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2014-2016 Catalog 
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Music, A.S.

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Associate in Science Program

Hegis Code: 5610
NYSED Code: 32032

Program Description

The Music program is designed to provide students with foundation courses in music theory, music history, and applied music that will prepare them for transfer to bachelor’s degree programs for further study in music. The program is a core curriculum with a complementary selection of general education courses. This program is available for both part‐time and full‐time students.

Student Learning Outcomes

At the completion of the AS Music Degree program, a student will be able to

  • Demonstrate competency on their major instrument;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the history of western music;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of music theory and ear training;
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform solo and within ensembles.

Employment Potential

Students in the Music program will develop technical, practical, aural, and theoretical skills. This training will provide the foundation for future study in a four‐year college or conservatory, and could lead to careers in music performance, music education, or music therapy.

Requirements for Program Entry

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Satisfactory placement in Entering Student Assessment
  • Placement testing in music theory

Developmental Assistance Available

For students who do not meet basic reading and math requirements or who have other learning issues, extra assistance is readily available through SUNY Ulster’s Learning Center, The Gary and Janaki Math Center, the Writing Center, the Peer and Friend Tutor Program, and English as a Second Language (ESL) tutors.

For More Information
1‐800‐724‐0833 ext. 5018 or 5022
Christopher Earley
Coordinator, Music
Office: Vanderlyn Hall, VAN 140
Phone: 800‐724‐0833, ext. 1949 or 845‐688‐1949


First Semester

Semester Credits 15‐16

Semester Credits 16

Semester Credits 18‐19

Fourth Semester

Semester Credits 15‐16


Through advisement, students will also fulfill General Education Requirements .

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