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.
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.
Program Requirements 2017-2018
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.
|Biological and Physical Sciences||8|
|Social and Behavioral Sciences||6|
Required Core Courses
A grade of C or better is required for graduation.
|MUP 161-168||Studio Instruction I: (Major)||2|
|MUP 171-178||Studio Instruction II: (Major)||2|
|MUP 261-268||Studio Instruction III: (Major)||2|
|MUP 271-278||Studio Instruction IV: (Major)||2|
|MUS 125||Structure of Music I||3|
|MUS 126||Structure of Music II||3|
|MUS 127||Aural Perception I||2|
|MUS 129||Aural Perception II||2|
|MUS 141||Piano Class I (Majors)||2|
|MUS 142||Piano Class II (Majors)||2|
|MUS 143||Piano Class III (Majors)||2|
|MUS 144||Piano Class IV (Majors)||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|
Complete 6 credits from the following list. A course may be taken more than once. A grade of C or better is required for graduation.
|MUS 116||Pima Community College Orchestra I||2|
|MUS 117||Pima Community College Orchestra II||2|
|MUS 120||Concert Band I||3|
|MUS 121||Concert Band II||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 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.