|NVCC 1998-1999 Catalog|
|Music Specialization AL, AN, LO|
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Purpose: The Associate in Arts degree with a specialization in Music may be used by students who wish to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete the Bachelor of Arts degree. Since some colleges prefer the A.A.A. in Music, students should first consult transfer institution for their recommendation.
Transfer Information: Students are advised to work closely with the faculty and counseling staff for program and course scheduling. Electives should be chosen carefully to meet requirements of transfer institution. The responsibility for proper course selection rests with the student.
Special Curriculum Completion Requirements: Applied music students: Tuition fees are payable to the College. Studio charges are payable to applied music instructors. Piano proficiency skills are required of all Music majors.
Total credits for the A.A. Degree in Liberal Arts with a Specialization in Music = 62.
1 Students completing the A.A. in Liberal Arts must demonstrate intermediate college-level (201-202) proficiency in a language other than English. The 201-202 courses require a prerequisite proficiency equivalent to the 101-102 sequence in the language. Placement testing determines initial foreign language level. Students completing 101-102 foreign language may use those credits to meet general elective requirements. Waivers or credit by exam (through CLEP) for previous experience is available for some languages. Students whose native language is not English may substitute general electives for foreign language.
2 Any higher mathematics course with a computer component may be substituted, see transfer requirements.
3 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.
4 HIS 101-102 or HIS 121-122 are recommended. Other social science courses may be substituted depending on the requirements of transfer institutions.
5 Any 200-level literature course with an ENG prefix satisfies this requirement.
6 The natural science elective may be selected from biology, chemistry, geology, natural science, or physics with a lab component.
7 The social science elective may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology).
8 Any humanities course (ART, HUM, MUS, PHI, REL, SPD, or foreign language) or 200-level literature (ENG) course satisfies this requirement. Select an elective that fulfills the requirement of the institution to which transfer is contemplated. Some transfer institutions require six credits of sophomore literature.
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