AA in Music: General

Earn your Associate in Arts degree online with a major in Music: General at Foothill College.

Associate Degree Requirements available as online courses:

  • English proficiency: ENGL 1A, ESLL 26 or equivalent.
  • Mathematics proficiency: MATH 105 or equivalent.

A minimum of 90 units required to include:

  • All General Education requirements (30 Units)
  • Core courses (31 Units)
  • Support courses (12 Units)
  • Additional electives may be necessary to meet the 90-unit minimum for the associate degree

NOTE: All courses pertaining to the major must be taken for a letter grade. In addition, a GPA of 2.5 or higher in all core and support courses for the degree.

ONLINE COURSE TITLE UNITS
     
CORE COURSES (31 units)
MUS 2A GREAT COMPOSERS & MUSIC MASTERPIECES OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION 4
MUS 2B GREAT COMPOSERS & MUSIC MASTERPIECES OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION 4
MUS 2C GREAT COMPOSERS & MUSIC MASTERPIECES OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION 4
MUS 2D WORLD MUSIC: ROOTS TO CONTEMPORARY GLOBAL FUSION 4
MUS 3A BEGINNING MUSIC THEORY, LITERATURE & COMP 5
MUS 3B INTERMEDIATE MUSIC THEORY, LITERATURE & COMP 5
MUS 3C ADVANCED MUSIC THEORY, LITERATURE & COMP 5
     
SUPPORT COURSES (12 units)
MUS 1 INTRO TO MUSIC 4
MUS 4 COMPOSING & ARRANGING W/ SIBELIUS 4
MUS 7 CONTEMPORARY MUSIC STYLES: ROCK, POP & JAZZ 4
MUS 7D CONTEMPORARY MUSIC STYLES: BEATLES 4
MUS 7E HISTORY OF THE BLUES 4
MUS 8 MUSIC OF MULTICULTURAL AMERICA 4
or MUS 8H HONORS MUSIC OF MULTICULTURAL AMERICA 4
MUS 10 MUSIC FUNDAMENTALS 4
MUS 14A BEGINNING CLASSICAL GUITAR 2
MUS 14B INTERMEDIATE CLASSICAL GUITAR 2
MUS 14C ADVANCED CLASSICAL GUITAR 2
MUS 15A BEGINNING ACOUSTIC GUITAR TECHNIQUES 2
MUS 15B INTERMETIATE ACOUSTIC GUITAR TECHNIQUES 2
MUS 15C ADVANCED ACOUSTIC GUITAR TECHNIQUES 2

Based on 2013-2014 Curriculum Sheet. For a list of on-campus courses that satisfy degree requirements, visit the Programs webpage.