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hcc catalogue '11-'12

Arts and Humanities - Programs of Study

A.A. Degree (Transfer) An Arts and Sciences Area of Study
Application Code 67

For curriculum information, contact the Arts and Humanities Division—Room HVPA 200—443-518-1480.   This curriculum is designed as a guide for students planning to transfer to a four-year institution that offers a bachelor’s degree in Music (Music Education, Performance, Musicology, Music Theory, Composition, or Jazz/Commercial Music). Students are advised to check the requirements of the institution to which they intend to transfer. The goal of the music area of study is to produce well-rounded musicians with demonstrable excellence in core musical knowledge, solo performance, and collaborative musicianship. Music majors are required to meet with a music faculty advisor in the music department for advising and assessment before registering.

Students enrolled in transfer patterns must take a
minimum of 30 credits in General Education. Each student’s
total of general education and required courses must equal
at least 60 semester hours of credit.
CompositionENGL-121 College Composition3
Humanities, Arts & 
 Literature1MUSC-202 Music Literature in Context I3
 Humanities Core Course (see p. 64)
 Literature Core Course (see p. 63)6-8
Social Sciences2Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Courses
 (see p. 65)6
ScienceScience Core Courses (see p. 66; must include
 one course with lab)7-8
MathematicsMathematics Core Course (see p. 66)3-5
InterdisciplinaryInterdisciplinary and Emerging Issues Core
 Course (see p. 66)2-3
MUSC-203Music Literature in Context II3
MUSC-110AMusic Theory I3
MUSC-110PEar Training and Musicianship I1
MUSC-111AMusic Theory II3
MUSC-111PEar Training and Musicianship II1
MUSC-114Keyboard Skills I1
MUSC-115Keyboard Skills II1
MUSC-210AMusic Theory III3
MUSC-210PEar Training and Musicianship III1
MUSC-211AMusic Theory IV3
MUSC-211PEar Training and Musicianship IV1
MUSC-117Applied Music I2
MUSC-117LApplied Music I Lab
MUSC-118Applied Music II2
MUSC-118LApplied Music II Lab
MUSC-217Applied Music III2
MUSC-217LApplied Music III Lab
MUSC-218Applied Music IV2
MUSC-218LApplied Music IV Lab
MUSC-131-134; orEnsemble (Major)3 I – IV
MUSC-151-154; or 
MUSC-171-174; or 
1MUSC-202 (3 credits), plus one Humanities Core Course (3 credits), plus one Literature Core Course (3 credits) satisfies the Humanities, Arts and Literature Core requirement, OR a World Language Sequence (8 credits), plus MUSC-202 (3 credits) satisfies the Humanities, Arts and Literature Core requirement.
2One History Core Course is required and may be taken as either a Social and Behavioral Sciences Core or a Humanities Core. No more than 6 credits may be taken in History to meet Humanities Core and Social and Behavioral Sciences Core requirements.
3Ensembles counting as major ensembles include HCC Singers, HCC Jazz Band, The Columbia Concert Band, and The Columbia Orchestra.  All other ensembles are considered to be secondary or minor ensembles.


hcc catalogue '11-'12

Accounting - ACCT
Aging Services - AGNG
American Sign Language - AMSL
Anthropology - ANTH
Arabic - ARAB 
Art - ARTT 
Astronomy - ASTR
Bioinformatics - BFMT 
Biology - BIOL 
Biomedical Engineering - BMET
Business - BMGT 
Cardiovascular Technology - CARD
Chemistry - CHEM 
Chinese - CHNS 
Cisco - CSCO 
Computer-Aided Design - CADD
Computer Forensics - CFOR 
Computer Systems - CMSY 
Conflict Resolution - CRES
Construction Management - CNST 
Cooperative Education - COOP
Criminal Justice - CRIM 
Culinary Management - CMGT 
Dance - DANC
Dental Hygiene - DHYG 
Diagnostic Medical
Sonography - DMSU

Economics - ECON 
Education - EDUC 
Electronics - ELEC 
Emergency Medical Technician/
Paramedic - EMSP
Engineering -ENES 
English- ENGL 
Entrepreneurship - ENTR 
Environmental Science - ENST
Exercise Science - EXSC 
Farsi - FARS
Film - FILM 
Financial Planning- FNPL 
Fine Arts - FINE 
First-Year Experience - FYEX
French - FREN 
Geography - GEOG
Geology - GEOL

German - GERM 
Greek - GREK 
Health Care - HEAL 
Health Education - HEED 
Hebrew - HBRW
Hindi - HNDI
History - HIST 
Horticulture - HORT 
Hospitality Management - HMGT
Human Development - HMDV 
Human Services - HUMS 
Humanities - HUMN
Interior Design - INDS
Italian - ITAL 
Japanese - JPNS
Korean - KORE 
Life Fitness - LFIT 
Mathematics - MATH 
Medical Laboratory
Technician - MLTS

Meteorology - METO 
Microsoft - MSFT 
Music - MUSC 
Nursing - NURS 
Nutrition - NUTR
Office Technology - OFFI 
Philosophy - PHIL 
Physical Therapist
Assistant - PTAP
Physics - PHYS 
Political Science - POLI 
Portuguese - PORT
Psychology - PSYC 
Public Health - PUBH
Radiologic Technology - RADT
Retailing - RETL 
Russian - RUSS 
Social Work - SOWK
Sociology - SOCI 
Spanish - SPAN 
Speech - SPCH 
Television and Radio - TVRD
Theatre - THET 
Turkish - TURK
Women's Studies - WMST