Craig Benjamin, Ph.D.

Craig Benjamin, Ph.D.

"I'm strong on encouraging students to explore the world and helping them unlock this great potential that they may not have known was there. It's a profoundly satisfying job." - Craig Benjamin, History Department Read More

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Grand Rapids Community College

Program Guide: Music

First Year

First Semester
MU 113 3
MU 115 1
MU 121 1
MA 110 4
MU 195 or 196 or 197 1
EN 100 or 101 3
Elective 3
16
Second Semester
MU 114 3
MU 251 3
MU 116 1
MU 122 1
EN 102 3
World Perspective elective 3
Science elective 3
17
 

Second Year

First Semester
MU 213 3
MU 215 1
MU 252 3
Social Science elective 3
MU 221 1
U.S. Diversity elective 3
14
Second Semester
MU 214 3
MU 216 1
Social Science elective 3
MU 222 1
Science lab elective 4
Humanities elective 3
15
 

NOTES:

  • 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.
  • Degrees offered: B.A., B.M., and B.M.E.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • IT IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED THAT STUDENTS SEE THE GRCC COUNSELING AND CAREER CENTER FOR A LIST OF COURSES THAT WILL FULFILL ELECTIVES.
  • World Perspectives electives:  AN 201, AN 210, AN 285, BA 288, EC 290, EN 252, EN 281, EN 282, FR 232, GR 232, GE 135, GE 210, GE 296, HS 101, HS 102, HS 120, HS 121, HS 230, HS 239, HS 240, HS 241, HS 242, HS 290, HS 295, PS 201, PS 202, PS 215, SP 232
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  AN 280, COM 235, EN 251, EN 261, EN 270, EN 271, EN 272, EN 278, GE 281, HS 215, HS 249, HS 250, HS 281, PL 207, SO 254, SO 260, SO 261, SO 262, SO 265, SO 270
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