Is a degree in music for you? Music study and participation are their own rewards. If you sing or play a musical instrument, you develop skills
and understanding that will pay dividends regardless of the career you select. To the thousands of people working in the music business, a
career in music is not just a job. It is a fun, exciting, and fulfilling way to earn a living. Music provides you with a great source of
enjoyment throughout life!
At Western, you will have the advantage of small music classes, allowing for individualized instruction. You are valued as a music major and
have the opportunity to develop your full potential. Whether a vocalist or instrumentalist, you will have multiple performing ensembles in
which to participate. You may also experience the latest music technology through several hands-on courses.
PROGRAMS and DEGREE REQUIREMENTS:
There are four program options for Music. All of the Associate of Arts Degree options require 64 credits over 4 recommended semesters.
Notes: Applied Lessons and Ensemble must be filled with approved courses. Two individual Ensembles must be taken where listed for 2
credits. Some courses require instructor permission.
Below are the courses we offer that are most relevant to this program. Check the program options above to
see which courses are required. Courses in other academic areas are also required. Please view the College Catalog for course
descriptions not listed below.