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Students who follow this academic plan will receive an Associate of Fine Arts.

Communication Hours
ENGL 1010 Composition I 3
ENGL 1020 Composition II 3
SPCH 1010 Fundamentals of Speech Communication 3
    or other approved speech/communication course  
Humanities and/or Fine Arts


MUS 1030 Music Appreciation** 3*
Social/Behavioral Sciences  (2 courses) 6
History  (2 courses) 6
Natural Sciences  (2 courses) 8
Mathematics  (1 course) 3-4
Area of Emphasis Requirements  
MUS 110 Music Theory I 3
MUS 120 Music Theory II 3
MUS 210 Music Theory III 3
MUS 111 Ear Training I 1
MUS 123 Ear Training II 1
MUS 215 Ear Training III 1
MUS 103 Class Piano I 1
MUS 104 Class Piano II 1
MUS   Lessons (arrange with program director) 8
MUS   Ensembles (appropriate to applied area - consult with faculty advisor) 4

*Students will complete the remaining six credit hours of the humanities requirement, including one course in literature, at universities upon transfer.

**Students who plan to transfer to the University of Memphis should complete a course in literature rather than Music Appreciation.

Students must successfully complete placement requirements in music theory, ear training, and piano at the university where transfer is planned.  Students must also successfully complete required university auditions as appropriate.

This is a Tennessee Transfer Pathway:

For further information: Humanities Division  865-354-3000, x4567

Roane State Community College
276 Patton Lane
Harriman, TN 37748-5011

(865) 354-3000 or toll free 866-462-7722
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