Associate of Science in Contemporary & Popular Music

The following requirements are effective for students admitted on or after Fall 2017:

  • Minimum 66 Credit Hours
  • Writing Intensive Course
  • Minimum Cumulative G.P.A.: 2.00
  • 15 Credit Hours of Residency Courses
  • 9 Credits of Major Residency Courses
  • Minimum G.P.A. in the Major: 2.00
  • MUS 101 Music Theory and Practice I (4)
  • MUS 181 Piano Lab I (1)
  • MUS 102 Music Theory and Practice II (4)
  • MUS 182 Piano Lab II (1)
  • MUS 203 Music Theory and Practice III (4)
  • MUS 204 Music Theory and Practice IIII (4)
  • MUS 221 Arranging I (3)
  • MUS 222 Arranging II (3)
  • Four semesters of MUS 141 First Year Ensemble Sequence (4)
  • MUH 131 Survey of Jazz & Contemporary Music (2)
  • MUH 270 Music Business (3)
  • MUH 333 Western Music History (3)
  • MUH 334 Jazz History (3)
  • Music Recital (four semesters of MUS 100)
  • Four semesters of MUS 141 Applied Music: Major Instrument or Voice (8)
  • MUS 142 Applied Music Jury: Outcome of “successful” or “prepared”
  • Complete any 100-level Communications course (3)
  • ENG 101 College Writing (3)
  • Complete one of the following Humanities electives (3):
    • AME xxx any American Studies course
    • ARH 105 History of Art & Architecture I
    • ARH 106 History of Art & Architecture II
    • DRA xxx any Drama course
    • ENG xxx any English course (except ENG 101 or 317w)
    • FRE xxx any French course
    • HGH xxx any Holocaust, Human Rights & Genocide course
    • HTY xxx any History course
    • HUM xxx any Humanities course
    • MUH xxx any Music History course
    • PHI xxx any Philosophy course (except PHI 135 or 335)
    • SPA xxx any Spanish course
    • WGS xxx any Women and Gender Studies course
  • MAT 100 Mathematics & Its Application (3) or higher 100-level math course
  • Complete any 100-level laboratory science course (4)
  • Complete one of the following Social Science electives (3):
    • ANT 1xx any 100-level Anthropology course
    • ECO 1xx any 100-level Economics course
    • ECO 201 Principles of Economics I (Macroeconomics)
    • ECO 202 Principles of Economics II (Microeconomics)
    • JUS 1xx any 100-level Justice Studies course
    • POS 1xx any 100-level Political Science course
    • PSY 1xx any 100-level Psychology course
    • SOC 1xx any 100-level Sociology course
    • SSC 1xx any 100-level Social Science course

This program resides under the College of Arts & Sciences

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