Field of Study in Music (AA)

Leading to the bachelor of music degree but may also be applied to the bachelor of arts or other baccalaureate-level music degrees as deemed appropriate by the awarding institution.

The Field of Study in Music (AA) is offered at LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, and LSC-Tomball.

The Field of Study curriculum is designed to satisfy the lower division requirements for a bachelor's degree in a specific area at four-year colleges in the state of Texas*. Credits earned in Field of Study curriculum transfer to other four year colleges in the state of Texas.

*Field of Study completion does not guarantee admission to a four-year institution in the state of Texas.

First Year Credits

First Semester Credits

Course Number Title Credits
MUSI1 1211 Theory I 2
MUSI1 1216 Ear Training & Sight Singing I 2
MUSI1 1181 Class Piano I 1
MUAP   Private Lesson 2
ENGL 1301 Composition & Rhetoric I 3
HIST 1301 United States History to 1877 3
MUEN2   Major Performance Ensemble Elective 1

TOTAL First Semester Credits:

14

Second Semester Credits

Course Number Title Credits
MUSI1 1212 Theory II 2
MUSI1 1217 Ear Training & Sight Singing II 2
MUSI1 1182 Class Piano II 1
MUAP   Private Lesson 2
ENGL 1302 Composition & Rhetoric II 3
HIST 1302 U.S. History since 1877 3
MUEN2   Major Performance Ensemble 1

TOTAL Second Semester Credits:

14

Third Semester Credits

Course Number Title Credits
GOVT 2305 Federal Government 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3

TOTAL Third Semester Credits:

6

Second Year Credits

First Semester Credits

Course Number Title Credits
MUSI1 2211 Theory III 2
MUSI1 2216 Ear Training & Sight Singing III 2
MUSI1 2181 Class Piano III 1
MUSI 1308 Music Literature to 1827 3
MUAP   Private Lesson 2
ENGL3   Elective 3
MUEN2   Major Performance Ensemble 1

TOTAL First Semester Credits:

14

Second Semester Credits

Course Number Title Credits
MUSI1 2212 Theory IV 2
MUSI1 2217 Ear Training & Sight Singing IV 2
MUSI1 2182 Class Piano - Level IV 1
MUSI 1309 Music Literature since 1827 3
MUAP   Private Lesson 2
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking 3
MUSI   Major Performance Ensemble Elective 1

TOTAL Second Semester Credits:

17

Total Program Credits

TOTAL Credits for Field of Study in Music AA:

65

Students must also complete the core competency test in computer skills rather than taking the credit class that develops those skills.

  1. Corequisites: Students will be required to take 0-4 hours of class piano as secondary applied until they pass their piano proficiency exam. Students taking keyboard as a major instrument should be encouraged to take another secondary applied area (voice).
  2. Symphonic band, concert choir, symphony orchestra; guitar and bass majors may use jazz ensemble.
  3. ENGL 2322, 2323, 2327, 2328
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