Bunker Hill Community College

Bunker Hill Community College

Music Concentration

Associate in Arts Humanities and Learning Communities - Performing Arts

This curriculum map contains the new General Education Requirements and applies ONLY to students entering the program beginning fall 2019. Current students should log in to BHCC Self-Service to review their specific program requirements or contact LifeMap/Advising for more information. Prospective students should go to bhcc.edu/admissions and contact an admissions counselor.
Semester 1 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
MUS-101 Music Fundamentals
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

This course meets the General Education requirement for Creative Work.

(Formerly Area 6)

Music elective may replace MUS-101 if a student passes a Challenge Exam. See the Department Chair for more information.

Prerequisites: ESL-088 and ESL-099 or RDG-090 and ENG-090 or placement

MUS-180 Introduction to the Music Business
3

Satisfies Learning Communities requirement

MUS-151 Piano I
2

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Elective Performance Ensemble Elective
1

See semester advising note

MUS-195 Applied Music I
MUS-295 Applied Music II
1

See semester advising note

ENG-111 College Writing I
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

This course meets the General Education requirement for Academic Discourse.

(Formerly Area 1)

Prerequisites: ENG-095 and ESL-098 or RDG-095 or placement

GenEd-QPS Quantitative Problem Solving
3-4

This course meets the General Education requirement for Quantitative Problem Solving.

(Formerly Area 4)

Choose one MAT course from Quantitative Problem Solving Menu

Prerequisites: MAT-097 or MAT-098 placement

Total Credits:
Semester 2 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
MUS-105 Music Theory and Aural Skills I
4

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: MUS-101 or Chair approval

MUS-171 Introduction to Music Technology
3
Elective Performance Ensemble Elective
1

See semester advising note

MUS-195 Applied Music I
MUS-295 Applied Music II
1

See semester advising note

ENG-112 College Writing II
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Research Writing.

(Formerly Area 1)

Prerequisite: ENG-111

GenEd-CCC Community & Cultural Contexts
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Community & Cultural Contexts.

(Formerly Areas 2 and 3)

Choose one course from Community and Cultural Contexts Menu

Total Credits:
Semester 3 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
MUS-106 Music Theory and Aural Skills II
4

Prerequisite: MUS-105

MUS-133 Music History I
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites: MUS-101 and ESL-098 and ESL-099 or RDG-095 and ENG-095 or placement or Chair approval

Elective Performance Ensemble Elective
1

See semester advising note.

MUS-195 Applied Music I
MUS-295 Applied Music II
1

See semester advising note.

GenEd-SR Scientific Reasoning
4

This course meets the General Education requirement for Scientific Reasoning.

(Formerly Area 5)

Choose any course from Scientific Reasoning Menu

Elective-3 Behavioral or Social Science Elective
3

Choose one  PSY or SOC or HIS or GOV or PHIL or GEO course

Total Credits:
Semester 4 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
MUS-134 Music History II
3

Prerequisites: MUS-133 or Chair approval

Elective-1 Music Elective
3

Choose one course with a MUS prefix.  MUS-130 is not a qualifying music elective.

Elective-2 Performance Ensemble Elective
1

See semester advising note.

MUS-195 Applied Music I
MUS-295 Applied Music II
1

See semester advising note.

GenEd-E General Education Elective
Lab Science Elective
3-4

This course meets the General Education requirement for General Education Elective.

Choose a course from the Scientific Reasoning Menu

Elective-4 Behavioral or Social Science Elective
3

Choose one  PSY or SOC or HIS or GOV or PHIL or GEO course

Total Credits:
Last Modified Date: April 25, 2019

Upon Completion of this Concentration Graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate foundational music skills suitable for a variety of situations including music notation and terminology, aural skills and sight-reading skills.
  • Interpret core elements of a musical work.
  • Demonstrate technical skills in various creative activities.
  • Discuss the cultural context of music from a variety of styles and eras.
  • Exhibit creativity and artistic sensitivity in their musical activity.
  • Demonstrate facility in essential professional skills beyond those related to music.

Career Outlook

The Music concentration provides the core skills that lead to a variety of careers related to music, including performance, music education, music production, composition, and music management. Graduates of this program qualify for entry-level positions in various sectors of the music industry. Additionally, graduates are well-prepared to transfer to bachelor’s programs in a variety of specializations within music.