The Contra Costa College Music department is a comprehensive academic program featuring both traditional and technical training. The Music Department is dedicated to student learning and assessment through performance, cognitive understanding and skill acquisition. Music covers will be provided that fulfill the AA/AS degree requirements; certificate programs; foundation courses for students interested in transferring as Music majors to four-year programs; musical enrichment and life-long learning opportunities for the general community in the Contra Costa College service area.
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Major - Associate in Arts Degree - Music.............................31 UnitsAn Associate in Arts degree may be earned by completing a minimumof 60 units of degree credit coursework, including the major requirementsand breadth requirements, with a minimum grade point averageof 2.0. Students must complete all courses for the major with a grade of“C” or better.Courses required for the major:Music Theory:3 units MUSIC 119 Basic Music4 units MUSIC 120 Music Theory I (Introduction)4 units MUSIC 121 Music Theory II (Beginning Harmony)Music Literature:4 units MUSIC 108 History and Appreciation of Western Music4 units MUSIC 114 Pop, Rock and Jazz: Their Cultural Origins