SBCC Classes & Degrees

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Music Major A.A. Degree

  • Core Sequence
  • Semester One (Fall - Year One)
  • Music 102A Basic Musicianship - 3 Units
  • Music 104A Beginning Theory - 3 Units
  • Music 140A Beginning Piano - 1 Unit
  • Semester Two (Spring - Year One)
  • Music 102B Basic Musicianship - 3 Units
  • Music 104B Beginning Theory - 3 Units
  • Music 140B Beginning Piano - 1 Unit
  • Semester Three (Fall - Year Two)
  • Music 202A Intermediate Musicianship - 3 Units
  • Music 204A Intermediate Theory - 3 Units
  • Music 142A Intermediate Piano - 1 Unit
  • Semester Four (Spring - Year Two)
  • Music 202B Intermediate Musicianship - 3 Units
  • Music 204B Intermediate Theory - 3 Units
  • Music 142B Intermediate Piano - 1 Unit
  • Additional Requirements
  • Music 114A Music History - 3 Units (Fall ONLY)
  • Music 114B Music History - 3 Units (Spring ONLY)
  • Music 150 Beg. Strings - 1 Unit (Fall or Summer)
  • Music 152 Beg. Wind/Perc. - 1 Unit (Spring ONLY)
  • Music 154 Vocal Techniques - 1 Unit (Fall or Spring)
  • Controlled Electives: 4 Units of Performance selected from:
  • MUS 159, 160, 162, 163, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170, 172, 174, 176, 177, 178, 179, 181
  • Program Total: 41 Units
  • (not counting SBCC general education requirements)

Commercial Music Certificate

  • Semester One
  • Music 102A Basic Musicianship - 3 Units
  • Music 104A Beginning Theory - 3 Units
  • Music 112 Jazz/Other 20th Cent. Amer Mus. - 3 Units
  • Music 160, 162, 167, 168, 169, 170, 172, 174, 176, 177, or 178 - 1-2 Units
  • Music 165 Beginning Jazz Improvisation - 3 Units
  • Total Units: 13-14
  • Semester Two
  • Music 102B Basic Musicianship - 3 Units
  • Music 104B Beginning Theory - 3 Units
  • Music Performance - 1-2 Units
  • Music 165 Beginning Jazz Improvisation - 3 Units
  • Total Units: 13-14
  • Semester Three
  • Music 120A Sound Record. and Elec.
  • Music - 3 Units
  • Music 128 Songwriting - 2 Units
  • Music 166 Inter/Adv Jazz Improv. - 3 Units
  • Music Performance - 1-2 Units
  • Total Units: 9-10
  • Semester Four
  • Music 120B Sound Record. and Elec. Music - 3 Units
  • Music 166 Inter/Adv Jazz Improv. - 3 Units
  • Music Performance - 3 Units
  • Total Units: 9
  • Program Total: 45-49 Units