The Associate in Fine Arts in Music degree shall be granted for a planned program of study consisting of a minimum of 60-61 semester hours of college transfer courses. Within the degree program, the institution shall include opportunities for the achievement of competence in reading, writing, oral communication, fundamental mathematical skills, and basic computer use.
The Associate in Fine Arts in Music degree is designed for students who wish to work as professional musicians or transfer into baccaluareate degree programs to complete a Bachelor in Fine Arts (BFA) or a Bachelor of Arts (BA) with a major in Music. Courses are approved for transfer through the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA).
The Music Program at CVCC provides students with a number of opportunities to engage in music making and cultivate an appreciation of music. Creative performance options such as Chorus and Ensemble are available as electives, as well as history-based Music Appreciation and Introduction to Jazz courses. Music faculty enthusiastically bring their performing experiences into the classroom from a variety of disciplines, including vocal and choral performance, guitar, piano, and instrumental performance.