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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 or ENG 12533  ENGH 101 and ENGH ---- or ENGH 200
MTH 151 and MTH 15233  MATH 106 and MATH ----
Foreign Language Requiremment5533Foreign Language
Natural Science Lecture & Lab  44Natural Science
Behavioral & Social Science  33Social Science
MUS 1114   MUSI 115
MUS 112 4  MUSI 116
Chorus/Band/Orchestra/Ensemble 111MUSI ----
Applied Music (Major)  22MUSI ----
CST 110   3COMM 100
PED or RPK elective  1 PHED ---- or PRLS ----
SDV 1001   UNIV 100
Total Credits:16161416 


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.

Choose three of the following courses to fulfill the Chorus/Band/Orchestra/Ensemble requirement:  MUS 135, MUS 137, MUS 143, MUS 148, MUS 149

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