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Associate of Arts with Emphasis in Music


This suggested curriculum is designed for persons who plan to obtain an Associate of Arts Degree at National Park Community College (NPCC) and transfer to Henderson State University (HSU) to complete a Bachelor of Arts in Music degree. Students should be aware that prerequisite courses and/or developmental courses may need to be taken in addition to this suggested plan of study. This suggested plan is for informational purposes only and is based on recommendations from HSU faculty/staff. The student is responsible for meeting with an advisor and submitting an official degree plan to insure a successful transfer process. The Associate of Arts degree requires a minimum of 61 transferable hours. The Bachelor of Arts degree requires a minimum of 124 hours.

College Required Courses

First-time, full-time students must complete both courses:

Subject Course Title Units Offered
Orientation 1101 Freshman Orientation 1 Fall & Spring Semesters
Orientation 1202 College Seminar 2 Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters

Mathematics - 3 Credit Hours Total

Select one of the following:

Subject Course Title Units Offered
Mathematics 1123 College Algebra 3 Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters

English - Section I - 9 Credit Hours Total

All three courses must be taken:

Subject Course Title Units Offered
English 1113 English Composition I 3 Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
English 1123 English Composition II 3 Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
Speech 1103 Fundamentals Of Public Speaking 3 Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters

Life Science - 4 Credit Hours Total

Select one of the following or Any Life Science Course Higher than General Biology:

Subject Course Title Units Offered
Biological Sciences 1104 Environmental Science 4 Once Per Academic Year
Biological Sciences 1114 General Biology 4 Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters

Physical Science - 4 Credit Hours Total

Select one of the following:

Subject Course Title Units Offered
Chemistry 1104 Chemistry For Non-Majors I 4 Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
Earth Sciences 1104 Earth Science 4 Once Per Academic Year
Geology 1104 Physical Geology 4 Once Per Academic Year
Physics 1114 Physical Science 4 Once Per Academic Year
Physics 1204 General Physics I 4 Upon Sufficient Student Demand

Fine Arts - 3 Credit Hours Total

All of the following are required:

Subject Course Title Units Offered
Music 1213 Music Appreciation 3 Fall & Spring Semesters

Literature - 3 Credit Hours Total

Select one of the following:

Subject Course Title Units Offered
English 2273 World Literature I 3 Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
English 2283 World Literature II 3 Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters

Social Sciences - Section I - 3 Credit Hours Total

Select one of the following:

Subject Course Title Units Offered
History 2223 United States History To 1865 3 Fall & Spring Semesters
History 2233 United States History Since 1865 3 Fall & Spring Semesters
Political Science 1113 American National Government 3 Fall & Spring Semesters

Social Sciences - Section II - 3 Credit Hours Total

Select one of the following:

Subject Course Title Units Offered
History 2253 World Civilization to 1500 3 Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
History 2263 World Civilization since 1500 3 Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters

Social Sciences - Section III - 3 Credit Hours Total

Select one of the following:

Subject Course Title Units Offered
Psychology 1103 General Psychology 3 Fall & Spring Semesters
Sociology 1103 Introduction To Sociology 3 Fall & Spring Semesters

Physical Education - 2 Credit Hours Total

Subject Course Title Units Offered
Health, Physical Education and 1102 Life Fitness Concepts 2 Fall & Spring Semesters

 Or two other 1 credit PE courses.

Electives for Transfer Program - 18 Credit Hours Minimum

Since the choice in the core curriculum may vary in the amounts of credits earned, students should work with the program advisor in selecting the most appropriate electives. Other electives may be available contingent upon the instrument studied. Students should choose electives accepted by the institution to which they plan to transfer. A.A. candidates need at least 18 elective credits to satisfy the required 61 hours for this degree plan.

Subject Course Title Units Offered
Music 1103 Fundamentals Of Music 3
Music 1113 Music Theory I 3 Fall Semesters
Music 1123 Music Theory II 3 Spring Semesters
Music 2113 Music Theory III 3
Music 2123 Music Theory IV 3
Music 1131 Sight Singing/Ear Training I 1 Fall Semesters
Music 1141 Sight Singing/Ear Training II 1 Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Music 1331 Class Piano I 1
Music 1341 Class Piano II 1 Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Music 1531 Private Piano I 1 Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Music 1541 Private Piano II 1 Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Music 2531 Private Piano III 1 Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Music 2541 Private Piano IV 1 Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Music 1311 Class Voice I 1 Fall & Spring Semesters
Music 1513 Private Voice I 3 Fall & Spring Semesters
Music 1523 Private Voice II 3 Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Music 2513 Private Voice III 3 Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Music 2523 Private Voice IV 3 Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Music 1451 National Park Community College Singers I 1 Fall & Spring Semesters
Music 1461 National Park Community College Singers II 1 Fall & Spring Semesters
Music 2451 National Park Community College Singers III 1 Fall & Spring Semesters
Music 2461 National Park Community College Singers IV 1 Fall & Spring Semesters
Music 1201 Community Band Ensemble 1 Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Music 1361 Woodwind Ensemble 1 Fall & Spring Semesters
Music 2213 Public School Music 3 Spring Semesters
Spanish Language 1103 Beginning Spanish I 3 Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
Spanish Language 1113 Beginning Spanish II 3 Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
Spanish Language 2113 Intermediate Spanish I 3 Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
Spanish Language 2123 Intermediate Spanish II 3 Fall & Spring Semesters

61 Credit Hours Total

Courses prerequisite to another class require a minimum grade of "C" in order to advance to the next course.