Associate of Fine Arts
Study music theory and performance while preparing to transfer to a four-year university. Complete this program exclusively on weekdays, or in a combination of day, evening and weekend classes.
Program/Major/Concentration Codes: AFAFINEARTS/AFA/AFAM
What can I do with this degree?
Career Options: Work as a musician, or music teacher.
Academic Options: Transfer to a university to complete a bachelor's degree.
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.**
|Biological and Physical Sciences||8|
|Social and Behavioral Sciences||6|
Required Core Courses
|MUS 125||Structure of Music I||3|
|MUS 126||Structure of Music II||3|
|MUS 127||Aural Perception I
|MUS 129||Aural Perception II||2|
|MUS 141||Piano Class I (Majors)
|MUS 142||Piano Class II (Majors)||2|
|MUS 143||Piano Class III (Majors)||2|
|MUS 144||Piano Class IV (Majors)||2|
|MUP 161-168||Studio Instruction I: (Major)||2|
|MUP 171-178||Studio Instruction II: (Major)||2|
|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] ***||2|
|MUS 226||Structure of Music IV [SUN# MUS 2223] ***||3|
|MUS 228||Aural Perception IV [SUN# MUS 2223] ***||2|
|MUP 261-268||Studio Instruction III: (Major)||2|
|MUP 271-278||Studio Instruction IV: (Major)||2|
Complete 6 credits from the following list. A course may be taken more than once.
|MUS 116||Pima Community College Orchestra||2|
|MUS 120||Concert Band||3|
|MUS 130||Chorale (SATB)||3|
|MUS 131||College Singers (SATB)||3|
* Other general education requirements are fulfilled by required core and support courses: Humanities and Fine Arts - MUS 125, 201, and 202 fulfill 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.