Degree Type:Associate of Arts Degree
Minimum Total Credit Hours to Complete:
- Transfer Degree
This program results in the Associate of Arts degree in Visual and Performing Arts - Music Specialization, which prepares you for transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor's degree. PVCC has guaranteed transfer agreements with top colleges and universities that guarantee admission to PVCC graduates who meet specific academic transfer criteria. This program also serves the needs of artists who wish to improve their skills and broaden their knowledge in the fine arts.
Jobs this program prepares you for:
- Instrument Tuner
- Music Teacher
- Musical Director
Additional Program Information:
Students entering all transfer degree programs are required to take one Writing Intensive Course in order to graduate. The Writing Intensive Course prerequisites are ENG 111 and ENG 112. Approved Writing Intensive Courses (sections MUST be specified): ENG 242, ENG 253, ENG 243, HUM 201/202, PHI 100, HIS 101, SOC 200, ART 101, CHM 242, CHM 244, CHM 260, BIO 256, ITE 182.
- Foreign Language Elective: Students may test for advanced placement into the second year of some foreign languages. However, if a student places out of a level of foreign language, the student does not earn college credit for that particular level.
- List of courses that fulfill the requirement for Humanities, Social Science, Mathematics, and Science w/Laboratory Electives can be found in the Music Degree Requirements.
- Foreign Language or Elective: Students should complete up to eight semester hours of Applied Music, which can include chorus and ensemble. Foundation courses for music are MUS 111-112 and applied music courses. Students who wish to transfer to the University of Virginia or the College of William and Mary need to take a foreign language through the 202 level.
Printable Music Degree Requirements.