Degrees

Certificate of Performance

Students may take the following selected courses considered necessary by the Music Department to pursuing careers in the music recording industry or in music production as a specialty within the discipline of music.

Units Courses
Courses Required for the Major:
0.5 MUSI 123 Recital Hour
3 MUSI 190 The Electronic Music Studio
3 MUSI 202 Computer Music
3 MUSI 206A Projects in Composition
3 MUSI 206B Projects in Composition
Select one course from:
4 MUSI 158A Music Theory I
4 MUSI 158B Music Theory II
4 MUSI 213A Jazz Theory for Piano I
4 MUSI 213B Jazz Theory For Piano II
4 MUSI 258A Music Theory III
4 MUSI 258B Music Theory IV
Select one course from:
1 MUSI 268A Beginning Ear Training Laboratory I
1 MUSI 268B Beginning Ear Training Laboratory II
1 MUSI 269A Advanced Ear Training Laboratory III
1 MUSI 269B Advanced Ear Training Laboratory IV
17.5 = Total Units

Students may take the following selected courses considered necessary by the Music Department to pursuing careers in the music recording industry or in music production as a specialty within the discipline of music.

Units Courses
Courses Required for the Major:
0.5 MUSI 123 Recital Hour
3 MUSI 150A Basic Musicianship
3 MUSI 190 The Electronic Music Studio
3 MUSI 201 Recording Arts
3 MUSI 202 Computer Music
Select one course from:
3 MUSI 205A Projects in Electronic Music
3 MUSI 205B Projects in Electronic Music
3 MUSI 206A Projects in Composition
3 MUSI 206B Projects in Composition
Select two units from:
2 MUSI 116A College Piano I
2 MUSI 116B College Piano II
2 MUSI 216 College Piano III
1 MUSI 132A Classical Guitar I
1 MUSI 132B Classical Guitar II
17.5 = Total Units

Students may take the following selected courses considered necessary by the Music Department to pursuing music composition as a specialty within the discipline of music. Satisfactory completion of MUSI 150A or equivalent is required as a prerequisite to enter the sequence of Music Theory courses beginning with MUSI 158A.

Units Courses
Courses Required for the Major:
0.5 MUSI 123 Recital Hour
Select three courses in sequence from:
4 MUSI 158A Music Theory I
4 MUSI 158B Music Theory II
4 MUSI 258A Music Theory III
4 MUSI 258B Music Theory IV
Select three courses in sequence from:
1 MUSI 268A Beginning Ear Training Laboratory I
1 MUSI 268B Beginning Ear Training Laboratory II
1 MUSI 269A Advanced Ear Training Laboratory III
1 MUSI 269B Advanced Ear Training Laboratory IV
Select one course from:
2 MUSI 116A College Piano I
2 MUSI 116B College Piano II
2 MUSI 216 College Piano III
17.5 = Total Units

Associate in Arts

Note: Students may design their own Associate in Arts degree by choosing the appropriate number of units from the following two lists. Music majors planning to transfer to a four-year college as juniors are strongly urged to take the Recommended Electives. See Catalog

Units Courses
Select fifteen units from the following courses:
3 MUSI 100 Introduction to Music
3 MUSI 101 Music History I: Middle Ages to Mid 18th Century
3 MUSI 102 Music History II: Mid 18th - Early 20th Century
3 MUSI 103 History of Rock Music
3 MUSI 105 Music of Our Time
3 MUSI 109 World Music
3 MUSI 110 Music for Elementary School Teachers
3 MUSI 111 Jazz - History and Development
0.5 MUSI 123 Recital Hour
3 MUSI 125 Music, The Arts, and Humanity
3 MUSI 150A Basic Musicianship
4 MUSI 158A Music Theory I
4 MUSI 158B Music Theory II
4 MUSI 213A Jazz Theory for Piano I
4 MUSI 213B Jazz Theory For Piano II
4 MUSI 258A Music Theory III
4 MUSI 258B Music Theory IV
1 MUSI 268A Beginning Ear Training Laboratory I
1 MUSI 268B Beginning Ear Training Laboratory II
1 MUSI 269A Advanced Ear Training Laboratory III
1 MUSI 269B Advanced Ear Training Laboratory IV
Select twelve units from the following courses:
2 MUSI 116A College Piano I
2 MUSI 116B College Piano II
2 MUSI 216 College Piano III
2 MUSI 120 Beginning Voice Class
2 MUSI 121 Intermediate Voice
2 - 2 MUSI 137 Singers in Ensemble
1 MUSI 132A Classical Guitar I
1 MUSI 132B Classical Guitar II
3 MUSI 190 The Electronic Music Studio
3 MUSI 201 Recording Arts
3 MUSI 202 Computer Music
3 MUSI 205A Projects in Electronic Music
3 MUSI 205B Projects in Electronic Music
3 MUSI 206A Projects in Composition
3 MUSI 206B Projects in Composition
2.5 MUSI 210A Vocal Ensemble I
2.5 MUSI 210B Vocal Ensemble II
2.5 MUSI 210C Vocal Ensemble III
2.5 MUSI 210D Vocal Ensemble IV
2 MUSI 240 Advanced Voice Class I
2 MUSI 241 Advanced Voice II
1 MUSI 250A Athletic Concert Band
1 MUSI 250B Athletic Concert Band II
1 MUSI 250C Athletic Concert Band III
1 MUSI 250D Athletic Concert Band IV
1 - 3 MUSI 252 Concert Jazz Band
1 - 3 MUSI 253A Ensembles I
1 - 3 MUSI 253B Ensembles II
1 - 3 MUSI 253C Ensembles III
1 - 3 MUSI 253D Ensembles
1 MUSI 254 Instrumental Ensemble
1 MUSI 174A Individualized Study I
1 MUSI 174B Individualized Study II
1 MUSI 174C Individualized Study III
1 MUSI 174D Individualized Study IV
1 MUSI 274A Applied Music I
1 MUSI 274B Applied Music II
1 MUSI 274C Applied Music III
1 MUSI 274D Applied Music IV
27 = Total Units
and electives as needed to meet minimum 60 units required for the degree.

Transfer Information

Students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university should complete courses required for the university major and the general education pattern required by that transfer institution. See the Mesa College catalog TRANSFER INFORMATION section. Additional courses may be required to meet university lower-division requirements.

Course requirements at the transfer institution are subject to change and may be verified by a counselor or by consulting the current university catalog. Many Baccalaureate in Arts degrees require third semester competency in a foreign language. Consult the current catalog of the transfer institution and consult with a counselor.

Please Note: This information is for informal use only! This is a converted electronic copy of the official printed college catalog. Every effort has been made to ensure this information is up to date and accurate, but the college catalog is the authoritative source.