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Overview

The Associate degree in Music equips students to use musicianship skills in a variety of ways. It also provides a two-year degree option to students who are interested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Worship Ministry, Musical Arts, or Music Education.

After acceptance to the University, the student will be sent a link to the application for the School of Communication and Creative Arts. Students interested in this program must complete this SCCA application and perform an audition for the faculty of the School of Communication and Creative Arts on their primary instrument. Under no circumstances will a student be admitted to the degree program without performing a live audition for the faculty. See below for audition information.

During registration, all applicants (including transfer students) must complete the Music Reading Diagnostic Examination (MRDE) administered by the Communication and Creative Arts faculty.

All students must choose a primary instrument they wish to study. Options are voice, piano, and guitar. Students then choose a secondary instrument of study; options are voice, piano, and guitar.

Audition information:

All students who wish to enter this degree program must perform an audition for the faculty of the School of Communication and Creative Arts on their primary instrument.

Students Enrolling Spring Semester, 2020:
Contact Don Trentham for an appointment.

Students Enrolling Fall Semester, 2020
Friday, Feb. 28 (Preview Day)
Friday, March 13 (Preview Day)
Friday, April 3 (Spring Retreat)
Royal Welcome Days I (June – TBA)
Royal Welcome Days II (July – TBA)

International students or domestic students with circumstances that prevent them from traveling to campus to audition during any of the indicated days must notify the appropriate program director to alert them of the situation. The program director will work with each of these students on an individual basis to schedule an audition.

If you have additional questions, contact Don Trentham or review the academic catalog.

Don Trentham
Program Director

Dept Contact

Concentrations

This degree does not include any concentrations.

Curriculum

Courses may include:

• Music Theory Lab
• Voice, Piano, or Guitar
• Music History and Literature
• University Choir

Careers

Graduates may pursue a variety of career paths in music. Graduates may also choose to pursue further studies toward a bachelor’s degree in Musical Arts, Worship Ministry, or Music Education.

Degree

Overview

The Associate degree in Music equips students to use musicianship skills in a variety of ways. It also provides a two-year degree option to students who are interested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Worship Ministry, Musical Arts, or Music Education.

After acceptance to the University, the student will be sent a link to the application for the School of Communication and Creative Arts. Students interested in this program must complete this SCCA application and perform an audition for the faculty of the School of Communication and Creative Arts on their primary instrument. Under no circumstances will a student be admitted to the degree program without performing a live audition for the faculty. See below for audition information.

During registration, all applicants (including transfer students) must complete the Music Reading Diagnostic Examination (MRDE) administered by the Communication and Creative Arts faculty.

All students must choose a primary instrument they wish to study. Options are voice and piano. Students then choose a secondary instrument of study; options are voice, piano, and guitar.

Audition information:

All students who wish to enter this degree program must perform an audition for the faculty of the School of Communication and Creative Arts on their primary instrument.

2019 fall audition dates: October 11, November 8
2020 spring audition dates: March 13, April 24

International students or domestic students with circumstances that prevent them from traveling to campus to audition during any of the indicated days must notify the appropriate program director to alert them of the situation. The program director will work with each of these students on an individual basis to schedule an audition.

For additional questions, contact Dr. Reyes.

Dr. Ruth Reyes
Program Director

Dept Contact

Concentrations

This degree does not include any concentrations.

Curriculum

Courses may include:

• Music Theory Lab
• Voice, Piano, or Guitar
• Music History and Literature
• University Choir

 

Careers

Graduates may pursue a variety of career paths in music. Graduates may also choose to pursue further studies toward a bachelor’s degree in Musical Arts, Worship Ministry, or Music Education.