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University Transfer Degree

University Transfer Degree Information:
This degree program is designed for students planning to transfer to baccalaureate colleges and universities. Transfer credit varies among
colleges. Students should consult either the college catalog or a transfer counselor at the specific college/university to which they plan to
transfer and the signed transfer agreement or the current transfer planning guide posted at to select courses that
will meet requirements for both the associate and baccalaureate degree programs.


Program Description:
This program is designed to create a solid musical foundation in our students enabling them to transfer into four-year colleges and universities to pursue a 
baccalaureate degree in music. The program is also an appropriate course of study for individuals preparing for one of the many careers in music which do
not require a baccalaureate degree or for personal enrichment. Skill enhancement and depth are provided by course work in applied music performance 
ensembles, music theory, music literature, keyboard, computer music composition, and private lessons. Students have the opportunity to broaden the
 scope of their classroom education by participation in performance groups including the Concert Choir, Show Choir, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Orchestra, 
and chamber ensembles. The music degree program is supported by a substantial performing arts facility which includes a music recording studio, practice 
rooms, a MIDI keyboard laboratory, and choral and instrumental rehearsal halls. Most music programs are presented at the state-of-the-art Van Trease
Performing Arts Center for Education.

Degree Awarded: Associate in Arts


For More Information Contact:

Performing Arts Division: Southeast: (918) 595-7752
TCC Music Office: Southeast: (918) 595-8698


General Education Requirements Credit Hours: 28

English 6 hours
*ENGL 1113 Composition I
*ENGL 1213 Composition II


Humanities 6 Hours
See the General Education Requirements page for the course list.


Mathematics 3 hours
See the General Education Requirements page for the course list.


Science 7 hours
See the General Education Requirements page for the course list.
One course must be a laboratory science (L).


Social Science 6 hours
POLS 1113 American Federal Government
and select one course from the following:
HIST 1483 U.S. History 1492 to Civil War Era
HIST 1493 U.S. History Civil War Era to Present


Specialized Course Requirements Credit Hours: 35-43


MUSC 1030 Recital Class
A music major is required to have four semesters of transcripted Recital Class.


Performance Ensemble 4 hours
A Music major must enroll in at least one of these each 16- week term. Substitutions may be made only with Dean’s approval.
*MUSC 1541 Orchestra
MUSC 1551 Concert Choir
*MUSC 1651 Concert Band


Applied Music Lessons on Primary Instrument 8 hours
** MUSC 1200-1490 Private Lessons
** MUSC 2200-2240 Private Lessons


Piano 0-8 hours
A music major must be proficient in or enrolled in:

MUSC 1612 Class Piano I
*MUSC 1622 Class Piano II
*MUSC 1632 Class Piano III
*MUSC 1642 Class Piano IV


Theory & History 23 hours
*MUSC 1013 Music Theory I
*MUSC 1023 Music Theory II
*MUSC 1062 Aural Theory I
*MUSC 1072 Aural Theory II
*MUSC 2013 Music Theory III
*MUSC 2023 Music Theory IV

*MUSC 2062 Aural Theory III
*MUSC 2072 Aural Theory IV
*MUSC 2133 Introduction to History and Literature of Music


Additional Recommended Courses
(Not required for degree)
MUSC 1002 Fundamentals of Music
MUSC 1053 Recording Studio Techniques I
MUSC 1113 Music Appreciation
*MUSC 1142 Computer Music Techniques I
MUSC 1153 American Popular Music
MUSC 1171 Beginning Guitar
MUSC 1181 Percussion Class
MUSC 1512 Voice Class
*MUSC 1563 Musical Theatre
*MUSC 1661 Jazz Band
*MUSC 1711 Brass Ensemble
*MUSC 1721 Woodwind Ensemble
*MUSC 1731 Guitar Ensemble
*MUSC 1761 String Ensemble
*MUSC 1771 Percussion Ensemble
*MUSC 1781 Chamber Ensemble
*MUSC 1791 Jazz Combo
MUSC 1802 Jazz Improvisation
MUSC 2161 Cello Choir
*MUSC 2181 Show Choir
*MUSC 2223 Recording Studio Techniques II
*MUSC 2333 Music Internship


Total Credit Hours: 63-71
*Course has prerequisite (See course description section of catalog).
To receive an A.A. or A.S. Degree, students must demonstrate computer proficiency.
** Music majors at four-year colleges/universities are required to take 2 credit hours of private instruction per 16-week term.
Scholarships may be available. Please contact the music office at 595-8698.


General education requirements can be found at: