NVCC 1997-1998 Catalog
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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.

Recommended Preparation: An interview by 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.

First Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ENG111College Composition I3
   MUSApplied Music (major)2
MUSApplied Music (minor)1
   MUS111Music Theory I4
PED116Lifetime Fitness & Wellness1
___Social Science Elective3
   ENG112College Composition II 3
   MTH151Math for the Liberal Arts I 3
   MUSApplied Music (major) 2
MUSApplied Music (minor) 1
   MUSChorus/Band/Orchestra/Ensemble 1
   MUS112Music Theory II 4
___Social Science Elective 3

Total Credits/Semester1618

Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ___General Elective3
   MUSApplied Music (major)2
MUSApplied Music (minor)1
   MUS211Advanced Music Theory I4
   MUS221History of Music I3
___Humanities Elective 3
   MUSApplied Music (major) 2
MUSApplied Music (minor) 1
   MUSChorus/Band/Orchestra/Ensemble 1
   MUS212Advanced Music Theory II 4
   MUS222History of Music II 3
   SPD110Intro. to Speech Communication 3

Total Credits/Semester1417

Total credits for the A.A.A. Degree in Music = 65.

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 220, 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 Social science courses may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology).

4 200-level literature or humanities.

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