Associate of Arts
Students seeking a transfer credential from East Central College will traditionally study in an Associate of Arts (AA) degree program. Each AA degree program is comprised of a 42 credit hour block of general education coursework coupled with a minimum of 18 credit hours of elective coursework, typically in the academic discipline chosen.
Associate of Fine Arts in Music (AFA in Music)
The East Central College Associate of Fine Arts (AFA) in Music is designed to transfer into baccalaureate degree programs for students who wish to complete a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Music, a Bachelor of Music (BM), or a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Music. The curriculum provides general education courses required of liberal arts students and music specialization courses required by four year institutions.
The Department of Music at East Central College offers a viable transfer program, a variety of performing and learning experiences and a dynamic concert series for the campus and region. Our talented faculty members offer high quality instruction in general education and core music curriculum and music performance fields which includes: music theory I-IV, music history, applied music in voice, piano, woodwind, strings, brass, percussion, guitar, choral ensembles, band ensembles, percussion ensembles, music appreciation, world music, fundamentals of music, jazz improvisation, and class pianos in a state-of-the-art class piano lab.
The department offers a variety of performance opportunities through student recitals and ensemble concerts. The college is recognized as a center of artistic excellence in the community offering a rewarding cultural and intellectual learning environment. Students have the opportunities to attend on-campus performances, lectures and master classes by world-class artists.
For more information, please visit eastcentralmusic.com
Additional Information & Links:
- 2018-2019 Music Department Student Handbook
- 2017 faculty bios
- List of performing groups
- Sample degree plan/course schedule
- East Central Children’s Chorale
- Concert Brochures and Poster
- Patrons of the Arts Schedule
- Scholarship information
- Health and Safety