Why major in Music? The program allows students to complete the equivalent of the first two years of a four-year program in music. Completion of this program is the first step toward gaining a position such as teacher, supervisor, or director of choral, instrumental, and/or theater production programs within middle schools, junior high, and senior high schools, as well as in choral and instrumental organizations. Numerous full-time teaching positions exist in public and private schools for music education majors. If I major in Music, can I transfer to an upper-division college or university? The Associate in Science degree in Music prepares you to transfer to upper-division colleges and universities to pursue a bachelor’s degree. Four-year colleges and universities require all music majors and minors to pass an audition. Upon completion of this program, graduates will be able to: Demonstrate the development of musical performance skills commensurate to their level of experience; Utilize critical writing skills to critique musical performance; Create and analyze musical compositions to demonstrate mastery of fundamental principles of music theory; Demonstrate an aural application of music theory; and Demonstrate a vocal or keyboard application of music theory.
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