Music Associate in Arts and Science Transfer Option

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Big Bend Community College Music Program
The music department offers a two-year college experience for music majors, minors, and music education students.  Courses are also offered that will fill the humanities breadth requirements.

Since programs differ at each college, students should consult program outlines published by the college or university to which they intend to transfer.  The following recommended courses prepare students for most baccalaureate institutions.  Students should prepare their quarterly schedules with the assistance of an advisor knowledgeable in this transfer area.

Recommended Pre-Major Courses

Courses Description Credits
MUSC 100 Intro to Music    5
MUSC& 105 Music Appreciation    5
MUSC 115 Group Piano I    2
MUSC 116 Group Piano II    2
MUSC 117 Group Piano III    2
MUSC& 141 Music Theory I    5
MUSC& 142 Music Theory II    5
MUSC& 143 Music Theory III    5
MUSC 160 Great Works of Western Music    5
MUSC 170 History of Jazz    5

Recommended Music Electives (10-20 Credits)

Course Description Credits
MUSC 111 Swing Choir I* 1-2
MUSC 112 Swing Choir II* 1-2
MUSC 113 Swing Choir III* 1-2
MUSC 115 Group Piano I 2
MUSC 116 Group Piano II 2
MUSC 117 Group Piano II 2
MUSC 124 Orchestra I* 2
MUSC 130 Performance Experience 2
MUSC 134 Beginning Group Guitar 2
MUSC 148 Private Instruction Piano I^ 1-2
MUSC 151 Jazz Ensemble I* 1-2
MUSC 152 Jazz Ensemble II* 1-2
MUSC 153 Jazz Ensemble III* 1-2
MUSC 204 Music Technology Workshop 3
MUSC 215 Group Piano IV 2
MUSC 216 Group Piano V 2
MUSC 217 Group Piano VI 2
MUSC 224 Orchestra II 2
MUSC 248 Private Instruction Piano II^ 1-2
MUSC 251 Jazz Ensemble IV* 1-2
MUSC 252 Jazz Ensemble V* 1-2
MUSC 253 Jazz Ensemble VI* 1-2
MUSC 270 Musical Theater Workshop 1-5

*Chorus, Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, Swing Choir and Private Instruction Piano, as well as several Music electives, may be repeated up to 12 credits.
^Students with former pianon training may audition for MUSC 148/248.

 

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