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2016-2017 Catalog


Code: F_AA_AA_MUSD

Campus: Boulder County Campus, Larimer Campus, Westminster Campus, and Online Learning

Music - A.A.

Degree Requirements

PLEASE NOTE: The degree track in Music with Secondary Teaching Licensure have different requirements and are not included in this agreement. Please refer to this agreement’s cover page for the name of the Bachelor’s degree at the four-year institution to which this agreement applies.

General Education Requirements

Written Communication

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENG 121English Composition I

3

ENG 122English Composition II

3

Total Credit Hours:6

Students may also complete ENG 122 and a gtPathways approved CO3 course

Mathematics

Select one gtPathways Mathematics course (GT-MA1), prefer MAT 120: Mathematics for the Liberal Arts.

Total Credit Hours:3

Arts and Humanities

Course NumberTitleCredits
MUS 121Music History Medieval to Classical

3

MUS 122Music History Romantic to Present

3

Total Credit Hours:6

History

Select one gtPathways course (GT-HI1)

Total Credit Hours:3

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Select two gtPathways Social and Behavioral Sciences courses (GT-SS1, GT-SS2, or GT-SS3)

Total Credit Hours:6

CSU-Ft. Collins requires that one of these courses be PSY 101 – General Psychology I.

Natural and Physical Sciences

Select two gtPathways Natural & Physical Sciences courses (GT-SC1, GT-SC2). One of these courses must have the required laboratory (GT-SC1).

Total Credit Hours:7

Additional Required Courses

Please note: if these credits are not required for the major at a receiving 4-year institution, they will be applied to the Bachelor’s degree as elective credit towards graduation. Please check with the receiving institution to determine in which way these courses will be applied.

Course NumberTitleCredits
MUS 110Music Theory I

3

MUS 111Music Theory II

3

MUS 210Music Theory III

3

MUS 211Music Theory IV

3

MUS 112Ear Training/Sight-Singing I Lab

1

MUS 113Ear Training/Sight-Singing II Lab

1

MUS 212Advanced Ear Training/Sight-Singing I Lab

1

MUS 213Advanced Ear Training/Sight-Singing II Lab

1

MUS 151Ensemble I (Orchestra, Chamber Music, Chamber Choir, Vocal Jazz, Jazz Combo)

1

MUS 152Ensemble II (Orchestra, Chamber Music, Chamber Choir, Vocal Jazz, Jazz Combo)

1

MUS 251Ensemble I

1

MUS 252Ensemble II

1

MUS 141Private Instruction I

1-2

MUS 142Private Instruction II

1-2

MUS 241Private Instruction I

1-2

MUS 242Private Instruction II

1-2

MUS 131Music Class I (Guitar, Piano or Voice)

2

Total Credit Hours:26

Electives

  • Select 3 credits from any Music (MUS) Electives or from the approved list of electives.  Log into eWOLF to see elective requirements in DegreeCheck.
  • Selection of elective credits should be done with a Front Range advisor and your intended transfer institution.
Total Credit Hours:3

Participating Colorado Public Four-Year Institutions of Higher Education

  • Adams State University [B.A. Music; Liberal Arts emphasis]
  • Colorado Mesa University [B.A. Music]
  • Colorado State University-Ft Collins [B.A. Music]
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo [B.A. Music]
  • Fort Lewis College [B.A. Music; General Studies Music option]
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver [B.A. Music]
  • University of Colorado Boulder [B.A. Music]
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs [B.A. Visual & Performing Arts; Music option]
  • University of Northern Colorado [B.A. Music]
  • Western State Colorado University [B.A. Music]

The receiving institutions listed above in this agreement will accept all applicable credits earned within ten years of transfer to the receiving institution. Credits earned more than ten years earlier will be evaluated on a course-by-course basis.

Total Credit Hours: 60