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2014-2015 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Associate of Fine Arts in Music Program Requirements


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The community colleges and universities of the Tennessee Board of Regents system have joined together to develop a common core of courses for the Associate of Fine Arts in Music (A.F.A.) degree. This common curriculum allows students to transfer, without loss of credit, from Pellissippi State to any TBR university music program as juniors, pending successful auditions, performance reviews, etc.

Contact(s): Music Office, (865) 539-7178 or 694-6701

Courses and Course Sequence


This sequence can be followed by students who begin college-level work in the fall semester. Prerequisites may apply to specific courses; it is the student’s responsibility to determine if prerequisites have been met. Prior to registering each semester, the student is expected to consult with his/her advisor.

Semester I (Fall)


Semester III (Fall)


Semester IV (Spring)


  • HIST1 - History Elective 3 Credit(s)
  • MUS3 - Ensemble Elective 1 Credit
  • MUS4 - Individual Instruction Elective 2 Credit(s)
  • NS6 - Natural Sciences Elective 4 Credit(s)
  • SBS7 - Social/Behavioral Sciences Elective 3 Credit(s)

Total Credit Hours Required: 61*


 * Students will complete the remaining 6 hours of the humanities requirement, including one course in literature, at universities upon transfer. Students must successfully complete placement requirements in music theory, ear training, and piano at the university where transfer is planned. Students must also successfully complete required university auditions as appropriate.

1HIST
Select from HIST 1010 , HIST 1020 , HIST 1110 , HIST 1120 , HIST 2010 , HIST 2020 . Students who plan to transfer to out-of-state or private universities should check requirements and take the appropriate courses.

2MATH
Elective to be chosen from MATH 1010 , MATH 1130 , MATH 1530 , MATH 1630 , MATH 1710 , MATH 1720 , MATH 1730 , MATH 1830 , MATH 1910 .

3MUS Ensemble
Elective to be chosen from MUS 1511 , MUS 1521 , MUS 1540 , MUS 1545 , MUS 1555 , MUS 1565 , MUS 1575 , MUS 1585 , MUS 1595 .

4MUS Individual Instruction
Elective to be chosen from MUS 1712 , MUS 1722 , MUS 1732 , MUS 1742 , MUS 1752 , MUS 1762 , MUS 1772 , MUS 1782 .

5MUS 1030
Students who plan to transfer to the University of Memphis should complete a course in literature rather than music appreciation.

6NS
Elective to be chosen from BIOL 1110 , BIOL 1120 , BIOL 2010 , BIOL 2020 ; BOT 1010 , BOT 1020 ; CHEM 1010 , CHEM 1020 , CHEM 1110 , CHEM 1120 ; GEOL 1040 , GEOL 1050 , GEOL 1300 ; PHYS 2010 , PHYS 2020 , PHYS 2110 , PHYS 2120 .

7SBS
Elective to be chosen from ANT 1300 ; ECON 2010 , ECON 2020 ; GEOG 1000 ; HIST 2040 ; PHED 1100 ; POLS 1020 , POLS 1030 ; PSYC 1030 , PSYC 2100 , PSYC 2130 ; SOCI 1010 , SOCI 1020 ; WMN 2200 .

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