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Virginia Community College System (VCCS) Transfer Guide

Music, B.M.

This is a recommended program of study for students planning to obtain a VCCS Associate of Arts (A.A.) or Associate of Arts and Sciences (A.A.& S.) degree in Music and transfer to George Mason University for a Bachelor of Music (B.M.) degree with a concentration in Composition, Music Education, Jazz or Performance.

Transfer Course1st2nd3rd4thGMU Equivalent
ENG 111 and ENG 112 33  ENGH 101 and ENGH ----
MTH 151 and MTH 152 33 MATH 106 and MATH ----
Foreign Language Requiremment5533Foreign Language
HIS 101   3HIST 101
Natural Science Lecture & Lab  44Natural Science
Behavioral & Social Science  33Social Science
MUS 1114   MUSI 115
MUS 112 4  MUSI 116
Chorus/Band/Orchestra/Ensemble111 MUSI ----
Applied Music (Major)22  MUSI ----
CST 110   3COMM 100
PED or RPK elective1 1 PHED ---- or PRLS ----
SDV 1001   UNIV 100
Total Credits:17181516 


Admission to the School of Music is competitive.  Transfer applicants are required to successfully pass a music audition to be considered for admission to the B.A. or B.M. degree programs.  Contact the School of Music to schedule your audition immediately after submission of your application:  703.993.1390

Four concentrations are offered for the Music, BM degree: composition, jazz, music education and performance.

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