Merritt Taylor, Ph.D.

Merritt Taylor, Ph.D.

"Grand Valley students are well prepared, they work hard, and it's a great opportunity and privilege as a professor to be able to show them opportunities that they may not have seen before." - Merritt Taylor, Biomedical Sciences Department Read More

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West Shore Community College

Program Guide: Music

First Year

First Semester
ENG 111 3
MTH 151 4
MUS electivve 3
Social Science elective 3
Elective 3
Music Ensemble 1
17
Second Semester
ENG 112 3
Elective 3
Social Science elective 3
Music Ensemble 1
Science elective 4
Humanities elective 3
17
 

Second Year

First Semester
World Perspectives elective 3
Music Ensemble 1
Humanities elective 3
Lab Science elective 4
U.S. Diversity elective 3
14
Second Semester
Elective 3
Music Ensemble 1
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
13
 

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.
  • Students may want to consider transferring after one year of basic courses. None of the freshman/sophomore music courses are not available at WSCC.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Humanities electives must be selected from different disciplines.  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 electives:  ANT 112, GEO 133, LIT 213, PHL 202, SPN 202, HIS 142
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  ANT 114, SOC 275, HIS 145, HIS 146
  • 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.
  • Each applicant will be required to arrange a personal audition with the Music Department.
  • All students will be required to take a theory placement exam and a keyboard placement exam.
  • All majors must fulfill the departmental 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.
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