Curriculum Guides 2004-2005
(Fall 2004, Spring 2005, Summer 2005)

These curriculum guides are based on the Ohlone College 2004-2005 degree requirements. Students who will be graduating using a different catalog for their degree requirements should see a counselor and/or refer to the appropriate Ohlone College Catalog (view Ohlone's Catalog Rights Policy). All students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to review degree requirements and/or have questions answered.

AA Degree: Transfer Major

The Associate Degree in Music offered by Ohlone College is designed to prepare students for studying Music at most universities. While the Core courses required in the Associate of Arts Degree in Music will fulfill the lower division major requirements at most universities, students are advised to meet with their counselor to assess the course requirements for specific universities. This program will enable students to develop a strong foundation in music.

Requirements for AA Degree:

  1. Complete the Major Field courses with a 2.0 grade point average.
  2. Complete Plan A, B, or C General Education requirements. These are specified in the Ohlone College Catalog.
  3. Complete at least 60 degree-applicable units with a 2.0 grade point average.
  4. Complete at least 12 units at Ohlone College.

Major Field

Major Field Courses
Number Title Units
MUS-110A Music Theory and Harmony 3
MUS-110B Harmony 3
MUS-110C Advanced Harmony 3
MUS-110D Advanced Harmony 3
MUS-111A Musicianship 1
MUS-111B Musicianship 1
MUS-111C Advanced Musicianship 1
MUS-111D Advanced Musicianship 1
MUS-160A Beginning Class Piano 1
MUS-160B Class Piano 1
MUS-160C Class Piano 1
MUS-160D Class Piano 1

Select one of the following courses: 3 units

Major Field Courses
Number Title Units
MUS-101 Introduction to Music—Western Classical Music OR (3)
MUS-102 Introduction to World Music OR (3)
MUS-104 Music of World Cultures OR (3)
MUS-120A History of Trends in Music Literature OR (3)
MUS-120B History of Trends in Music Literature (3)

Emphasis Courses

Complete one of the following series (6-8 units):

Vocal Track
Number Title Units
Complete 6-8 units from the following:
MUS-162A-D Class Voice 4
MUS-166A-B Applied Music 2
MUS-355, 356, 358, 367, 368, 394 Choral Ensembles 2
Instrumental Track
Number Title Units
Complete 6 units from the following:
MUS-163A-D Woodwind Instruments 4
MUS-164A-B Brass Instruments 4
MUS-165A-D Percussion Instruments 4
MUS-166A-B Applied Music 2
MUS-350, 352, 370, 371, 374 Instrumental Performing Group 1-3
Composition Track
Number Title Units
MUS-112A Recording with Pro Tools 3
Complete 3 units from the following:
MUS-112B Pro Tools and MIDI 3
MUS-113 Studio Recording 3
MUS-114 Create a CD 2
MUS-116 Sound Reinforcement/Live Recording 3

Total Required Units: 29-31

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