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 Northwest Vista College Library
1st Floor, Redbud Learning Center (RLC)
3535 N. Ellison Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78251
Mon - Thur: 7:30am - 8:30pm
Fri: 7:30am - 4:00pm
Sat: 8:30am - 2:30pm
    Northwest Vista College
  May 21, 2018
Northwest Vista College Schedule/Catalog 2014-2015 [Archived Catalog]

concentration in Music

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The Associate of Arts (AA) degrees are specifically designed for transfer as the equivalent of the first half of the Baccalaureate Degree requirements of most public colleges and Universities.

The Music concentration is designed to apply to the Baccalaureate Degree Program in Music but may also be applied to the Baccalaureate of Arts Degree or other Baccalaureate-level Degrees in Music as deemed appropriate by the awarding institution. Only 30 of the 42 general education core requirements will be completed at Northwest Vista College. The remaining 12 semester hour credits will be completed at the receiving institution. Students who complete the 30 hours of the general education core and 35 hours of music courses as outlined below will be eligible to receive the AA Degree with a concentration in Music.

Degree Requirements (Total Credit Hours 65)

Communication (10) Core - 2 courses (6 credit hours)

Mathematics (20) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)

Select 1 course from the Mathematics (20) Core 

Life and Physical Sciences (30) 1 course (3 credit hours)

Select 1 course from the Life and Physical Sciences (30) Core 

Language, Philosophy & Culture (40) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)

 Select 1 course from the Language, Philosophy & Culture (40) Core 

Creative Arts (50) Core - 1 Course (3 credit hours)

American History (60) Core - 2 courses (6 credit hours)

Select 2 courses from the American History (60) Core 

Government/Political Science (70) Core - 2 courses (6 credit hours)

Select 2 courses from Government/Political Science (70) Core 

Additional Requirements (35 hours)

Theory/Aural Skills (16 credit hours)

Principal Instrument (8 hours)

MUAP 12XX (Major Level)
MUAP 12XX (Major Level)
MUAP 22XX (Major Level)
MUAP 22XX (Major Level)

Music Literature (3 hours)

Ensemble (4 hours)


Keyboard Competency (4 hours)


The student is encouraged to carefully examine requirements at the transfer institution. Requirements vary from institution to institution and can change from one year to the next.

*Courses may be repeated for credit

#Courses offered at other Alamo Colleges

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