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Music Concentration

Associate of Fine Arts

Study music theory and performance while preparing to transfer to a four-year university. 

Selective Admissions Program: In order to be fully admitted to this program, you must fulfill the requirements listed in Program Admissions. See an advisor for details.

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes

What can I do with this degree?

Academic Options: Transfer to a university to complete a bachelor's degree.

Program Requirements 2018-2019

Arizona General Education Curriculum Requirements (AGEC-A)

This section lists general education requirements that are not fulfilled by core or support courses. * Select courses to fulfill C, I, and G requirements.** A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

English Composition 6
Biological and Physical Sciences
  Recommend: BIO 100IN and 105IN
  Recommend: MAT 142
Social and Behavioral Sciences
  Recommend: ANT 112 and either HIS 101 or 141
Other Requirements
  Complete a non-Humanities and Fine Arts course from this category.
  Recommend: CMN 102 or HUM 251 or PHI 120
Subtotal 26

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

MUP 161-167 Studio Instruction I: (Major) 2
MUP 171-177 Studio Instruction II: (Major) 2
MUP 261-267 Studio Instruction III: (Major) 2
MUP 271-277 Studio Instruction IV: (Major) 2
MUS 125 Structure of Music I 3
MUS 126 Structure of Music II 3
MUS 127 Aural Perception I 1
MUS 129 Aural Perception II 1
MUS 141 Piano Class I (Majors) 1
MUS 142 Piano Class II (Majors) 1
MUS 143 Piano Class III (Majors) 1
MUS 144 Piano Class IV (Majors) 1
MUS 201 History and Literature of Music I 3
MUS 202 History and Literature of Music II 3
MUS 223 Structure of Music III [SUN# MUS 2222] *** 3
MUS 224 Aural Perception III [SUN# MUS 2222] *** 1
MUS 226 Structure of Music IV [SUN# MUS 2223] *** 3
MUS 228 Aural Perception IV [SUN# MUS 2223] *** 1
Music Ensemble Complete 4 credits from the following.
A course may be taken more than once to fulfill this requirement:
MUS 116, 117, 120, 121, 130, 131
Subtotal 38

Required Support Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

STU 100
  or STU 107
College Success and Career Planning
  University Transfer Preparation and Student Success
Subtotal 1
Total 65

* Other general education requirements are fulfilled by required core and support courses: Humanities and Fine Arts - MUS 125 and 201 fulfill this requirement; Other Requirements - MUS 202 fulfills 3 credits of this requirement.

** In the general education categories, select courses so that at least one course is marked "C" (cultural diversity), one is marked "I" (intensive writing), and one is marked "G" (global awareness).  Note that a single course may fulfill more than one of the requirements.

*** Both MUS 223 and MUS 224 are required as an equivalent to SUN# MUS 2222; both MUS 226 and MUS 228 are required as an equivalent to SUN# MUS 2223