Five Towns College 2021-2022 Catalog 
    Jun 18, 2024  
Five Towns College 2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Performance, A.A.S.

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Degrees by Division

HEGIS Code 5610.00     Inventory of Registered Program Code: 01818

Program Overview

The Five Towns College Performance A.A.S. program has been organized to enable its graduates to prepare for careers as instrumental and vocal performers, music arrangers and composers, private music teachers, and music store and studio operators. An intensive schedule of ensemble workshops, coordinated with composition, arranging and repertory courses, enables students to perform, analyze, and evaluate their work in professional-level laboratory sessions. This thorough training is accomplished through a carefully structed program taught by a faculty of experienced educators and professional musicians.

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree

The Associate in Applied Science Degree is designed for students preparing for entry into the business or professional world directly after completion of their course of study. These programs include both professional skills and liberal arts/general education courses.

The courses below are required of all students in the Performance Program.

Program Course Requirements
Common Core
ENG 101 - English Composition 1; (3cr)   
ENG 102 - English Composition 2; (3cr)   
PSY 101 - General Psychology; (3cr)  
Quantitative Competency Elective; (3cr)  
Scientific Competency Elective; (3cr)    
Diversity Competency Elective; (3cr)    
Oral Communication Competency Elective; (3cr)    
Total Common Core Credits: 21
Music Performance Courses
AML 141 - 242 - Applied Music Lessons 1 - 4      
Ensemble Elective; (4cr)   
Freshman Jury; (0cr)   
Sophomore Jury; (0cr)   
Total Music Performance Credits: 12
Supportive Music Courses
MUS 111 - Harmony 1; (3cr)    
MUS 112 - Harmony 2; (3cr)     
MUS 211 - Harmony 3; (3cr)   
MUS 212 - Harmony 4; (3cr)   
MUS 121 - Sight Singing 1; (1cr)   
MUS 122 - Sight Singing 2; (1cr)   
MUS 221 - Sight Singing 3; (1cr)    
MUS 222 - Sight Singing 4; (1cr)    
MUS 123 - Ear Training 1; (1cr)    
MUS 124 - Ear Training 2; (1cr)    
MUS 223 - Ear Training 3; (1cr)    
MUS 224 - Ear Training 4; (1cr)    
MUS 185 - Keyboard Skills 1; (1cr)    
MUS 186 - Keyboard Skills 2; (1cr)    
MUS 285 - Keyboard Skills 3; (1cr)    
MUS 286 - Keyboard Skills 4; (1cr)    
Total Supportive Music Courses: 24
Additional Liberal Arts and Sciences
Music History Elective 100-200 Level; (3cr)       
Total Additional Liberal Arts and Sciences: 3
Total Program Credits: 60

Performance, AAS Recommended Sequence of Courses  

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Degrees by Division