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2022-2023 Catalog & Student Handbook 
2022-2023 Catalog & Student Handbook Archived Catalog

Music (A.F.A.) TTP

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Associate of Fine Arts Degree

GENERAL EDUCATION (35 credit hours)

Humanities/Fine Arts (3 credit hours)*

History (6 credit hours)

Natural Science (8 credit hours)

BIOL 1010 - Introduction to Biology  cannot be paired with BIOL 1110  or BIOL 1120  to meet the General Education science requirement. 

Additionally, CHEM 1010 - Introduction to Chemistry  cannot be paired with CHEM 1110   or CHEM 1120   to meet the General Education science requirement. 

(Unless otherwise noted, a sequence is not required.)  

Mathematics (3 credit hours)

One of the following:


Semester Hours Credit: 61***

***All music majors who are required to take Learning Support must also complete MSCC 1300 - First-Year Experience .



*Students will complete the remaining six hours of the humanities requirement, including one course in literature, at universities upon transfer.

**Students who plan to transfer to the University of Memphis should complete a course in literature rather than music appreciation.

Students must successfully complete placement requirements in music theory, ear training, and piano at the university where transfer is planned. Students must also successfully complete required university auditions as appropriate.


FALL START ONLY - Recommended Full-Time Schedule

The following is a recommended schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

GPS (Graduation Planning System), along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the GPS audit, which is accessible through MyMotlow.

Semester One (14 credit hours)

Semester Two (17 credit hours)

Semester Three (17 credit hours)

Semester Four (13 credit hours)

  • Lessons (Instrument or Voice) 2 sem hrs cr
  • Ensembles (Choir or Band) 1 sem hr cr
  • Natural Science 4 sem hrs cr
  • History Sequence 3 sem hrs cr
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences 3 sem hrs cr

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