Tyler Way

Tyler Way

"Grand Valley's liberal education broadened my experiences. I got to learn a lot of different subjects, and then I got to choose and pick which one I really wanted to dive into and focus on." - Tyler Way '09, Footwear Designer, Sebago - Wolverine Worldwide; Creative Director, Fashion Has Heart; Freelancer Read More

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Washtenaw Community College

Program Guide: Music

First Year

First Semester
ENG 111 4
MTH 176 4
MUS 140 3
MUS Ensemble 1
Elective 3
15
Second Semester
ENG 226 3
MUS 142 3
World Perspectives elective 3
MUS Ensemble 1
Elective 3
Social Science elective 3
16
 

Second Year

First Semester
Science Lab elective 4
Social Science elective 3
Elective 3
MUS Ensemble 1
Elective 3
MUS elective 2
16
Second Semester
Science elective 4
U.S. Diversity elective 3
Humanities elective 3
Elective 3
MUS Ensemble 1
14
 

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).  Humanities elective must be a non-MUS course.  Science 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.  
  • ENG 111 and ENG 226 both transfer to GVSU as WRT 150.  If students don't complete the MTA, students will only receive the benefit of one of the courses.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANT 201, GEO 101, HST 122, HST 123, HUM 145, HU M 146, PLS 211, SPN 202, SPN 224
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  ENG 181, HST 150, HST 201, HST 202, SOC 205, SOC 207, SOC 230
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