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Associate of Music Pathway (AM)

TACOMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

ASSOCIATE OF MUSIC (AM) DEGREE

2016-2017 Guided Pathway

 

YEAR 1, QUARTER 1 (18 credit hours)

Course 1: Major Course & Humanities Distribution requirement (5 of 15 credits)

Course 2: Major Course - Studio Lesson required for Associate of Music (AM) degree (1 of 3 credits) –SELECT 1

  • MUSC 131 Applied Lessons Strings 1
  • MUSC 132 Applied Lessons Brass 1
  • MUSC 133 Applied Lessons Woodwind 1
  • MUSC 134 Applied Lessons Percussion 1
  • MUSC 135 Applied Lessons Keyboard 1
  • MUSC 136 Applied Lessons Voice 1

Course 3: Major Course - Music Performance Ensemble required for AM degree (2 of 12 credits) – SELECT 1

Course 4: Written Communication Skills Requirement (5 of 10 credits)

  • ENGL& 101 English Composition I

Course 5: Quantitative Skill Requirement (5 of 5 credits) – SELECT 1

YEAR 1, QUARTER 2 (18 credit hours)

Course 1: Major Course & Humanities Distribution requirement (5 of 15 credits)

Course 2: Major Course - Studio Lesson required for Associate of Music (AM) degree (1 of 3 credits) –SELECT 1

  • MUSC 131 Applied Lessons Strings 1
  • MUSC 132 Applied Lessons Brass 1
  • MUSC 133 Applied Lessons Woodwind 1
  • MUSC 134 Applied Lessons Percussion 1
  • MUSC 135 Applied Lessons Keyboard 1
  • MUSC 136 Applied Lessons Voice 1

Course 3: Major Course - Music Performance Ensemble required for AM degree (2 of 12 credits) – SELECT 1

Course 4: Written Communication Skills Requirement (5 of 10 credits)

Course 5: Social Science Distribution Requirement (5 of 15 credits)

YEAR 1, QUARTER 3 (18 credit hours)

Course 1: Major Course & Humanities Distribution requirement (5 of 15 credits)

Course 2: Major Course - Studio Lesson required for Associate of Music (AM) degree (1 of 3 credits) –SELECT 1

  • MUSC 131 Applied Lessons Strings 1
  • MUSC 132 Applied Lessons Brass 1
  • MUSC 133 Applied Lessons Woodwind 1
  • MUSC 134 Applied Lessons Percussion 1
  • MUSC 135 Applied Lessons Keyboard 1
  • MUSC 136 Applied Lessons Voice 1

Course 3: Major Course - Music Performance Ensemble required for AM degree (2 of 12 credits) – SELECT 1

Course 4: Natural Science Distribution Requirement (5 of 10 credits)

Course 5: Social Science Distribution Requirement (5 of 15 credits)

SUMMER QUARTER – OPTIONAL

Course 1: College-Level Electives

  • A major or college level elective, such as in conjunction with study abroad.

 

 

YEAR 2, QUARTER 1 (20 credit hours)

Course 1: Major Course & Additional Music Theory requirement for AM degree (5 of 20 credits)

  • MUSC& 241 Music Theory I

Course 2: Major Course - Studio Lesson required for Associate of Music (AM) degree (1 of 3 credits) –SELECT 1

  • MUSC 231 Applied Lessons Strings 2
  • MUSC 232 Applied Lessons Brass 2
  • MUSC 233 Applied Lessons Woodwind 2
  • MUSC 234 Applied Lessons Percussion 2
  • MUSC 235 Applied Lessons Keyboard 2
  • MUSC 236 Applied Lessons Voice 2

Course 3: Major Course - Music Performance Ensemble required for AM degree (2 of 12 credits) – SELECT 1

Course 4: Major Course - Piano Proficiency requirement for AM degree (2 of 6 credits) – SELECT 1

Course 5: Humanities Distribution requirement (5 of 15 credits)

Note: Most bachelor degrees have a foreign language requirement of min. two courses. Check the requirements of your bachelor program and university or see: World Language Requirements in Nearby Colleges.

Course 6: Natural Science Distribution Requirement (5 of 15 credits)

YEAR 2, QUARTER 2 (20 credit hours)

Course 1: Major Course & Additional Music Theory required for AM degree (5 of 20 credits)

  • MUSC& 242 Music Theory II

Course 2: Major Course - Studio Lesson required for Associate of Music (AM) degree (1 of 3 credits) – SELECT 1

MUSC 231 Applied Lessons Strings 2

  • MUSC 232 Applied Lessons Brass 2
  • MUSC 233 Applied Lessons Woodwind 2
  • MUSC 234 Applied Lessons Percussion 2
  • MUSC 235 Applied Lessons Keyboard 2
  • MUSC 236 Applied Lessons Voice 2

Course 3: Major Course - Music Performance Ensemble required for AM degree (2 of 12 credits) – SELECT 1

Course 4: Major Course - Piano Proficiency required for AM degree (2 of 6 credits) – SELECT 1

Course 5: Multicultural Distribution Requirement (5 of 5 credits) – SELECT 1 (Art or Foreign Language)

Note: Most bachelor degrees have a foreign language requirement of min. two courses. Check the requirements of your bachelor program and university or see: World Language Requirements in Nearby Colleges.

Course 6: Natural Science Distribution Requirement (5 of 15 credits)

YEAR 2, QUARTER 3 (20 credit hours)

Course 1: Major Course & Additional Music Theory required for AM degree (5 of 20 credits)

  • MUSC& 243 Music Theory III

Course 2: Major Course - Studio Lesson required for Associate of Music (AM) degree (1 of 3 credits) – SELECT 1

MUSC 231 Applied Lessons Strings 2

  • MUSC 232 Applied Lessons Brass 2
  • MUSC 233 Applied Lessons Woodwind 2
  • MUSC 234 Applied Lessons Percussion 2
  • MUSC 235 Applied Lessons Keyboard 2
  • MUSC 236 Applied Lessons Voice 2

Course 3: Major Course - Music Performance Ensemble required for AM degree (2 of 12 credits) – SELECT 1

Course 4: Major Course - Piano Proficiency required for AM degree (2 of 6 credits) – SELECT 1

Course 5: Multicultural Distribution Requirement (5 of 5 credits) – SELECT 1 (Art or Foreign Language)

Note: Most bachelor degrees have a foreign language requirement of min. two courses. Check the requirements of your bachelor program and university or see: World Language Requirements in Nearby Colleges.

Course 6: Social Science Distribution Requirement (5 of 15 credits)

 

Contact and Advisor Information:

Music Program Chair: Dr. John Falskow

Music Faculty Advisor Team: Dr. John Falskow and Dr. Anne Lyman

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