Associate in Fine Arts in Music Degree

The Associate in Fine Arts in Music degree shall be granted for a planned program of study consisting of a minimum of 60-61 semester hours of college transfer courses. Within the degree program, the institution shall include opportunities for the achievement of competence in reading, writing, oral communication, fundamental mathematical skills, and basic computer use.

The Associate in Fine Arts (AFA) in Music degree shall be granted for a planned program of study consisting of a minimum of 60-61 semester hours of college transfer courses. Within the degree program, the institution shall include opportunities for the achievement of competence in reading, writing, oral communication, fundamental mathematical skills, and basic computer use. The degree plan includes required general education and prerequisite courses that are acceptable to all state funded Bachelor of Music programs.

Students who follow the degree progression plan will meet the entrance requirements at all of the North Carolina public Bachelor of Music programs. Associate in Fine Arts in Music graduates must meet the admission requirements and associated timelines as published by their chosen Bachelor of Music program. Admission into any Bachelor of Music program is not guaranteed.

To be eligible for the transfer of credits under the AFA in Music to the Bachelor of Music Articulation Agreement, community college graduates must obtain a grade of “C” or better in each course and an overall GPA of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale and meet the receiving institutions admissions requirements.

Total Semester Hours Credit required in program = 60-61* (A. UGETC + B. Additional Gen Ed Hrs + C. Other Required Hrs)

One semester hour of credit may be included in a 61 SHC Associate in Fine Arts in Music program of study. The transfer of this hour is not guaranteed.

Total General Education Hours Required = 25-26 semester hours credit (SHC). An asterisk (*) indicates that a prerequisite/corequisite is required; see your advisor for specific course information.

A. Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) = 22-23 SHC
All UGETC courses will transfer for equivalency credit to all UNC institutions. Foreign language courses are not classified as UGETC.

Notes:

1. Students must meet the receiving university’s foreign language/and/or health and physical education requirements, if applicable, prior to or after transfer to the senior institution.

2. All degree graduates of Montgomery Community College must demonstrate competency in the basic use of computers. To satisfy this requirement, students may utilize one of the following three options:
A. Provide evidence of computer courses taken in high school or at another college;
B. Take a computer course at MCC; or
C. Take the MCC Computer Competency Test

Click on a course to see if a prerequisite/corequisite course is required; see your advisor for specific course information.