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AA in Music

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ASSOCIATE OF ARTS DEGREE
DIVISION OF ARTS & CULTURAL PROGRAMS

AA in Music

The Associate of Arts Degree in Music is a two-year program designed to prepare students for the continued study of music and/or future professional employment in the field of music.

Students entering the program with the intent to perform and/or compose will gain valuable experience and performance skills performing in, and composing for our various choirs and our unique multi-instrument ensemble. The various levels of study in vocal, instrumental, theory, musicianship, keyboard skills, music technology, and composition will supply students with the necessary abilities to excel in those areas when they complete the music program at Rio Hondo College.

To acquire the Associate of Arts Degree in Music, it is necessary to complete the graduation requirements of the College along with the courses in the curriculum tab.

Music 19-20

To acquire the Associate of Arts Degree in Music, it is necessary to complete the graduation requirements of the College along with the following courses:

Required Courses
MUST 101 Introduction to Music Technology 3
MUS 103 Music Theory I 3
MUS 104 *Music Theory II 3
MUS 105 *Music Theory III 3
MUS 206 *Music Theory IV 3
MUS 106 Musicianship I 1
MUS 107 *Musicianship II 1
MUS 156 *Musicianship III 1
MUS 157 *Musicianship IV 1
MUS 145 Piano I 1
MUS 146 *Piano II 1
MUS 147 *Piano III 1
Choose 1 course from the following:
Each of the following is a 2 unit course that must be taken 4 times:
MUS 216 *Industrial Orchestra 8
MUS 134 *Chamber Singers 8
MUS 234 *Advanced Chamber Singers 8

Units Required: 30
*Prerequisite

The Music Department also recommends the completion of the following classes in History and Performance:

MUS 130 Music History before 1750 3
MUS 131 Music History after 1750 3
MUS 181 *Applied Music (.5)