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  Sep 21, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 VSCC Catalog

Music - A.F.A. (TTP)


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The Associate of Fine Arts degree in Music is part of a comprehensive degree preparing students for a career in many facets of music and music education. Our mission is to give students a solid foundation in music while providing them with a range of performance and creative opportunities. The program offers a diverse music theory curriculum that creates a dynamic, rich learning environment for students to pursue their passion for music and performing.

Transfer Options
The Tennessee Transfer Pathway (TTP) degree is designed to create a smooth transition to all public universities offering a Baccalaureate degree in this major by guaranteeing the transferability of all courses. For transfer to other four-year institutions, contact an advisor at the senior institution.  Note:  There are to be no course substitutions in this program

All students graduating with a degree from VSCC are required to take the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile (ETSP). More information can be found at http://www.volstate.edu/Testing/Services.php.

General Education Requirements - Credits (35)


Area of Emphasis Requirements - Credits (26)


  • Ensembles (Appropriate to Applied Area) Credits: (4)
  • Applied Area Private Lessons Credits: (8)

Total Degree Requirements - Credits (61)


Computer Competency Requirement


 See http://www.volstate.edu/ComputerLiteracy/ for computer literacy requirements.

Career and Salary Information


The following is a list of some of the career choices that may be obtained upon completion of this program. Please visit the following website www.onetonline.org  or speak to an advisor for additional career opportunities, salary information and education requirements.  Salaries are not guaranteed. 

Career Beginning Salary with Bachelor Degree Experienced Salary with Bachelor Degree
 Elementary Music Teacher $34,870 $65,330
Secondary Music Teacher $35,200 $66,600
Post-Secondary Music Teacher $25,770 $79,020

 

Recommended Schedule


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

DegreeWorks, 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 DegreeWorks audit, which is accessible through My Volstate.

First Year - Fall Semester - Credits (13)


  • Ensembles (Appropriate to Applied Area)  Credits: (1)
  • Applied Area Private Lessons Credits: (2)
  • Mathematics (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)

First Year - Spring Semester - Credits (14)


  • Ensembles (Appropriate to Applied Area) Credits: (1)
  • Applied Area Private Lessons Credits: (2)

Second Year - Fall Semester - Credits (17)


  • Ensembles (Appropriate to Applied Area) Credits: (1)
  • Applied Area Private Lessons Credits: (2)
  • History (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Natural Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (4)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog)  Credits: (3)

Second Year - Spring Semester - Credits (17)


  • Ensembles (Appropriate to Applied Area) Credits: (1)
  • Applied Area Private Lessons Credits: (2)
  • History (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Natural Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (4)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog)  Credits: (3)

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