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Music

Dean: Dr. Cherilee Walker

Coordinator: Jerry Pope

This degree is intended as a two-year program for students planning to complete a bachelor's degree in music or music education. If the program is completed as specified, the General Education courses will transfer to all Kansas Regents universities as a block.

A limited number of talent grants are available to qualified students. Individuals with experience in solo and ensemble performance should apply directly to the coordinator at 913-288-7634.

Since the transferability of courses will vary depending on the specific four-year institution, it is strongly recommended that if students are intending to transfer to a four-year institution, they must consult with the transfer institution and with their respective KCKCC advisor before enrolling in order to determine the transferability of their courses. It is the student's responsibility to follow the transfer requirements established by his/her transfer institution.

General Education Requirements

College Requirement - All first time degree-seeking students who score 73 or above on the COMPASS reading exam are required to take HUDV0100, First Year Experience. All degree-seeking students who score below 73 on the COMPASS reading exam will take HUDV0101, Strategies for Academic Excellence/Lifelong Learning. (See exemptions)

Course Number
Course Title
Hours
HUDV Requirement:
HUDV0100 First Year Experience
1
HUDV0101 Strategies for Academic Excellence/Lifelong Learning
2
Total
1-2
 
Basic Skill Requirements:
ENGL0101 Composition I
3
ENGL0102 Composition II*
3
SPCH0151 Public Speaking or
SPCH0153 Interpersonal Communication
3
Total
9
 
Mathematics Requirement:
MATH0105 College Algebra or higher*
3-5
Total
3-5
 
Humanities Requirements: (9 credit hours from at least 3 disciplines including: History, Literature, Philosophy, or Theatre#)
  Humanities Core Electives
9
Total
9
#Perfornamce courses are excluded.
 
Social and Behavioral Science Requirements: (6 credit hours from at least 2 disciplines including: Sociology, Psychology, Geography, Anthropology, Political Science, & Economics):
  Social Science Core Electives
4-5
Total
4-5
 
4-5 hours of Natural and Physical Science courses: (lecture with lab; 4-5 credit hours from one of the following disciplines; Biology, Chemistry, or Physical Science):
  Natural and Physical Science Core Elective
4-5
Total
4-5
   
Foreign Language Requirement:
  Foreign Language Core Elective
5
Total
5
   
Total General Education Requirements
37-41
 
Technical Requirements: (26 additional credits)
MUSC0111 Music Theory I
4
MUSC0112 Music Theory II*
4
MUSC0213 Music Theory III*
4
MUSC0214 Music Theory IV*
4
  Performance Ensembles – 4 semesters
4
  Applied Lessons – 4 semesters
4
  Piano class – 2 semesters
2
Total
26
   
Total hours required for an Associate in Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences in Music Degree:
64-65

*See course description for prerequisite.