2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Nov 27, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Visual and Performing Arts, Music (HC31)

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The Music Option, through a rigorous program of academic and performance courses, provides a comprehensive foundation in which students receive individual attention within their private lessons and interact with other performers in classroom and large ensemble settings. The music program emphasizes ensemble and solo performance with additional study of music theory and history. Musicians of all capabilities and experience can prepare for their particular musical goals including seasoned musicians as well as the talented beginner exploring music for the first time. Music majors pursue careers in performance, education, composition, audio recording, concert sound reinforcement, commercial production, church music, musical instrument service and sales, or arts management. The Transfer Program is designed for students wishing to complete their degree at a 4-year college or university; requirements vary and students should seek assistance from the Music Advisor. The Transfer Program articulated with Western CT State University guarantees admission with complete transfer of NVCC courses. See the Music Advisor for details.

General Education Core course listings and definitions appear on General Education Core . Placement testing will determine the sequencing of courses. Additional courses may be required.


Competency or Program Requirement:

First Semester

Aesthetic Dimensions/Written Communications Credits: 3

Critical Analysis and Logical Thinking/Written Communication Credits: 3

Oral Communications Credits: 3

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Program Requirements

Second Semester

Quantitative Reasoning Credits: 3

MAT* H137  and courses numbered lower than MAT* H137  will not transfer to Connecticut State Universities as Quantitative Reasoning courses.

Social Phenomena Credits: 3

Written Communication Credits: 3

Program Requirements

Third Semester

Historical Knowledge and Understanding Credits: 3

Scientific Reasoning Credits: 3-4

At least one Scientific Knowledge and Understanding OR Scientific Reasoning course must have a lab component.

Program Requirements

Fourth Semester

Continuing Learning and Information Literacy/Ethics Credits: 3

Scientific Knowledge and Understanding Credits: 3-4

At least one Scientific Knowledge and Understanding OR Scientific Reasoning course must have a lab component.

Program Requirements

Program Outcomes


Total Credits: 60-62

Any given course may only be used to satisfy one of the competency areas even if it is listed under more than one.

Becoming Connecticut State Community College

STUDENTS: The Community Colleges are undergoing a merger with a plan to become Connecticut State Community College in fall 2023; please work closely with your advisor/program coordinator to select your courses accordingly. Click here www.ct.edu/ctstate/academics for more detail about this exciting transition!

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