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Music Option, Liberal Arts A.A.

 

Do you have a passion for MUSIC?

 FOLLOW YOUR PASSION.  DEVELOP YOUR CRAFT.  CREATE YOUR FUTURE.

Enrolling in the GCSC Music Program means you will receive a quality education from professors with excellent credentials. The music program focuses on both vocal and instrumental components. You can choose to focus on either performance or education.

GCSC has several performance groups for students to join which include the Singing Commodores Show Choir, Concert Chorale, Concert Band and the Jazz Ensemble.

Faculty are able to spend individual time with you due to small class sizes. You'll also have the opportunity to take private lessons from our faculty.

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Program Roadmap

 
 

Who is eligible for the MUSIC Option, Liberal Arts A.A. program?

  • If you are a high school graduate, you can apply to this program.
  • If you have earned credits from a regionally accredited college or university, you may have a head start at Gulf Coast State College.  

WHY CHOOSE GULF COAST STATE COLLEGE TO EARN YOUR degree?

  • You'll get a great education with one of the lowest tuition rates in the state.
  • With small class sizes and professors who care, you'll get the personal attention you deserve.
  • More than 90% of our graduates would recommend Gulf Coast State College to others.
 

How do I apply to MUSIC Option, Liberal Arts A.A. program?

To apply, you’ll need to complete the general admission application to Gulf Coast State College.  Visit the Gulf Coast admissions page to learn more about the application process.

Consult the Gulf Coast State College Catalog for specific program and course information.

HOW DO I REGISTER FOR MY CLASSES?

Check out the class registration dates and plan your schedule today.

How do I apply for financial aid and scholarships?

There are many options available to help you pay for college. Find out more about  scholarships and financial aid at Gulf Coast State College.

Program Requirements

Communications Area CH
•+*ENC1101, English I 3
+*ENC1102, English II 3
Humanities Area
Visual and Performing Arts +MUL2110, Survey of Music Lit 3
Philosophy/Religion See General Education Requirement 3
Literature See General Education Requirement 3
Mathematics Area 6
See General Education Requirement
Natural Sciences Area
Physical Science See General Education Requirement 3
Biological Science See General Education Requirement 3
Social Sciences Area
Behavioral Sciences See General Education Requirement 3
History See General Education Requirement 3
Government See General Education Requirement 3
Additional Common Prerequisites
MUT1111, Music Theory I 3
+MUT1112, Music Theory II 3
+MUT2116, Music Theory III 3
+MUT2117, Music Theory IV 3
MUT1241, Ear Training & Sight Singing I 1
+MUT1242, Ear Training & Sight Singing II 1
+MUT2246, Ear Training & Sight Singing III 1
+MUT2247, Ear Training & Sight Singing IV 1
MVK1111, Class Piano I 1
+MVK2121, Class Piano II 1
Electives 6

Students should select from the following:

+Applied Music Prep. (private lessons), 2 crs. each (Open to music and theatre majors ONLY)

+Applied Music (private lessons), 2 crs. each (Open to music and theatre majors ONLY)

Performance Ensemble, 1 cr. each

•MUL2010, Understanding Music, 3 crs.

+MUS2550, Music Technology, 3 crs.

TOTAL DEGREE HOURS

60

• General Education Core. Students must complete at least one identified core course in each area of study—Communications, Humanities, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences—as part of the general education course requirements.

+ Prerequisites and/or corequisites required. See course descriptions.

* Minimum grade of "C" required.

 
 

Contact the Advisor

Jason Hedden
Chair, Division of Visual & Performing Arts
850-769-1551, extension 3887

jhedden@gulfcoast.edu

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