2017-2018 College Catalog 
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Music, ASLAS for Transfer to HSU Bachelor of Music in Choral Education

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Updated: 6/12/2017

The curriculum is designed for persons who pan to obtain an Associates of Science in Liberal Arts and Science in Music at National Park College (NPC) and transfer to Henderson State University (HSU) to complete of Bachelors of Music in Choral Education degree. Students should be aware that prerequisite course and/or developmental courses may need to be taken in addition to this suggested plan of study.

See HSU program requirements below.

General Education Core - 36 Transferable Credit Hours

Music Core - 29 Credit Hours

Performance Labs

Performance Lab is taken in coordination with applied vocal or instrumental music study

65 Credit Hours Total

See the NPU Transfer Center Coordinator for degree and graduation information.


Remaining Courses to be Completed at HSU

Music Core (12 credit hours) Hours
MUS 1080 Performance Lab 0
MUS 1212 Introduction to Music Literature 2
MUS 2273 Music Theory III 3
MUS 2283 Music Theory IV 3
MUS 2601 Class Piano III 1
MUS 2611 Class Piano IV 1
MUS 2621 Sight Singing/Ear Training III 1
MUS 2631 Sight Singing/Ear Training IV 1
MUS 3080 Performance Lab 0
MUS 3080 Performance Lab 0
Bachelor of Music Core (17 credit hours) Hours
MUS 3333 Form and Analysis  3
MUS 3473 Survey of Non-Western Music (LAC) 3
MUS 4313 Conducting 3
MUS 4363 Music History I (LAC; Writing Intensive) 3
MUS 4373 Music History II (Writing Intensive) 3
MUS 4382 Twentieth Century Music (Writing Intensive) 2
BM Education Track (26 credit hours) Hours
APM 1202 Applied Music (Lower, until Sophomore Review is passed) 2
APM 3202 Applied Music (Upper) 2
APM 3202 Applied Music (Upper) 2
MUS 1191 Language & Diction I 1
MUS 1201 Language & Diction II 1
MUS 2091 Instruments for Singers 1
MUS 3071 Concert Choir 1
MUS 3071 Concert Choir 1
MUS 3071 Concert Choir 1
MUS 3071 Concert Choir 1
MUS 3392 Vocal Pedagogy 2
MUS 4351 Senior Recital 1
MUS 4413 Advanced Choral Conducting 3
MUS 4432 Orchestration 3
MUS 4722 Special Methods: Music-Vocal 2
MUS 4752 Special Methods: Music-Elementary  2
Professional Education (24 credit hours)    Hours
EDU 2000L Educator Preparation Orientation 0
EDU 2043 Educational Technology or 3
MUS 2543 Music Education Technology
EDU 2423 Introduction to Education 3
EDU 4113 Classroom Management (7-12) or 3
EDU 4433 Classroom Management (4-8)
EDU 4216 Internship 6
EDU 4256 Internship 6
SPE 3013 Psychology of the Exceptional Child 3
Liberal Arts Core (3 Credit Hours) Hours
Writing Across the Curriculum (LAC) (3 credit hours)   
ENG 3313 University Writing or 3
ENG 3613 Technical Writing or
ENG 4453 Advanced Composition or
HIS 3383 Writing History or
MMC MMC 4223 Magazine & Feature Writing or
  4293 Creative Nonfiction 
   Total HSU Credit Hours:  82       
   Total Credit Hours: 147  

Admission Requirements - NPC Music to HSU Music

  • The student must complete the requirements necessary for general admission to HSU.
  • The student will have earned the Associate of Science in Liberal Arts and Science at NPC, with at least a 2.75 cumulative grade point average.
  • Degree program admission requirements for students who transfer pursuant to this Agreement will be determined in the same manner as if their initial enrollment had been at HSU.

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