Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog 
    Jun 13, 2024  
Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog

Music Certificate: 204

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The music certificate curriculum consists of music courses that are required in music major programs at professionally accredited colleges, universities, and conservatories. It is intended for students who wish to transfer to these institutions.

Students would be advised to take approximately 30 additional credits chosen to match the first two years of the program into which they plan to transfer.

Program Requirements

All students should review the Program Advising Guide and consult an advisor.

Applied Music (8 Credits Hours)

Students must take the following:

Applied Music Laboratory (4 Credits Hours)

Students must take MUSC 150  four times.

Large Ensemble (4 Credits Hours)

All applied music students must choose from the following list of MUSC Large Ensemble courses for a total of four credits as assigned by the department:

Music Theory (12 Credit Hours)

Students must take the following:

Ear Training and Sightsigning (8 Credit Hours)

Students must take the following:

Total Credit Hours: 36

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, a student will be able to:

  • Apply the fundamentals of music theory from basic notation and ear training through part writing and microanalysis to the creative process. 
  • Identify musical periods and styles from the Middle Ages to the present.
  • Demonstrate the level of proficiency in music performance/education required to perform standard audition repertoire expected in four-year music programs or for work in a variety of music-related careers.
  • Perform collaboratively in ensembles, practice self-reflective assessment, and create a strategy of long-term intentional practice through applied music studies, technical studies, ensembles, and master classes in preparation for auditions.

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