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.
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 Performance
- Music Business
- Music Composition
- Music Education
- Music Technology
- Music Therapy
Articulation agreements provide students with educational plans that help them transfer into four-year colleges and universities.
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.