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Guided Pathways

Guided Pathways

Music emphasis, AA Liberal Arts & Sciences, A8990

Program: A8990
Looking for guidance? A counselor can help.This Guided Pathways for Success (GPS) is a suggested sequence of coursework needed for program completion. It is not an official educational plan. Schedule an appointment with a counselor or advisor as soon as possible to create an individualized Mountie Academic Plan (MAP) specific to your goals and needs.
Suggested Sequence of Coursework
Fall Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
ENGL 1A Freshman Composition 4.0
AA/S LIFE Area E Lifelong Undrstg Course 3.0
MUS 2 Music Theory 4.0
MUS 5A (and) Musicianship
MUS 34 Women's Vocal Ensemble 1.5
MUS 48 (or) Men's Vocal Ensemble
MUS 27 (or) Chamber Music
MUS 31 (or) Concert Choir
MUS 39 (or) Laboratory Band
MUS 45 Chamber Singers 0.0
MUS 47 (or) Jazz Ensemble
MUS 49 (or) Wind Ensemble
MUS 50 (or) Jazz Improv and Choir
Total:   12.5
Audition required for MUS 27-MUS 50 (1.5-2 units) MUS 27-MUS 50 3-5 units required for degree MUS 34 & 48, audition the first week of class
Winter Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
SPCH 1A Public Speaking 4.0
Total:   4.0
Spring Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
AA/S MATH Meet AA/AS Math Comptcy Req 5.0
AA/S USHIS Area D-1 Hist/Pol Sc Course 3.0
MUS 16 Individual Instruction 0.5
MUS 3A Harmony - Diatonic 4.0
MUS 5B (and) Musicianship
Total:   12.5
MUS 16 Admission by audition Repeat MUS 27-MUS 50 3-5 units required for degree
Summer Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
MUS 11A Music Literature Survey 3.0
AA/S KINES Phys Ed (KIN) Activity Course 0.5
Total:   3.5
Fall Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
AA/S SCNCE Area B-1 or B-2 Science Course 3.0
AA/S BEHAV Area D-2 Elective Course 3.0
AA/S HUM Area C-2 Humanities Course 4.0
MUS 17A Elementary Piano 1.0
MUS 17B (or) Intermediate Piano
MUS 18 (or) Advanced Piano
Total:   11.0
MUS 17A, MUS 17B, MUS 18 repeat to reach 2 units Repeat MUS 27-MUS 50 3-5 units required for degree
Winter Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
MUS 22 Conducting 1.5
AA/S ELECT Degree Appl Course (Elective) 3.0
Total:   4.5
MUS 22 Admission by audition
Spring Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
AA/S ELECT Degree Appl Course (Elective) 3.0
Total:   3.0
AA/S ELECT required to reach 60 degree applicable MUS 11B, MUS 16 &/or MUS 9 electives to reach 60 degree applicable units for degree
Program Notes

Music Department:  www.mtsac.edu/music
Building 2M-103
(909) 274-4235

Ensembles at Mt. SAC include: https://www.mtsac.edu/music/ensembles/index.html
Instrumental Music (Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Brass Choir & Jazz Band)
Choral Music (Chamber Singers, Concert Choir, Singcopation, Frontline & Fermat Nowhere)

Audition & Scholarship Information: https://www.mtsac.edu/music/audition_info/index.html
MUS 27-Chamber Music
MUS 31-Concert Choir
MUS 34-Women’s Vocal Ensemble (1st week of class)
MUS 39-Laboratory Band
MUS 45-Chamber Singers
MUS 47-Jazz Ensemble
MUS 48-Men’s Vocal Ensemble (1st week of class)
MUS 49-Wind Ensemble
MUS 50- Jazz Improvisation and Performance Choir

Counselor Liaison to Music Majors:
Silver Calzada, Counselor, scalzada@mtsac.edu

 

Degree requirements include reading competency. This requirement is met by attaining eligibility for READ 100 or by completing READ 90.  Complete the online Assessment Questionnaire (AQ) at https://www.mtsac.edu/assessment/aq/   

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Total number of Units
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