Thuy  Simpson, Ph.D.

Thuy Simpson, Ph.D.

"There are several things I love about teaching at Grand Valley, but I have to say one of the best things about teaching at Grand Valley is the students. They are very respectful and they make teaching a lot more rewarding." - Thuy Simpson, Finance Department Read More

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Wayne County Community College

Program Guide: Music

First Year

First Semester
ENG 119 3
MAT 155 4
MUS 101 3
U.S. Diversity elective 3
MUS 110 3
16
Second Semester
ENG 120 3
World Perspectives elective 3
MUS 102 3
MUS 111 3
Elective 3
15
 

Second Year

First Semester
Science Lab elective 3
Social Science elective 3
Humanities elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
15
Second Semester
Science elective 4
Social Science elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
16
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.A., B.M., B.M.E.. Students seeking the B.A. degree must demonstrate third semester proficiency in a foreign language.
  • Each applicant wanting to major or minor in music is required to arrange for a personal audition with the Music Department.
  • Transfer students are required to complete a minimum of 30 hours at Grand Valley, which include at least eight hours in applied music, three hours in major ensembles, and nine additional hours in music to be determined by the advisor.
  • All students are required to take a theory placement exam and a keyboard placement exam.
  • All majors must fulfill the department recital and Music Major Seminar attendance requirements, fulfill the keyboard musicianship requirements, and perform one or two faculty-approved recitals, as appropriate to the degree program selected.
  • It is strongly recommended that students transfer after one year of basic courses.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Humanities elective must be a non-MUS course.  Social science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.
  • World Perspectives elecitves:  ANT 152, ANT 154, ENG 228, ENG 266, FRE 202, GEO 202, HIS 152, MWS 101, MWS 102, MWS 103, PHL 101, PHL 102, SPA 202
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  AAS 120, AAS 131, AAS 140, ANT 201, HIS 249, HIS 250, HIS 261, HUM 126, MWS 114, SOC 103, SOC 230, SOC 245
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