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Music Performance

Associate in Fine Arts (AFA)

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Details: Associate in Fine Arts (AFA)

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Credit Hours (CH)

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Program/Plan Number

0205

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Prerequisites

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Program General Requirements

29 CH

Students should meet with a college Academic Advisor for selection of specific course requirements for the A.F.A. degree.

Select Mathematics 118 – General Education Mathematics (4) OR Mathematics 125 – Introductory Statistics 125 (4)

Select Physical & Life Sciences course with NO Lab (4)

Select Physical & Life Sciences course with Lab (4)

English
ENGLISH 101
Composition 3
Development of critical and analytical skills in writing and reading of expository prose. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
ENGLISH 102
Composition 3
Continuation of English 101. Introduces methods of research and writing of investigative papers. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in English 101.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
Mathematics
MATH 118
General Education Math 4
Focuses on mathematical reasoning and the solving of real-life problems, rather than on routine skills and appreciation. Three or 4 topics are studied in depth, with at least 3 chosen from the following list: geometry, counting techniques and probability, graph theory, logic/set theory, mathematical modeling, mathematics of finance, game theory, linear programming and statistics. The use of calculators and computers are strongly recommended.
Prerequisites:Completion of Math 99 with a C or better, or ALEKS 46+, or COMPASS ALGEBRA 43+ AND College ALGEBRA 1-50, or ACT Math 21+, or SAT Math 500+ if before 3/1/16 (530+ if after 3/1/16), or Consent of department.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
Music
MUSIC 183
World Music 3
A study of representative music of the non-Western world, with an emphasis on its function within the culture of which it is a part. Elements, structure, listening, aesthetic perspectives; concert attendance. Students need no prior formal training or education in music to take this course. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
MUSIC 221
Music Literature & History 3
Introduction to the standard concert repertory through intensive guided listening. Representative works by major composers are chosen to illustrate the principal styles, forms and techniques of vocal and instrumental music. Assumes a fundamental knowledge and understanding of the elements of music. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Wilbur Wright
Psychology
PSYCH 201
General Psychology 3
Historical survey of psychology and a study of the sensory and perceptual processes: learning, thinking, remembering, emotional behavior, motivation, mechanism of adjustment, and the total personality. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
Speech
SPEECH 101-1
Fundamentals of Speech Communication 3
Theory and practice of oral communication; development of poise and confidence, delivery, and speech organization; public speaking practice; small group discussion, and development of standards of criticism. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright

Program Core Requirements

  CH

Additional Requirements

  CH

Program Elective Requirements

34 CH

Students should meet with a college Academic Advisor for selection of specific course requirements for the A.F.A. degree.

Select Music 101–Fundamentals of Music Theory (3)
OR
Music 102–Theory I (3) and Music 111–Aural/Keyboard (2)

Select Music 102–Theory I (3) and Music 111–Aural/Keyboard (2)
OR
Music 103–Theory II (3) and Music 112–Aural/Keyboard II (2)

Select Music 103–Theory II (3) and Music 112–Aural/Keyboard II (2)
OR
Music 201–Theory III (3) and Music 211–Aural/Keyboard III (2)

Select Music 201–Theory III (3) and Music 211–Aural/Keyboard III (2)
OR
Music 202–Theory IV (3) and Music 212–
Aural/Keyboard IV (2)

Music
MUSIC 101
Fundamentals of Music Theory 3
Introduction to music theory and application: rhythm, meter, scales, intervals, triads and musical terminology; development of aural and keyboard skills. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course. No credit toward graduation for music majors.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for Math 99 or Higher or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
MUSIC 102
Music Theory I 3
Realization of figured and unfigured bases and harmonization of melodies. Triads and inversions. Harmonic analysis. Keyboard application. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Music 101, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Wilbur Wright
MUSIC 103
Music Theory II 3
Realization of figured and unfigured bass and harmonization of melodies. Chords of the seventh and ninth sequences, diatonic modulation. Harmonic analysis. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Music 102, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Wilbur Wright
MUSIC 105
Group Piano I 2
Class instruction in beginning piano techniques through study in small groups. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course. 1 lecture and 2 lab hours per week.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
MUSIC 106
Group Piano II 2
Continuation of Music 105. Minimum of six hours practice per week required for credit. Students majoring in music are required to take two semesters of study with a private instructor following this course. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Music 105, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Kennedy-King Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
MUSIC 111
Aural & Keyboard Skills I 2
Sight singing, ear training and rhythmic dictation with keyboard application. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Music 101, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Olive-Harvey Wilbur Wright
MUSIC 112
Aural & Keyboard Skills II 2
Continuation of Music 111. Advanced ear training and sight singing, melodic dictation and more complex harmonic structures. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Music 111, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Olive-Harvey Wilbur Wright
MUSIC 181
Applied Music-Freshman Level I 2
Individual instruction in applied music. Includes weekly private lesson (minimum of one hour). First of a four-course sequence of private music lessons required of students in Associate in Fine Arts music curriculum. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Wilbur Wright
MUSIC 182
Applied Music-Freshman Level II 2
Continuation of the process initiated in Music 181. Individual instruction in applied music. Includes weekly private lessons (minimum of one hour). Second of a four-course sequence of private music lessons required of students in Associate in Fine Arts Music curriculum. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Music 181, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Wilbur Wright
MUSIC 201
Music Theory III 3
Written harmonization of melodies with strict style figuration. Eleventh and thirteenth chords, modal and chromatic alterations, chromatic modulation. Harmonic analysis. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Music 103, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Wilbur Wright
MUSIC 211
Aural and Keyboard Skills III 2
Continuation of Music 112. Further development of aural perception (melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic dictation) and abilities in sight-singing (single melodies and duets). Application of harmonic concepts at the keyboard. This course is the third in a four-semester sequence of courses in which music majors need to enroll each term of the freshman and sophomore year. The course may be offered separately or with one or more topics combined. Aural skills include sequential development of ear training, sight singing, and dictation and may also include computer-assisted instruction and/or other applications. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Music 112, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Wilbur Wright
MUSIC 281
Applied Music-Sophomore Level I 2
Individual instruction in applied music. Includes weekly private lesson (minimum of one hour). Third course in a four-course sequence of private music lessons required of students in Associate in Fine Arts music curriculum. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Music 181, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Wilbur Wright
MUSIC 282
Appl Music-Soph Lvl II 2
Individual instruction in applied music. Includes weekly private lesson (minimum of one hour). Last course in a four-course sequence of private music lessons required of students in Associate in Fine Arts music curriculum. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Music 281, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Wilbur Wright

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