LANSING COMMUNITY COLLEGE

                               CURRICULUM GUIDE

Music 
Associate in Applied Arts Degree

Curriculum Code: 0270  (Effective Fall 2003 - Summer 2008)

The Music Program enables students to transfer to a four-year institution
after completing studies in music theory, piano and applied lessons.  In
addition to academic music classes, the curriculum includes private training
in an instrument, performances with fine ensembles, and introduction to
computers and music.  Emphasis is placed on integrating skills acquisition
with performing opportunities.  Not all courses in this program transfer to
all colleges.  Students planning to transfer should see an academic advisor or
counselor before enrolling in any course.

This is a selective admission program.  In order to be considered as a
candidate for this program, students must meet basic admission requirements
beyond those required for admission to the college.

PREREQUISITES
Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course
prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section
for skills assessment and advising information.

INFORMATION
The admission requirements for this program may change each academic year. 
For the most recent application information, contact the Humanities and
Performing Arts Department, Arts and Sciences Building, Room 255, telephone
number (517) 483-1018 or the LCC Admissions Office, Suite 2300, Gannon
Vocational-Technical Center, telephone number (517) 483-1254.

REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION TO THE MUSIC PROGRAM

Curriculum Code: 0721

In order to be considered as a candidate for this program, students must
complete the following requirements:

    a.  Submit high school transcript or GED and all college transcripts.
    b.  Interview with Performing Arts advisor to discuss curriculum
        requirements.  Repertoire requirements for the audition pertaining to
        their specific instrument will be described in detail.
    c.  Audition.  The actual audition day will consist of a live performance
        on instrument or voice in front of a faculty panel.  A theory test
        covering written and aural theory will also be administered on the
        audition day.  Names of students passing this phase of the Selective
        Admissions will be forwarded to the Admissions Office for processing.

MUSIC PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Curriculum Code: 0270

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 38 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
ENGL 122    Writing:  Literature and Ideas                                   4
MUSC 138    Class Piano Major I                                              2
MUSC 139    Class Piano Major II                                             2
MUSC 163    Aural Skills I                                                   1
MUSC 164    Aural Skills II                                                  1
MUSC 193    Basic Musicianship I                                             3
MUSC 194    Basic Musicianship II                                            3

MUSC 197    Intro to Music Technolgies                                       2
MUSC 240    World Music History I                                            4
MUSC 241    World Music History II                                           4
MUSC 263    Aural Skills III                                                 1
MUSC 264    Aural Skills IV                                                  1
MUSC 293    Advanced Musicianship I                                          3
MUSC 294    Advanced Musicianship II                                         3
WRIT 121    Composition I                                                    4

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS (See Note 1)                  TOTAL: 22-26 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   General Education Core Areas                         10-12 Credits
(See General Education Core Requirements for information on how to fulfill
these requirements.  Core area proficiency exams, where appropriate, are
available for each core area.)
            Communication Core Area                                          3
            Global Perspectives and Diversity Core Area (See Note 2)         0
            Mathematics Core Area                                          3-4
            Science Core Area                                              4-5
            Writing Core Area (See Note 2)                                   0

CHOICE 2:   Private Lessons (See Note 3)                             8 Credits
MUSC 157    Applied Lesson I                                                 2
MUSC 158    Applied Lesson II                                                2
MUSC 257    Applied Lesson III                                               2
MUSC 258    Applied Lesson IV                                                2

CHOICE 3:   Ensembles and Voice (Choose one subchoice)             4-6 Credits
Subchoice 3A: Voice Requirements 
MUSC 108    Concert Choir (See Note 3)                                       1
MUSC 178    Beginning Diction for Singers (See Note 4)                       2

Subchoice 3B: Instrumental Requirements (See Note 3)
MUSC 119    Lansing Concert Band                                             1
MUSC 121    Percussion Ensemble                                              1
MUSC 122    Guitar Ensemble                                                  1
MUSC 123    Jazz Ensemble                                                    1

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   60

NOTES:
1.    It is strongly recommended that students intending to transfer to four-
      year institutions meet additional course requirements as outlined
      in the MACRAO Transfer Agreement (see "Transfer Information").  Students
      should also consult appropriate Transfer Guides for specific four-year  
      programs (available from Counseling and Advising).
2.    Students completing "REQUIREMENTS" have fulfilled the requirements for
      this Core area.
3.    Course may be repeated and MUST be taken each semester student is
      enrolled as a major.
4.    Course required only of Voice Majors, and must be taken in addition to
      the required vocal ensemble.

SUGGESTED COURSE SEQUENCE
Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have
transferred in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill)
should contact an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.

      I                 II                III               IV
      MUSC 138          ENGL 122          MUSC 240          MUSC 241
      MUSC 163          MUSC 139          MUSC 263          MUSC 264
      MUSC 193          MUSC 164          MUSC 293          MUSC 294
      WRIT 121          MUSC 194          Lim. Ch. 1        Lim. Ch. 1
      Lim. Ch. 2        MUSC 197          Lim. Ch. 2        Lim. Ch. 2
      Lim. Ch. 3        Lim. Ch. 1        Lim. Ch. 3        Lim. Ch. 3  
                        Lim. Ch. 2                          
                        Lim. Ch. 3