Liberal Arts and Science: Music Option

The Camden County College music program delivers a curriculum of written, aural and piano theory designed to help each student develop mature skills in analysis, composition and ear training. In addition, after three semesters of ensemble performance and private lessons, each student participates in the development and implementation of a music recital.   Apply & Register Program Details

The Camden County College music program delivers a curriculum of written, aural and piano theory designed to help each student develop mature skills in analysis, composition and ear training. In addition, after three semesters of ensemble performance and private lessons, each student participates in the development and implementation of a music recital.

 


Area of Interest:
Arts
Degree/Certificate:
Associate in Arts
Code Course Credits
First Year / First Semester
ENG-101 English Composition I 3
HIS-111 HIS-111or  
HIS-101 World Civilization I 3
...-... Language General Education Elective1 3
...-... Social Science General Education Elective 3
...-... Technology General Education Elective 3
MUS-161 College Choir I or  
MUS-162 College Choir II or  
MUS-263 College Choir III or  
MUS-264 College Choir IV 1
    16
Second Semester
ENG-102 English Composition II 3
HIS-112 Western Civilization II or  
HIS-102 World Civilization II or  
HIS-103 World Civilization III 3
MUS-103 Intermediate Music Lessons 1
MUS-104 Aural Theory I 2
MUS-123 Music Theory I 3
MUS-125 Class Piano I 1
MUS-... Ensemble Elective 1
...-... Language General Education Elective1 3
    17
Code Course Credits
First Year / First Semester
MUS-105 Advanced Music Lessons I 1
MUS-124 Music Theory II 3
MUS-200 Aural Theory II 2
MUS-201 Class Piano II 1
MUS-... Ensemble Elective 1
...-... Laboratory Science General Education Elective2 4
MTH-... Mathematics General Education Elective 3
    15
MUS-202 Advanced Music Lessons II 1
SPE-102 Public Speaking 3
...-... Social Science General Education Elective 3
MTH-... Mathematics General Education Elective or  
...-... Science General Education Elective 3/4
...-... Diversity General Education Elective 3
...-... Humanities General Education Elective3
(not a History or Language course)
3
    16/17
  Total Minimum Credits 64
1 Must take six credits in one language. It is recommended that music majors take six credits in German or Italian. See Course Descriptions for requisites on placement..
2 The following laboratory science courses are recommended for non-science majors: BIO-106, BIO-130, BIO-140, CHM-140, PHY-103.
3 ENG-271 World Literature I is a recommended course.

Program Goals

  • To prepare students to demonstrate beginning competencies in music.
  • To prepare students to demonstrate stage presence, concert acumen, and develop the confidence that comes as a result of successful concert presentation.
  • To provide students with the information necessary to develop the essential technical skills on instruments or voices through private instruction.
  • To obtain concert production skills through participation in the preparation of concerts; i.e., public relations, ticket sales, stage and auditorium preparation, facilities requests.
  • To learn artistic and technical music competencies through observing professionals via our artist series and those of area colleges and public theaters.
  • To prepare students to evaluate their own musical growth and development.
  • To provide students with a General Education foundation.
  • To prepare students to transfer to a four-year institution.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

At the end of the program, the graduate will be able to:

  1. Perform, analyze, dictate and discuss an advanced repertoire of music.
  2. Perform in piano, choral and ensemble.
  3. Present a collegiate recital showcasing a variety of music and techniques.
  4. Explain and apply music theory.

Post-Baccalaureate Employment Opportunities

  • Composer/arranger
  • Conductor
  • Music librarian
  • Music therapist
  • Newspaper critic/reporter
  • Producer
  • Professional musician/recording artist
  • Sound mixer
  • Teacher- elementary, secondary, post secondary, and studio
  • Tuner/technician/instrumental repair

Contact Person

Professor Mike Billingsley, Coordinator
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4563
email: mbillingsley@camdencc.edu 

Additional information

CIP Code

CIP Code 24.0101

Program Code

MUS.AA