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If you plan to earn a bachelor’s degree in music, this two-year music program will provide the foundation you need to transfer to a four-year college or university.

In this program, you’ll complete the general education requirements for a bachelor’s degree while studying music theory, history and performance. You’ll grow as a musician through private instruction and many vocal and instrumental performance opportunities, including large and small ensembles, solo recitals, workshops with professional artists, and regional and national competitions.

Whether you want to teach music, become a professional performer or composer, or work in the music industry, this program will help you turn your musical talent into a career.

SFCC offers it's music students a plethora of performance opportunities every quarter. View the current concert schedule and find more informationhere.

  1. Graduates meet audition standards for transfer to a four-year school of music.
  2. Graduates pass any necessary proficiency exams in music theory for transfer to a four-year school of music.
  3. Graduates transfer to a four-year school of music (public or private university).
  4. Students master a standard body of literature relevant to pursuit of a BA or BM degree in music.
  5. Students are connected with music community in the area.
  6. Students participate in recorded performances and recitals demonstrating musicality.

You and your advisor will use this program map as a starting point in creating your own personal education plan, customized to your needs and goals.

Program Map for Associate in Fine Arts - Music

Choose program map:

Total Credits: 94

First Quarter

Couse ID
Course Title
Credits
MUSC 124
History of Jazz
5
MUSC 176
Beginner Piano Class I
2
MUSC& 141
Music Theory I
5
Choose one from:
MUSC 115
Symphony Orchestra
2
MUSC 127
Chamber Singers
2
MUSC 139
Chorus Men
2
MUSC 140
Chorus Women
2
MUSC 145
Concert Band
2
Total Credits
 
14
 

Second Quarter

Couse ID
Course Title
Credits
ENGL& 101
English Composition I
5
MUSC 111
Improvisation I
1
MUSC 134
Small Ensemble
1
MUSC 177
Beginner Piano Class II
2
MUSC& 142
Music Theory II
5
Choose one from:
MUSC 115
Symphony Orchestra
2
MUSC 127
Chamber Singers
2
MUSC 139
Chorus Men
2
MUSC 140
Chorus Women
2
MUSC 145
Concert Band
2
Total Credits
 
16
 

Third Quarter

Couse ID
Course Title
Credits
MATH& 107
Math in Society
5
MUSC 112
Improvisation II
1
MUSC 134
Small Ensemble
1
MUSC 178
Beginner Piano Class III
2
MUSC& 143
Music Theory III
5
Choose one from:
MUSC 115
Symphony Orchestra
2
MUSC 127
Chamber Singers
2
MUSC 139
Chorus Men
2
MUSC 140
Chorus Women
2
MUSC 145
Concert Band
2
Total Credits
 
16
 

Fourth Quarter

Couse ID
Course Title
Credits
MUSC 210
Improvisation III
1
MUSC 234
Jazz Combo
1
MUSC& 241
Music Theory IV
5
Choose one from:
MUSC 215
Symphony Orchestra
2
MUSC 227
Chamber Singers
2
MUSC 239
Chorus Men
2
MUSC 240
Chorus Women
2
MUSC 245
Concert Band
2
Choose one from:
ANTH& 100
Survey of Anthropology
5
ANTH& 206
Cultural Anthropology
5
PSYC& 100
General Psychology
5
SOC& 101
Introduction to Sociology
5
Choose one from:
ART& 100
Art Appreciation
5
CMST& 101
Introduction to Communication
5
MUSC 109
World Music
5
MUSC 124
History of Jazz
5
Total Credits
 
19
 

Fifth Quarter

Couse ID
Course Title
Credits
MUSC& 242
Music Theory V
5
Choose one from:
MUSC 215
Symphony Orchestra
2
MUSC 227
Chamber Singers
2
MUSC 234
Jazz Combo
2
MUSC 239
Chorus Men
2
MUSC 240
Chorus Women
2
MUSC 245
Concert Band
2
Choose one from:
ASTR& 101
Introduction to Astronomy
5
CHEM& 110
Chemical Concepts w/Lab
5
ENVS& 101
Intro to Environmental Science
5
GEOL& 101
Intro to Physical Geology
5
Total Credits
 
12
 

Sixth Quarter

Couse ID
Course Title
Credits
MUSC& 243
Music Theory VI
5
Choose one from:
MUSC 215
Symphony Orchestra
2
MUSC 227
Chamber Singers
2
MUSC 234
Jazz Combo
2
MUSC 239
Chorus Men
2
MUSC 240
Chorus Women
2
MUSC 245
Concert Band
2
Choose one from:
ASTR& 100
Survey of Astronomy
5
BIOL 107
Dinosaur Paleontology
5
CHEM 116
Reactions: Our Actions and Inactions
5
GEOL 116
Environmental Geology
5
GEOL& 100
Survey of Earth Science
5
Choose one from:
ART& 100
Art Appreciation
5
DRMA& 101
Introduction to Theater
5
ENGL& 102
Composition II
5
JOURN 110
Mass Media
5
PHIL& 101
Introduction to Philosophy
5
Total Credits
 
17
 

You and your advisor will use the Program Map located on this page to create your own personal education plan, customized to you interests and goals, your starting quarter, your schedule (part-time or full-time), any prior credits you have, and the classes available each quarter.
To see an up-to-date list of required classes for your degree/certificate, click here for AA/AS/DTA degrees , click here for AFA/AAS degrees and certificates.

  • Tuition

  • Resident

    $
    12,298
  • Non-Resident

    $
    17,662
  • International

    $
    31,258
  • Max. Books

    $
    942
  • Max. Course Fees

    $
    120
  • Institutional Fees

    $
    1,649

  • Dusty Thomas
    Dusty Thomas
    Adjunct Academic Employee
    Dusty.Thomas@sfcc.spokane.edu
    N/A
  • Bonnie Glantz
    Bonnie Glantz
    Dean Visual/Perform Arts
    B.A., Walla Walla College; M.A., University of Northern Iowa
    Bonnie.Glantz@sfcc.spokane.edu
    509-533-3339
  • Jennifer Day
    Jennifer Day
    Administrative Assistant 3
    Jennifer.Day@sfcc.spokane.edu
    509-533-3720
  • Rosi Guerrero
    Rosi Guerrero
    Music
    B.MUS., University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia; M.MUS., University of Arizona, Tucson; D.M.A,, Michigan State University, East Lansing
    Rosi.Guerrero@sfcc.spokane.edu
    509-533-3719
  • Gerald Krumbholz
    Gerald Krumbholz
    Music
    B.A., University of South Florida; M.M. University of Cincinnati; Ph.D. University of Rochester
    Gerald.Krumbholz@sfcc.spokane.edu
    509-533-3991
  • Nathan Lansing
    Nathan Lansing
    Music
    A.A.S., Edmonds Community College; B.M., M.M., Central Washington University
    Nathan.Lansing@sfcc.spokane.edu
    509-533-3721
  • David Larsen
    David Larsen
    Music
    B.A., Pacific University; M.M., University of Oregon; M.A.T., Western Oregon University
    David.Larsen@sfcc.spokane.edu
    509-533-3724
  • Danny McCollim
    Danny McCollim
    Audio Technology
    A.A.S., Spokane Community College; B.M., Berklee College of Music
    Danny.McCollim@sfcc.spokane.edu
    509-533-3238
  • Jason Moody
    Jason Moody
    Adjunct Academic Employee
    Jason.Moody@sfcc.spokane.edu
    509-533-3769
  • Andrea Olsen
    Andrea Olsen
    Adjunct Academic Employee
    Andrea.Olsen@sfcc.spokane.edu
    509-533-3778
  • Paul Raymond
    Paul Raymond
    Adjunct Academic Employee
    Paul.Raymond@sfcc.spokane.edu
    N/A
  • JP Shields
    JP Shields
    Adjunct Academic Employee
    JP.Shields@sfcc.spokane.edu
    509-279-6452
  • Rick Westrick
    Rick Westrick
    Adjunct Academic Employee
    Rick.Westrick@sfcc.spokane.edu
    509-533-3720
  • David Turner
    David Turner
    Adjunct Academic Employee
    David.Turner@sfcc.spokane.edu
    N/A
  • Brendan McMurphy
    Brendan McMurphy
    Adjunct Academic Employee
    Brendan.Mcmurphy@sfcc.spokane.edu
    N/A
  • Janet Hubbard
    Janet Hubbard
    Adjunct Academic Employee
    Janet.Hubbard@sfcc.spokane.edu
    509-533-3195
  • Denika Kleinmann
    Denika Kleinmann
    Adjunct Academic Employee
    Denika.Kleinmann@sfcc.spokane.edu
    N/A
  • Katie Upton
    Katie Upton
    Adjunct Academic Employee
    Katie.Upton@sfcc.spokane.edu
    N/A
  • Mary Trotter
    Mary Trotter
    Music Accompanist
    Mary.Trotter@sfcc.spokane.edu
    509-533-3339
  • Michael Gerety
    Michael Gerety
    Adjunct Academic Employee
    Michael.Gerety@sfcc.spokane.edu
    N/A
  • John Conte
    John Conte
    Music Accompanist
    John.Conte@sfcc.spokane.edu
    N/A
  • Heather Bellerud
    Heather Bellerud
    Curriculum Advisor
    Heather.Bellerud@sfcc.spokane.edu
    509-533-3195

Have a question? Let's hear it.

Rosi Guerrero

Department Chair
Rosi.Guerrero@sfcc.spokane.edu
509-533-3719

Heather Bellerud

Curriculum Advisor
Heather.Bellerud@sfcc.spokane.edu
509-533-3195
Building 15, Room 106