Music Option—Associate in Fine Arts (AFA) Degree

Degrees in music can lead to employment in a variety of areas including performance, composing and film scoring, band or choral direction, artist management, radio programming, or recording.

MCC’s Associate in Fine Arts (AFA) – Music Option allows students to complete a significant number of fundamental music courses to be applied to a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.

Core courses in music theory, musicianship, and music history will prepare you to continue your studies in music education, performance, composition, music business, music therapy, and more. You’ll also enjoy opportunities to take private lessons from experienced musicians and participate in a variety of ensembles including the MCC Chorus or Chamber Choir, MCC Concert Band, or MCC Jazz Band.

Sample Semester 1 - Spring 15 Credit Hours

    COURSE LIST Course Ids: ENG-151#3 hrs,Select a Humanities Course#3 hrs,MUS-140#3 hrs,MUS-141#2 hrs,Select an Applied Music Course#2 hrs,Select an Ensemble Course#1 hr,MCC-101#1 hr

Sample Semester 2 - Summer 3 Credit Hours

    COURSE LIST Course Ids: Select a Social and Behavioral Science Course#3 hrs

Sample Semester 3 - Fall 17 Credit Hours

    COURSE LIST Course Ids: ENG-152#3 hrs,Select a Mathematics Course#3 hrs,Select a Humanities Course#3 hrs,MUS-145#3 hrs,MUS-146#2 hrs,Select an Applied Music Course#2 hrs,Select an Ensemble Course#1 hr

Sample Semester 4 - Spring 17 Credit Hours

    COURSE LIST Course Ids: SPE-151#3 hrs,Select a Physical Science Course#3-4 hrs,MUS-240#3 hrs,MUS-241#3 hrs,Select an Ensemble Course#1 hr,MUS-171#3 hrs,Select an Applied Music Course#2 hrs

Sample Semester 5 - Fall 14 Credit Hours

    COURSE LIST Course Ids: MUS-245#3 hrs,MUS-246#2 hrs,Select an Applied Music Course#2 hrs,Select an Ensemble Course#1 hr,MUS-172#3 hrs,Select a Life Science Course#3-4 hrs

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