The Music program at Columbia College provides students with a core curriculum of music theory, musicianship, private study and performance. The degree integrates music study, aural skills, writing and performance in order to foster artistic and critical thinking and a broad foundation of musical skill.
Core Music classes:
- Music Theory
- Applied Music-Private Lessons
- Performance Ensemble-Choir, Orchestra, etc.
- Music History
- Survey of Music: Blues & Jazz to Rock n'Roll
- Jazz Studies
Music Majors go into a variety of careers, some examples are:
|Singer/Musician||Music Educator (TK-12 w/credential)||Composer|
|Artist Managers||Music Director||Orchestra Librarian|
|Accompanist||Artist Scouting||College Professor|
|Music Tutor||Music Performance||Music Publishing|
|Copyright Administrator||Recording Musician||Music/Copyright Attorney|
|Music Promoter||Music Production/Engineer||Music Therapist|
Students successfully completing the Music Associate in Arts for Transfer (AA-T) Degree have a solid foundation for pursuing further education in Music or a related field. This AA-T degree is specifically designed to streamline transfer to CSU, see www.adegreewithaguarantee.com for details. We also offer transfer preparation to UC system, as well as many private and out of state schools as well. Please see a counselor to determine the best route for your specific goals.