The degree meets the requirements for a bachelor’s degree from a music department
at a university, provided you take four semesters of applied music instruction and
make satisfactory progress in either voice or a major instrument. Since program requirements
differ between universities, the official transfer pathway (https://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/ATASS.woa/wa/MajorGuidesNavAZ?School=EAC ) of the school which
you plan to attend upon leaving EAC should be consulted in order to adjust this program to your personal needs.
To successfully pursue a college career in music education, you must be able to play at least one instrument well; have some experience and/or training in voice; and possess knowledge of music theory. You must also possess or obtain adequate piano skills.
Music Theory Requirements
Music Practice and Literacy
Applied Music Requirements
Upon transfer to a university, all students must perform a placement audition in their area of emphasis. The audition will determine the credit awarded and entry level of applied instruction at the university.
Ensemble Participation Requirement
Music majors must enroll in a minimum of one ensemble per semester, typically the major large conducted performing group in your area of emphasis (instrumental, voice, strings, or keyboard).
Music Education Requirements
Choose from the list below for a total of 2 credits:
Piano Proficiency Requirement
In addition to completing the required courses listed above with a grade of “C” or
better, you must meet the following general graduation requirements to obtain this
• Complete at least 16 degree credits at Eastern Arizona College.
• Attain a cumulative grade point average of 2.00 or higher.
• File a Graduation Petition through your Gila Hank Online account at least 60 calendar
days prior to the end of the semester in which graduation is anticipated.
• Remove any indebtedness to the College.