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Overview

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.

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Program Map for Associate in Fine Arts - Music

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Required Credits: 94 - 97

First Quarter

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

Second Quarter

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

Third Quarter

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

Fourth Quarter

Couse ID
Course Title
Credits
Typical Term Offered
MUSC 210
Improvisation III
1
Fall
MUSC 234
Jazz Combo
1
Winter/Spring
MUSC& 241
Music Theory IV
5
Fall
Choose one from:
ANTH& 206
Cultural Anthropology
5
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
MUSC 215
Symphony Orchestra
2
Fall/Winter/Spring
MUSC 227
Chamber Singers
2
Fall/Winter/Spring
MUSC 239
Chorus Men
2
Fall/Winter/Spring
MUSC 240
Chorus Women
2
Fall/Winter/Spring
MUSC 245
Concert Band
2
Fall/Winter/Spring
Choose one from:
ANTH& 100
Survey of Anthropology
5
Fall/Winter/Spring
ANTH& 206
Cultural Anthropology
5
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
PSYC& 100
General Psychology
5
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
SOC& 101
Introduction to Sociology
5
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
Choose one from:
ART& 100
Art Appreciation
5
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
CMST& 101
Introduction to Communication
5
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
MUSC 109
World Music
5
Fall/Winter/Spring
MUSC 124
History of Jazz
5
Fall/Winter/Spring
Total Credits
 
19 - 22
 

Fifth Quarter

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

Sixth Quarter

Couse ID
Course Title
Credits
Typical Term Offered
MUSC& 243
Music Theory VI
5
Spring
Choose one from:
MUSC 215
Symphony Orchestra
2
Fall/Winter/Spring
MUSC 227
Chamber Singers
2
Fall/Winter/Spring
MUSC 234
Jazz Combo
2
Winter/Spring
MUSC 239
Chorus Men
2
Fall/Winter/Spring
MUSC 240
Chorus Women
2
Fall/Winter/Spring
MUSC 245
Concert Band
2
Fall/Winter/Spring
Choose one from:
ASTR& 100
Survey of Astronomy
5
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
BIOL 107
Dinosaur Paleontology
5
Fall
CHEM 116
Reactions: Our Actions and Inactions
5
Fall
GEOL 116
Environmental Geology
5
Fall/Winter/Spring
GEOL& 100
Survey of Earth Science
5
Fall/Winter/Spring
Choose one from:
ANTH& 206
Cultural Anthropology
5
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
ART& 100
Art Appreciation
5
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
CMST& 101
Introduction to Communication
5
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
DRMA& 101
Introduction to Theater
5
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
ENGL& 102
Composition II
5
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
ENGL& 111
Introduction to Literature
5
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
JOURN 110
Mass Media
5
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
PHIL& 101
Introduction to Philosophy
5
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
Total Credits
 
17
 

  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.

  • 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