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Music

photo (3)Students pursuing a music major will take the following required courses. Transfer students should consult the four-year college or university catalog for specific requirements or see a Palomar College counselor. NOTE: MUS 103 is recommended for students who need preparation for Music Theory I.

A.A. Degree Major

Program Requirements
MUS 100 Music Appreciation 3
MUS 105 Music Theory I 3
MUS 106 Music Theory II 3
MUS 110 Music Skills I 1
MUS 111 Music Skills II 1
MUS 180 Computer Music I 3
MUS 210 Advanced Harmony 3
MUS 211 Counterpoint 3
MUS 215 Music Skills III 1
MUS 216 Music Skills IV 1
Group One (Select 12 units)
MUS 134 Palomar Women’s Chorus 1
DNCE 137 /MUS 137 Cuban and Brazilian Drumming I 0.5 – 1.5
DNCE 138 /MUS 138 Cuban and Brazilian Drumming II 0.5 – 1.5
MUS 143 Palomar Chorale Chamber Ensemble 0.5 – 1
MUS 147 Concert Choir 1
MUS 148 Palomar Chorale 1
MUS 149 Spectrum Pop/Jazz Singers 1
MUS 150 Musical Theatre – Vocal 0.5 – 1
MUS 151 Concert Band 1
MUS 152 Jazz Ensemble 1
MUS 155 Chamber Ensemble – Brass 1
MUS 157 Guitar Ensembles 2
MUS 158 Chamber Singers 0.5 – 1
MUS 172 Repertory Jazz Ensemble 1
MUS 181 Computer Music II 3
MUS 184 Electronic Ensemble 3
MUS 187 Computer Music Composition 3
MUS 198 Palomar Symphony Orchestra 0.5 – 1
MUS 220 Applied Music 2
MUS 222 Performance Studies 0.5
MUS 223 Premier Chamber Ensembles 1
Group Two (Select 4-5 units)
MUS 115 Basic Keyboard I 2
MUS 116 Accelerated Basic Keyboard 3
MUS 117 Basic Keyboard II 2
MUS 119 Piano Skills I 2
MUS 131 Vocal Literature and Performance 2
MUS 175 Beginning Guitar 2
MUS 176 Intermediate Guitar 2
MUS 179 Beginning Flamenco Guitar 2
MUS 224 Introduction to Jazz Piano 2
MUS 225 Piano Skills II 2
Group Three (Select 3 units)
MUS 101 Survey of 20th Century Music 3
MUS 102 Introduction to Jazz 3
MUS 171 World Music 3

Total units 41 – 42
Recommended Elective
MUS 173 /DNCE 173/TA 173 Musical Theatre Scenes 1
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For more information, visit the Music section of the Palomar College Catalog and Palomar’s online class schedule.