Associate in Science
CIP Code: 50.0901
The program will prepare students to pursue transfer into music programs at baccalaureate degree granting institutions with majors in the following career areas: Music Education, Music Industry, Music Therapy and Sound Recording. This is consistent with other AS degree programs that focus on preparing students for transfer into four-year institutions.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate appropriate skill level on their applied instrument, and/or in operating appropriate music technology.
- Perform in an ensemble and demonstrate appropriate concert etiquette during a performance.
- Demonstrate an understanding of compositional techniques.
- Describe, recognize and aurally distinguish different musical styles and forms from the history of western music.
- Sight-read and perform with functional proficiency on the piano.
- Sight-sing in major and minor keys using solfeggio.
Brenda Dawe, Coordinator and Chairperson
Office: Campus Services Building, Room114B
Telephone: +1 (607) 778-5061
Students majoring in music may pursue four areas of study that will prepare them for transfer to senior institutions. These areas are: Music Education and Performance, Music Industry, Sound Engineering, and Music Therapy.
Students in this degree program are prepared to take transfer placement exams at senior institutions in the areas of written, and aural, theory and music performance, and generally achieve junior standing at baccalaureate degree granting institutions.
Students selecting music as a major are expected to be committed to a career in music and intrinsically motivated to meet high standards in: performance, aural skills, theory, and history.