Associate of Arts in Music (A.A.)

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Associate of Arts in Music (AA)

Degree Overview

The associate’s degree in music provides students with foundational understanding and skills, in preparation for further education for such professions as church ministry, teaching, music and music therapy. Students receive comprehensive musical training. They acquire cross-cultural sensitivity in order to work with Christ’s disciples across the globe. Students also deepen their understanding of theory, music history and performance in the two-year degree.


At Crown College, well over 90% of our new graduates are employed or continuing their education in a master’s degree program.

The Office of Career Development at Crown is here to help you with your future career and can assist with resume development, career counseling, internships, and job placement. We encourage you to visit the office during your first year to begin planning your internship opportunities as well as developing a professional network.

Music (A.A.) Courses

Program Requirements

Christian Studies Core

General Education Core

II. General Education - 40 Credits

Major Core

III. Music Major - 20 Credits *

Total - 66-73 Credits*

1 Select humanities electives from COM, ENG, ESL, FAR, HIS, HUM, LAN, MUS, PHI, or PRC.

2 Select social science elective from ANT, CSJ, ECO, ESL, GEO, HIS, POL, PSY, or SOC.

3 Fine arts courses include music, art, drama, and dance. COM 328  also qualifies as a fine arts elective. (Only three credits of music organizations and/or lessons can be counted toward humanities/fine arts requirements.)

4 Students earning an A.A. in Music must complete four (4) satisfactory semesters of Music Hour. Transfer students must complete a Music Hour credit for every semester enrolled in the Music Department at Crown College.

* Some courses in the Music concentration may be used to fulfill Humanities or Fine Arts Electives as part of the General Education Core.

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