Students are expected to learn the following within the Music Option of the Arts and Sciences Transfer program:

 
1. Music Theory
  • Explain various musical genres and stylistic periods.
  • Analyze the usage of elements of music in aural examples representing traditions from various style periods and world cultures.
  • Determine factors that influence musicians in specific historical eras and places.
2. Music Performance
  • Use standard musical notation symbols.
  • Play with expression and technical accuracy a stylistically varied repertoire of instrumental literature.
  • Sing with expression and technical accuracy a stylistically varied repertoire of vocal literature.
3. Musical Appreciation
  • Formulate, apply, and communicate criteria for evaluating personal performances and the performances of others.
  • Describe how musical expression reflects individual, social, political, and ethical issues.
  • Compare and explain value of music, functions of music, roles of musicians, and conditions under which music is performed in various world cultures.