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Degree Plans - Music (AA)

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Music is a gateway to creativity. Our degree gives you the foundation to bring art to life, a chance to let your passion soar. 

Our program in music provides the approved field of study for all music majors intending to transfer to a college or university. We offer an array of courses so that you can receive a thorough, comprehensive knowledge of music while getting a diverse study of liberal arts. Choose your specialization from a variety of concentrations. 

With our program, you will be well trained and prepared to transfer to any four-year school after graduation. 

Catalog Year
2021-2022
Degree Type
AA
TSI
Complete
Degree Plan
Field of Study Courses 36 Credits

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 1307 Music Literature I  

MUEN x1xx Music majors are required to select at least one ensemble per semester (instrumental or vocal)** [4 hours total required]

 

MUAP x2xx Music majors are required to select one concentration instrument per semester [8 hours total required]

 
MUSI 1181 Piano Class I  
MUSI 1182 Piano Class II  

MUAP x1xx Music majors are required to select one secondary piano lesson per semester [2 hours total required]

 

Select one:

MUSI 1160 Italian Diction OR

MUEN x1xx OR

MUAP x1xx

 
TJC Core Curriculum 24 Credits

In addition to the Field of Study Courses, the student is required to take 24 credit hours from the TJC Core Curriculum. These courses must not duplicate courses taken to fulfill the field of study course requirement.

Major Courses: 36
TJC Core Curriculum: 24
Total Semester Hours: 60

Recommended Course Sequence:

First Semester Credit Hours

MUSI 1311 Music Theory I

3

MUSI 1116 Sight Singing & Ear Training I

1

MUEN 11xx Ensemble (band, choir, guitar)

1

MUAP 12xx Primary Applied Lessons

2

MUSI 1181 Piano Class I

1
MUSI 1307 Music Literature 3

ENGL 1301 Composition I

3
Second Semester Credit Hours

MUSI 1312 Music Theory II

3

MUSI 1117 Sight Singing & Ear Training II

1

MUEN 11xx Ensemble (band, choir, guitar)

1

MUAP 12xx Primary Applied Lessons

2

MUSI 1182 Piano Class II

1
MATH x3xx Mathematics Core 3

xxxx x3xx Component Area Option Core

3
Third Semester Credit Hours

MUSI 2311 Music Theory III

3

MUSI 2116 Sight Singing & Ear Training III

1

MUEN 21xx Ensemble (band, choir, guitar, chamber)

1
MUAP 22xx Primary Applied Lessons 2
MUAP 2169 Secondary Piano 1

HIST 1301 United States History I

3
GOVT 2305 Federal Government 3

SPCH 1315 Public Speaking OR 
SPCH 1321

3
Fourth Semester Credit Hours

MUSI 2312 Music Theory IV

3

MUSI 2117 Sight Singing & Ear Training IV

1

MUEN 21xx Ensemble (band, choir, guitar, chamber) 

1

MUAP 22xx Primary Applied Lessons 

2

MUAP 2170 Secondary Piano

1

MUxx x1xx Music Elective 

1

HIST 1302 United States History II OR
HIST 2301

3
GOVT 2306 Texas Government
Total Semester Hours 60

*The Applied Concentration for a music major must be a 2 credit lesson, and may be any brass, woodwind, string or percussion instrument; piano, voice, guitar. 

**Piano is required for all music majors. Piano majors must select a different secondary instrument. 

Music Majors must take a Theory Placement exam prior to beginning MUSI 1311 Music Theory I. 

Instrumental wind and percussion instruments are required to audition for ensembles. Vocal majors must register for Concert Choir, and are encouraged to audition for Chamber Singers and Harmony and Understanding. 

Ensembles include: Apache Band, Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Jazz Band, Apache Indoor Percussion, Apache Pan, Instrumental Chamber Ensemble, Guitar Ensemble, Concert Choir, Chamber Singers, and Harmony and Understanding.