Tyler Junior College


Music (AA) - Field of Study

Associate of Arts - Field of Study | 2015-2016 Catalog

Total Semester Hours: 60

ENGL 1301 Composition I
Select 1 Communications Core course; See Core Curriculum.


Select 1 Mathematics Core course; See Core Curriculum.

American History

HIST 1301 United States History I
Select 1 American History Core course; See Core Curriculum.

Government/Political Science

GOVT 2305 Federal Government
GOVT 2306 Texas Government

Components Area Option

EDUC 1300 Learning Framework OR
  ENGL 1302 Composition II OR
  ENGL 2311 Technical & Business Writing 

Major in Music

MUSI 1311 Music Theory I
MUSI 1312 Music Theory II
MUSI 2311 Music Theory III
MUSI 2312 Music Theory IV
MUSI 1116 Sight Singing & Ear Training I
MUSI 1117 Sight Singing & Ear Training II
MUSI 2116 Sight Singing & Ear Training III
MUSI 2117 Sight Singing & Ear Training IV
MUSI 1308 Music Literature I
MUEN X1XX Music majors are required to select at least one ensemble per semester (instrumental or vocal)** [5 hours total required]
MUAP X2XX Music majors are required to select one concentration instrument per semester [8 hours total required]
MUSI 1181 Class Piano
MUSI 1182 Class Piano
MUAP X1XX Music majors are required to select one secondary piano lesson per semester [2 hours total required]

** Contact hours will vary depending on ensemble selection

If piano is the applied concentration, then the secondary instrument may be any instrument (brass, percussion, woodwind, guitar) or voice. 

NOTE: Music majors are strongly encouraged to lighten their course load by enrolling in summer classes. Vocal students are encouraged to audition for the following vocal performing groups: TJC Harmony and Understanding, and Chamber Singers. Opera Workshop and Italian Diction are considered electives. In addition to the instrumental ensembles MUEN 1127 and 1128, instrumental students are encouraged to audition for the following instrumental performing groups: Apache Pan Ensemble, Apache Indoor Percussion Theatre, Guitar Ensemble, Instrumental Chamber Ensemble, String Ensemble, Jazz Band, and Wind Ensemble.

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Music Contact Information

C. Jeanie Oxler
Department Chair
Office: WCA-1A

Email: coxl@tjc.edu

Telephone: 903-510-2202

Advising contact: 903-510-2425