Mar 02, 2024
The AA Music program is designed for students who wish to explore and prepare for a wide range of career options in music. Within the music program, students will have the opportunity to study and perform music from a variety of styles throughout history and across multiple cultures. Completing this program may qualify students for employment in areas related to music. This degree offers coursework intended to transfer to a four-year university, allowing students to pursue a baccalaureate degree in Music, Music Education (vocal or instrumental), or Music Performance (vocal or instrumental). Students seeking to complete a major in music, or who are interested in music courses, should seek the advice of a music faculty member in addition to their Advising Team.
Contact information is available on the Music program website.
Map your individual academic plan of courses with your College Advisor.
If students choose to transition to another program within the Communication & Creative Arts pathway, they should be particularly aware of the choice points that indicate when a decision to branch off into another program must be made to ensure credits and time are not lost.
Coursework common to all degrees within this pathway is indicated by CAC, Common Academic Coursework, in the program map.
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Apply appropriate terminology in music courses.
- Demonstrate basic analytical knowledge in music in its cultural contexts.
- Develop basic musicianship skills.
- Demonstrate basic analytical knowledge in music in its historical contexts.
- Develop high level individual performance skills on a major instrument.
- Demonstrate fundamental teaching concepts for majors pursuing the Music Education Field of Study.
- Develop high level ensemble performance skills on a major instrument.
- Completion college level English.
Semester Total: 17 Credits
- Music students should take MUSC 1040, MUSC 1045, and MUSC 1295 in the second semester to stay on track to program completion.
- ~ Diction for Singers is only required for majors that have declared voice as their instrument.~
- Completion of college level Math and English in the first year.
Semester Total: 14-16 Credits
Semester Total: 17 Credits
- Completion of the LCCC general education core and eligible for the Interstate Passport.
Semester Total: 14 Credits
Program Credit Hour Total: 62-64 Credits
Approved Program Courses
**Ensemble courses: may be repeated up to 8 times for credit.
Applied Music Instruction (MUSC 1051, MUSC 1052, MUSC 2071, MUSC 2072) may be repeated up to 8 times for credit.
The information below is intended to be a guide, and does not guarantee regional job placement, job availability, or a specific wage after completion of the program.
Additional information on careers in Music is available through Career Coach.
LCCC courses may transfer to institutions in addition to those with formal articulation agreements. Students are strongly encouraged to determine the degree requirements and transfer policy of the specific college/ university and program to which they plan to transfer.