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2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Transfer Guide SFCC AFA Music to UCM BM Music: Piano Option

State Fair Community College

The below courses are required for Music majors and can be fulfilled at SFCC as part of the AFA requirements. If these courses are not taken at SFCC, they must be completed at UCM. The full list of AFA requirements can be found in the SFCC catalog.

Students who transfer to UCM with an Associate of Fine Arts degree will need to complete the general education requirements at UCM. Some courses are outlined below. See UCM General Education Requirements at the bottom of this guide.

AFA General Education Requirements: 42 Semester Hours

The below courses are recommended to be taken at SFCC as part of the AFA degree and fulfill UCM general education/major requirements (listed in parentheses).

Written/Oral Communication - 9

Social and Behavioral Sciences - 9

Mathematical Sciences - 3

Choose one course from the following:

Natural Sciences - 7

Science With Lab

Choose one course from the following:

Science Without Lab

Choose one course from the following:

  • BIO 103 Human Biology (3) transfers as   (Knowledge Area II)
  • BIO 105 Wildlife Conservation (3) transfers as GNED 1915 Transferred BIOL w/no Lab (Knowledge Area II)

Humanities and Fine Arts - 9

MUS 103 and 104 are required. Choose 3 more hours. See SFCC’s catalog for options.

General Education Elective - 5

One Literature course is recommended.

AFA Music Core: 20 Semester Hours

AFA Music Electives: 5 Semester Hours

AFA Concert and Recital Attendance: 4 Semesters

Minimum Total Hours Required for SFCC AFA: 67 Semester Hours

UCM BM Music: Piano Option

The below list of courses represents the requirements a student will have left to complete after transferring to UCM with an Associate of Fine Arts degree. Any courses listed above not taken at SFCC must be completed as part of the BM requirements.

Major Requirements: 63 Semester Hours

General Education Requirements: 8-9 Semester Hours

The following General Education  requirements will need to be completed at UCM

Free Choice Electives

Additional hours may be required depending on transfer coursework and course selection at UCM. Hours must reach at least 120 overall with at least 30 at upper-level.

Upper-level courses have course numbers in the 3000’s or 4000’s. Courses taken at SFCC that transfer to UCM as upper-level courses do NOT count towards upper-level hours.

Minimum Total Hours Required for BM: 120 Semester Hours

This guide is based on the UCM 2020 Undergraduate Catalog and is subject to change. This guide is a recommendation only and your actual program may vary. Time to degree completion and course sequencing will depend on any credits transferred to UCM and on planned placement in math, reading, and writing. See the current UCM Undergraduate Catalog and SFCC Course Catalog for a complete listing of academic policies, curriculum, prerequisites, and course descriptions.