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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Delta College

Program Guide: Music

First Year

First Semester
ENG 111 3
MTH 151 or 122 4
Music Ensemble 1
World Perspectives elective 3-4
Elective 4
15-16
Second Semester
ENG 112 3
U.S. Diversity elective 3
Elective 4
Music Ensemble 1
Elective 3
MUS 131 2
16
 

Second Year

First Semester
Humanities elective 3
Science elective 3
Elective 3
Music Ensemble 2
MUS 132 2
Social Science elective 3
16
Second Semester
Social Science elective 3
Elective 3
Science Lab elective 4
Music Ensemble 2
Humanities elective 3
15
 

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.
  • It is strongly recommend that students transfer after one year of basis courses. The freshman/sophomore required music courses are not available at Delta.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer agreement (MTA).  Science and social science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Humanities elective must be a non-MUS course.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.
  • 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.
  • World Perspectives electives:  FR 212, GE 212, GEO 113, GEO 255, HIS 111, IHU 234, LIT 228, LIT 229, LIT 241, LIT 260, MGT 265, POL 222, SOC 231, SOC 265, SPA 212, SSI 234
  • U.S.Diversity electives:  HIS 214, HIS 215, HIS 221, IHU 202, IHU 280, IHU 281, LIT 269, LIT 274, LIT 277, LIT 278, LIT 285, SOC 212, SOC 215, SOC 216, SOC 221
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