Apr 22, 2019  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2010-2011 
    
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2010-2011 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Performing Arts – Music Option


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Associate in Science, Liberal Studies

Bedford Campus and Lowell Campus - Day - Starts Fall or Spring

Program Description:

Students in the Performing Arts Associate in Science, Liberal Studies program focus on skill acquisition and may choose to transfer to specialized bachelor’s degree programs or nonacademic programs. Students select an option to help define their preferred curricula and to guarantee a solid foundation in the performing arts. The Performing Arts Concentration is also appropriate for students seeking a terminal degree. In the Music Option, 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.

Career and Transfer Outlook:

The Performing Arts Music Option prepares students for transfer to specialized bachelor’s degree programs or nonacademic programs, as well as enabling those who do not wish to transfer to concentrate in music. If transferring, 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 transferring to a bachelor’s degree program should look at the Fine and Performing Arts Music Option in Liberal Arts and Sciences.

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 Performing Arts Music Option program will achieve the learning outcomes of the Liberal Studies 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: 60-61


* Must be above MAT 070
**If math, must be above MAT 070
♦ Fulfills the Core Curriculum

Note: It is essential for students to work closely with their academic advisor for proper course sequencing. Additional coursework may be required based on college placement testing. The following courses will not satisfy any requirements for graduation: MAT 060, MAT 065, MAT 070.

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