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Music - Associate in Arts

Program Code - CIP Code: MUSC.AA/24.0101
Credits Required: 60
Academic Division: Arts, Communications and Humanities

This degree is intended as a two-year program for students planning to complete a bachelor’s degree in music or a music-related 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 performance grants are available to qualified students.  Individuals with experience in solo and ensemble performance should apply directly to the coordinator at 913-288-7634.

Requirements for admission to the program:                                    

  • No requirements for admission to the program.
  • Contact program for program-specific advising.

College Requirement

Course Credit Hours
BLUE 0101 Freshman Seminar 1

General Education Requirements

Course Credit Hours
ENGL 0101 Composition I* 3
ENGL 0102 Composition II* 3
SPCH 0151 OR
SPCH 0201
Public Speaking OR
Interpersonal Communication
MATH 0105 College Algebra** or higher 3
  Humanities (2 Disciplines other than LANG) 6
  Social Science Electives (2 Disciplines) 6
  Natural and Physical Science Elective ( Lecture with Lab) 4
  Foreign Language Elective 5
  Total Hours for General Education Requirements 33
*See course syllabus for prerequisite. **Math sequence is contingent upon previous high school mathematics background and transfer institution.  Students should confer with an advisor to determine correct placement.

Music Requirements

Course Credit Hours
MUSC 0111 Music Theory I 4
MUSC 0112 Music Theory II * 4
MUSC 0213 Music Theory III * 4
MUSC 0214 Music Theory IV * 4
  Performance Ensembles 4 semesters 4
  Applied Lessons – 4 semesters 4
  Piano class or applied piano – 2 semesters 2
  Total Hours for Music Requirements 26
*See course syllabi for Music course prerequisites.

Total Hours

Total Hours for an Associate in Arts in Music Degree


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