Music

Program Description:  The Associate of Arts degree in Music is intended to match, within the constraints of the Core Curriculum, the course of study for the first two years of a typical music program at a four-year college or university. It also provides the flexibility for students desiring only an associate degree to specialize the program to individual interests.

Use this Program Map as an advising guide to choose courses with your advisor and track progress toward milestones and completion of the degree program. The map provides students a suggested course sequence to timely program completion.

SEMESTER-BY-SEMESTER PROGRAM PLAN FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS
Plans can be modified to fit the needs of part-time students by adding more semesters  

Semester 1 CR Advising Notes
MUEN 112x, 114x or 212x, or 214x Large Ensemble 1 Instrumental students will take Marching Band and Vocal Students will take Concert Choir
MUEN 113x or 115x Chamber Ensemble 1 Instrumental Students will take ensemble that matches their instrument family and vocal students will be placed based on audition.
MUAP 12xx Individual Instruction 2 Specific section to be determined based on specific instrument or voice.
MUSI 1181 - Class Piano I 1
MUSI 1211 - Music Theory I 2 This course will be taught as MUSI 1311 beginning Fall 2019
MUSI 1216 - Aural Skills I 2 This course will be taught as MUSI 1116 beginning Fall 2019
MATH 1332 - Contemporary Math 3 While this course is recommended, students may select any MATH Core Curriculum Course
ENGL 1301 - Composition I 3 May select a different course from the Communications Core Curriculum
15 Program Semester Hours / Meet with your advisor
Semester 2
MUEN 112x, 114x or 212x, or 214x Large Ensemble 1 Instrumental students will take Wind Symphony/Symphonic Band and Vocal Students will take Concert Choir
MUAP 12xx Individual Instruction 2 Specific section to be determined based on specific instrument or voice.
MUSI 1182 - Class Piano II 1
MUSI 1212 - Music Theory II 2 This course will be taught as MUSI 1312 beginning Fall 2019
MUSI 1217 - Aural Skills II 2 This course will be taught as MUSI 1117 beginning Fall 2019
BIOL 1308 - Biology for Non-Science Majors 3 While this course is recommended, students may select any Life and Physical Core Curriculum Course. Overflow hours for courses taken above 3 hours will go in the Component Area.
SPCH 1315 - Public Speaking 3 May select a different course from the Component Area Option section of the Core Curriculum Course List. The component area may be used for overflow hours from other courses such as physical science.
HIST 1301 - American History 1 3 May select a different course from the American History Core Curriculum
17 Program Semester Hours / Meet with your advisor
Semester 3
MUEN 112x, 114x or 212x, or 214x Large Ensemble 1 Instrumental students will take Marching Band and Vocal Students will take Concert Choir
MUAP 22xx Individual Instruction 2 Specific section to be determined based on specific instrument or voice.
MUSI 2181 - Class Piano III 1
MUSI 2211 - Music Theory III 2 This course will be taught as MUSI 2311 beginning Fall 2019
MUSI 2216 - Aural Skills IIII 2 This course will be taught as MUSI 2116 beginning Fall 2019
MUSI 1308 - Music Literature 3 This course will be taught as MUSI 1307 beginning Fall 2019
PHIL 1301 - Introduction to Philosophy 3 While this course is recommended, students may choose any course in the Language/Philosophy/Culture Core area
14 Program Semester Hours / Meet with your advisor
Semester 4
MUEN 112x, 114x or 212x, or 214x Large Ensemble 1 Instrumental students will take Wind Symphony/Symphonic Band and Vocal Students will take Concert Choir
MUAP 22xx Individual Instruction 2 Specific section to be determined based on specific instrument or voice.
MUSI 2182 - Class Piano IV 1
MUSI 2212 - Music Theory IV 2 This course will be taught as MUSI 2312 beginning Fall 2019
MUSI 2217 - Aural Skills IV 2 This course will be taught as MUSI 2117 beginning Fall 2019
GOVT 2305 - American Government 3 GOVT 2306 Texas Government would also be acceptable
Social and Behavioral Science 3 Choose any one 3 hour course from Social and Behavioral Science Core Curriculum
14 Program Semester Hours
ACHIEVEMENT: Completion of Associate of Science degree
Total Program Hours 60

Specializations

All Music Students: Participation in chamber ensembles during all semesters at Blinn College is required. Credit Hours earned outside of this degree plan may transfer to 4-year institution. Please consult with individual ensemble directors for placement. Additionally, participation in other large ensembles in addition to parent ensemble is permitted with permission from ensemble directors.

Vocal Majors: Classes in Vocal Diction must be taken during offered semesters. MUSI 1160 (Italian Diction) and 2161 (French Diction) will transfer to 4-year degree plans, even though they will not appear on Blinn College Degree Plan.

AttentionStudents must visit with an advisor when they have completed 30 hours toward the degree plan (typically the end of the second semester).

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