Music Performance

A.S. Degree - Transfer Program
Revised Program

This course of study is recommended for students who plan to transfer and earn the baccalaureate degree with a major in music. It provides basic preparation for a career in music. In the program, a balance is maintained between courses dealing with general musical knowledge and those courses designed to develop a particular music skill. A variety of performing organizations provide students with ensemble experience and with opportunities for public performances. Students will also be required to take a minimum of 15 one-hour lessons each semester. The cost of lessons is not included in MCC tuition. Recommended Preparation: Students who plan to complete this course of study in two years should have experience in vocal or instrumental performance and reading music. Entering students must prepare two contrasting pieces for a music area audition. To find out about audition dates, please contact the department secretary at 292-2047.

(Housed in the Visual and Performing Arts Department)

Distribution RequirementsCredit Hours
FIRST SEMESTER: 17 Credit Hours
ENG 101 College Composition OR
ENG 200 Advanced Composition
3
MUS 109 Music Theory I4
MUS 126 Applied Piano Minor I1
MUS 151 Private Lessons/Perform Class 2
MAJOR PERFORMING ORGANIZATION** 1
MUS 159 Aural Skills I 1
PHYSICAL/HEALTH EDUCATION 2
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE (AMERICAN HISTORY, OTHER WORLD CIVILIZATIONS OR SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE) SOCIAL ELECTIVE3
Total 17
SECOND SEMESTER: 15 Credit Hours
MUS 110 Music Theory II 4
MUS 127 Applied Piano Minor II 1
MUS 151 Private Lessons/Perform Class 2
MAJOR PERFORMING ORGANIZATION** 1
MUS 160 Aural Skills II 1
MATHEMATICS ELECTIVE (MTH 150 or higher)3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE+3
Total 15
THIRD SEMESTER: 15 Credit Hours
LITERATURE ELECTIVE 3
MUS 201 History of Music I 3
MUS 151 Private Lessons/Perform Class 2
MUS 226 Applied Piano Minor III 1
MUS 209 Music Theory III4
MUS 259 Aural Skills III1
MAJOR PERFORMING ORGANIZATION** 1
Total 15
FOURTH SEMESTER: 15 Credit Hours
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION NATURAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE3
MUS 151 Private Lessons/Perform Class2
MAJOR PERFORMING ORGANIZATION**1
MUS 210 Music Theory IV4
MUS 202 History of Music II3
MUS 227 Applied Piano Minor IV1
MUS 260 Aural Skills IV 1
Total15
TOTAL CREDITS62

Students should be aware of the course requirements of the college to which they plan to transfer.

* A minimum of 15 lessons are required per semester. Cost of lessons is not included in MCC tuition.
** Major Performing Organization include: MUS 104, MUS 105, MUS 108, MUS 114, MUS 115, MUS 140, MUS 141, MUS 142, MUS 145, MUS 146, MUS 161.
+ Select any course from any area in the SUNY General Education Course Plan.
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