The music certificate curriculum consists of music courses that are required in music major programs at professionally accredited colleges, universities, and conservatories. It is intended for students who wish to transfer to these institutions.
Students would be advised to take approximately 30 additional credits chosen to match the first two years of the program into which they plan to transfer.
Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:
- Demonstrate a conceptual understanding of music theory from basic notation and ear training through part writing and macroanalysis at the sophomore level.
- Identify musical periods and styles from the Middle Ages to the present.
- Demonstrate a level of proficiency in music performance/evaluation for transfer to a four-year program in music or for work in a variety of music-related careers.
Meet with your academic advisor regularly to discuss your academic plans.
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