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  • Music - AFA

    Delivery: A mix of daytime, evening and online courses.
    Start: Fall, Spring, or Summer; Full- or Part-Time.

    • Music - Associate in Fine Arts Degree (68 credits)
    • Music discipline 


About the Program

This program is a focused, two-year study of music that includes music theory, ear training, sight singing, music history, the study of a specific instrument or voice, and ensemble participation. This degree is intended primarily for students who plan to transfer to another college to complete a baccalaureate degree in music. It can be considered as the first two years of a four-year degree program in music.

The Century College Music Department is fully accredited by The National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)

Mission Statement: To prepare, inspire and empower students to achieve excellence in the field of music through a comprehensive music curriculum. The program focuses on helping students achieve advanced musicianship via concentrated study of a primary instrument, ensemble and performance experience, a complete music theory, ear training and sight singing curriculum, a comprehensive music history curriculum, along with general education requirements.

Potential Transfer Bachelor's Degrees

  • Music
  • Music Performance
  • Conducting
  • Music Business
  • Music Composition
  • Music Education
  • Music Technology
  • Music Therapy


Faculty teaching students


Prospective students are expected to have, at minimum, a basic competency level of musicianship (voice or primary instrument) and a basic music reading ability. Students must consult with the music faculty before beginning the Associate in Fine Arts in Music program.