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Associate in Fine Arts in Music Degree (AFA-M) (A10700)

Location(s): Carrington-Scott Campus (Graham Campus)

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Program Description

In order to complete the Associate in Fine Arts in Music degree at Alamance Community College, students must earn 60-61 hours of college credit in the categories listed in the table. All students must complete at least 22-23 credit hours from the Universal General Education Transfer Component list of courses. As part of their degree, students are required to complete one Academic Transitions course, 34-36 credit hours of music and 3 credit of courses classified as pre-major, elective, general education, or UGETC within the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement.

*Music students transferring from ACC to a four-year institution may be required to take a music theory proficiency exam before entering the next level class music and music theory

Articulation Agreements


  • UAA agreement with constituent institutions of The University of North Carolina that operate a Bachelor of Music Program
  • North Carolina Wesleyan University

Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)

English Composition (6 semester hours required)

Humanities/Fine Arts (3 semester hours required)

Social/Behavioral Sciences (6 semester hours required from 2 subject areas)

Natural Sciences (4 semester hours required)

Mathematics (3-4 semester hours required)

Total Universal General Education Transfer Component: 22-23 Credit Hours

General Education: Music Requirements

Music Courses (14 semester hours required)

Ensemble (8 semester hours required)

Total Music Requirements: 22 Credit Hours

Additional UGETC Hours (3 hours required)

Required Music Elective

Additional General Education Hours

Choose from any course listed above or from the following courses: (9-12 semester hours)

Total Additional Hours Required: 15 Credit Hours

Academic Transition: 1 Credit Hour

College Transfer

Total Credit Hours: 60

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