|NVCC 2000-2001 Catalog|
|Associate in Applied Arts Degree AL, AN, LO|
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Purpose: The Associate in Applied Arts degree curriculum is designed for students who seek employment in the performing arts field. The degree offers a major in Music and a specialization in Jazz/Popular Music. Each program has a common first year.
Transfer Information: The A.A.A. degree may also be accepted for transfer by some senior colleges and universities. NVCC has a formal articulation agreement for the A.A.A. degree in Music to transfer into George Mason University's Bachelor of Music degree with Education and Performance concentrations. See the current NVCC/GMU Bachelor of Music transfer sheet for more information. Students wishing to use the degree for transfer to other four-year institutions should consult with a counselor or faculty advisor regarding the transfer requirements of the institution of their choice.
Recommended Preparation: An interview with the music faculty may be required before beginning the program.
Special Curriculum Completion Requirements: Applied music students: Tuition fees are payable to the College. Studio charges are payable to applied music instructors. Applied proficiency requirements must be met in order for students to advance to the 200-level of applied music courses. Piano proficiency skills are required of all Music majors.
Total credits for the A.A.A. Degree in Music = 65.
To graduate from a degree program, students entering NVCC Fall 1999 or later must demonstrate computer competency skills as described in the Degree Requirements section of the Instructional Programs of this catalog.
1 Class instruction such as Class Voice or Class Piano may be substituted.
2 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK 205, 207, 208, 216, or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.
3 The social science elective may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology).
4 200-level literature or humanities course (art, humanities, music, philosophy, religion, speech and drama or foreign languages).
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