Music Concentrations


Bellevue College Course Outline for AAS Degree with a Concentration in Music Performance and General Track (pdf file)

REQUIRED COURSES FOR MUSIC CONCENTRATION 

Music Theory

Music 110         First Year Theory 1                                5 CR

Music 111         First Year Theory 2                                5 CR

Music 112         First Year Theory 3                                5 CR

Music 210         Second Year Theory 1                           5 CR

Music 211         Second Year Theory 2                           5 CR

Music 212         Second Year Theory 3                           5 CR

Private instruction: (Required each quarter for 6 quarters)

 Music 140         First Year (1/2 hr/wk)                              1 CR
or
Music 143         First year (1 hr/wk)                                 2 CR
or

Music 240         Second Year (1/2 hr/wk)                         1 CR
or
Music 243         Second year (1 hr/wk)                            2 CR

Performing Group: (1 group required each quarter from the following):

Music 100,/00    Concert Choir                                        1-3 CR (variable)
Music 101         Community Symphonies                        1 CR
Music 102         Community Band                                   1 CR
Music 105,205   Vocal Jazz                                            3 CR*
Music 106,206   Jazz Band                                             3 CR*

*By audition only

Class Piano

Music 130         Class Piano 1                                        2 CR
Music 131         Class Piano 2                                        2 CR
Music  132        Class Piano 3                                        2 CR

OPTIONAL (ELECTIVE) COURSES

Composition

Music 196        Special Topics in Music: Composition    2-3 CR (variable)
(Permission of Program Chair or Instructor required)

Class Guitar

Music 135         Beginning Guitar                                    2 CR
Music 136         Intermediate Guitar                                2 CR

Music Technology

Music 150         MIDI Sequencing I                                 5 CR
Music 151         MIDI Sequencing II                                3 CR
Music 152         MIDI Sequencing III                                3 CR

Music 156         Audio Engineering and Production I       5 CR
Music 157         Audio Engineering and Production II       5 CR
Music 158         Audio Engineering and Production III      5 CR

Music History

Music 108         Listening to Music (Appreciation)           5 CR
Music 115         History of Jazz                                        5 CR
Music 116         History of Rock and Roll                         5 CR
Music 117         World Music Cultures                             5 CR

General Studies AAS (CORE required courses):

Written Communication:

10 CR from at least two composition courses

Quantitative or Symbolic Reasoning:

 5 CR of an eligible course

Humanities:
15 CR  – Two Music Courses (10 Credits) may be applied to this area for music majors and 5 credits for non music majors.

Social Sciences:
 15 CR in THREE distinct disciplines

Science:
15 CR in THREE distinct disciplines (5 CR must be in a lab science)

Electives:

15-30 hours

 For additional information please contact the Music Department Chairman, Thomas Almli:

thomas.almli@bellevuecollege.edu or (425) 564-2089