The Music program prepares students for transfer to four-year colleges and universities and for careers in music, music education, commercial music and related fields. Students learn the major theories and artistic movements in Music from the ancient to the modern world, and evaluate the influences that social, political, and religious institutions have in the creation of music. The program covers technical skills and concepts and technologies involved in the creation of music. Music history, theory disciplines and practices are reviewed. The program emphasizes critical thinking in the creation, analysis and interpretation of music.
The Music program offers both an Associate of Arts in Music for Transfer AA-T degree and a Commercial Music Associate of Science degree.