        HIS 112                                          World Civilizations II                             3

        HIS 131                                               American History I                             3

        HIS 132                                              American History II                             3

        POL 120                                       American Government                             3

        PSY 150                                             General Psychology                             3

        SOC 210                                   Introduction to Sociology                             3

Natural Sciences (4 semester hours required)

        BIO 110                                            Principles of Biology                             4

        BIO 111                                                  General Biology I                             4

        CHM 151                                             General Chemistry                             4

        GEL 111                                                                 Geology                             4

        PHY 110/110A                  Conceptual Physics and Lab                             4

Mathematics (3-4 semesters hours required)

        MAT 143                                         Quantitative Literacy                             3

        MAT 171                                          Pre-calculus Algebra                             4

        Total Universal General Education Transfer Component                  22-23    

 

General Education: Music Requirements (14 semester hours required)

Music Courses

        MUS 121                                                    Music Theory I                             3

        MUS 122                                                  Music Theory II                             3

        MUS 125                                                        Aural Skills I                             1

        MUS 126                                                      Aural Skills II                             1

        MUS 161                                                  Applied Music I                             2

        MUS 162                                                 Applied Music II                             2

        MUS 151                                                       Class Music I                             1

        MUS 152                                                      Class Music II                             1

Ensemble (8 semester hours required)                                

        MUS 131                                                                Chorus I                             1

        MUS 132                                                               Chorus II                             1

        MUS 231                                                             Chorus III                             1

        MUS 232                                                             Chorus IV                             1

        MUS 181                                                        Show Choir I                             4

        Total Music Requirements                                                                           22          

Additional UGETC Hours (3 hours required)                  

        MUS 112                                            Introduction to Jazz                             3

Required Music Elective

        MUS 111                                      Fundamentals of Music                             3

Choose from any course listed above or from the following courses
(9 semester hours)

 ART 111                                               Art Appreciation                              3

 ART 114                                                    Art History I                              3

 ART 115                                                    Art History II                             3

 ASL 111                                American Sign Language I                              3

ASL 112                                 American Sign Language II                             3

ENG 114                      Professional Research & Reporting                             3

 ENG 125                                             Creative Writing I                             3

ENG 126                                            Creative Writing II                             3

ENG 134                                       Introduction to Poetry                             3

ENG 231                                        American Literature I                             3

ENG 232                                       American Literature II                            3

ENG 241                                             British Literature I                            3

ENG 242                                           British Literature II                             3

ENG 273                               African American Literature                             3

HEA 110                            Personal Health and Wellness                             3

HIS 211                                                 Ancient History                             3

HIS 212                                               Medieval History                             3

HIS 221                                   African American History                             3

HIS 236                                       North Carolina History                             3

HUM 115                                              Critical Thinking                             3

HUM 230                                  Leadership Development                             3

MUS-182                                                  Show Choir II                            4

MUS 261                                               Applied Music III                            2

MUS 262                                               Applied Music IV                            2

PED 110                                           Fit and Well for Life                             2

PED 113                                                         Aerobics I                             1

PED 120                                            Walking for Fitness                             1

PED 122                                                              Yoga I                             1

PED 123                                                             Yoga II                             1

PED 142                                                  Lifetime Sports                             1

PED 232                                                               Aikido                             1

PED 240                                             Advanced PE Skills                             1

PHI 215                                             Philosophical Issues                            3

PHI 240                                          Introduction to Ethics                             3

SOC 242                                        Sociology of Deviance                             3

SPA 112                                         Elementary Spanish II                             3

SPA 141                            Spanish Culture and Civilization                             3

 SPA 181                                                     Spanish Lab I                             1

 SPA 182                                                    Spanish Lab II                             1

 SPA 221                                         Spanish Conversation                             3

 SPA 231                        Spanish Reading and Composition                             3

                       Total Additional Hours Required                                    15

Academic Transition–ACA 122 College Transfer Success (Required)          1

Total Hours Needed for Associate in Fine Arts–Music               60-61

 

 

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