If music is your love, come learn in a program that offers personal instruction and opportunities for performance. DSCC's Music program offers small class sizes for more one-on-one instruction and personal development.
The Music emphasis (Tennessee Transfer Pathway) is designed to provide the student with the first two years of academic training necessary to complete a degree in Music at a four-year college or university. The courses included here parallel the basic first two years of the four-year music curriculum to enable the student to major in music education, church music, music business, or performance. DSCC offers dual admission opportunities with several universities.
Typical Jobs: This program is designed to prepare a student for transfer to their chosen four-year degree. Typical jobs include songwriter, teacher, music sales and marketing, sound technician, recording engineer, performing artist after obtaining a bachelor's degree.
The Associate of Fine Arts degree, Music emphasis (Tennessee Transfer Pathway), prepares the student for transfer to their chosen four-year college. The courses included here parallel the basic first two years of the four-year music curriculum to enable the student to major in music education, church music, music business, or performance.
The DSCC Music degree program was changed from an Associate of Science degree to an Associate of Fine Arts degree starting with the 2012-2013 catalog. Students that started a music concentration using a previous catalog should refer to those requirements to complete their degree.
Note: During the sophomore year all students planning to teach should meet the PRAXIS Core Academic Skills for Educators or ACT testing requirements for their transfer institution. For information about registering for the PRAXIS I examination, test center locations, and cost, visit the PRAXIS Core Test Site