Music (MUS.CT)

Arts and CommunicationsArts and Communications


Arts and Communication

The Music certificate is designed to provide a comprehensive foundation in music for students interested in pursuing an Associate in Arts degree with a concentration in music or for those students planning a transfer to a four-year university.

Program Plan Example - Click Here

Major Requirements
MUS 1510Piano I2
MUS 1521Fundamental Ear Training and Sight Singing2
MUS 1530Fundamentals of Music2
MUS 1620Ear Training and Sight Singing I2
MUS 1630Music Theory I3
MUS 2521Ear Training and Sight Singing II2
MUS 2530Music Theory II3
MUS 2560Conducting2
MUS 2640Music Composition: Art Music2
Complete three different 1-credit courses from the following:3
MUS 2551 - MUS 2558 Vocal or Instrumental Instruction
Complete one 1-credit course from the following:1
MUS 2810 - MUS 2815 Recital/Special Project
Complete four different 1-credit courses from any of the following options:4
MUS 1751 - MUS 1758 Small Ensemble/Combo
MUS 1761 - MUS 1768 OCC Chorale
MUS 1771 - MUS 1778 Concert Band
MUS 1781 - MUS 1788 Orchestra
MUS 1791 - MUS 1798 OCC Stage/Jazz Band
Required Supportive Courses 6
Complete a minimum of 6 credits from the following courses:
Listening to Music: 'Classical' to Jazz3
Listening to Music: World Music3
Listening to Music: Rock to Hip-Hop3
Additional Required Supporting Courses 2
Complete a minimum of two credits from the following courses:
Voice I2
Voice II2
Piano II2
Guitar I2
Guitar II2
Music Theory: Jazz2
Jazz Improvisation2
Music Composition: Standard Forms2
Total Credit Hours36

A minimum cumulative 2.00 grade point average (GPA) overall is required for graduation.