Sep 17, 2019  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2010-2011 
    
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2010-2011 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Fine & Performing Arts Concentration– Music Option


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Associate in Arts, Liberal Arts and Sciences

Bedford Campus - Day

Program Description:

Students in the Fine and Performing Arts Concentration Music Option Associate in Arts, Liberal Arts and Sciences degree program are prepared for transfer to a college, university or conservatory. Students are introduced to the interdisciplinary nature of music, in conjunction with a well-rounded liberal arts and science curriculum. Students acquire basic music skills, in both theory and performance, knowledge about a variety of musical styles through the survey courses, and performing experience through the student recitals in the college concert series. This program qualifies for MassTransfer, which guarantees credit transfer to Massachusetts state colleges and the University of Massachusetts.

Career and Transfer Outlook:

Most students in the Music Option continue their studies toward a bachelor’s degree program. Students should check the requirements of the transfer institution and meet with career and academic/transfer counselors at MCC for specific program planning.

Helpful Hints:

Students interested in skill acquisition should look at the Performing Arts concentration (Music Option) in Liberal Studies.

It is strongly recommended that students begin their educational career at Middlesex with foundation-level courses in English and math, along with one or two program requirements.

Program Outcomes:

Students in the Fine and Performing Arts Concentration, Music Option program will achieve the learning outcomes of the Liberal Arts and Sciences degree. Additionally, graduates are prepared to:

  • Demonstrate basic music skills in both music theory and performance;
  • Make use of music technology;
  • Be knowledgeable about a variety of musical styles;
  • Demonstrate performing experience through participation in student recitals in the college concert series.

Required Courses


Total Credits: 61-64


**If math, must be MAT 100 or above
♦ Fulfills the Core Curriculum

Special Requirements for Liberal Arts & Sciences-Fine & Performing Arts: *Must be from one of the following; MAT 120, MAT 177, MAT 180, MAT 185, MAT 189, MAT 190, MAT 250, MAT 270, MAT 271, MAT 290, MAT 291. Additional coursework may be required based on college placement testing. MAT 060, MAT 065, MAT 070, MAT 075, MAT 077 and MAT 080 will not satisfy any requirement in this program. Students are urged to meet with their academic advisor for proper course sequencing.

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