2017-2018 College Catalog 
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Music, ASLAS for Transfer to HSU Bachelor of Music in Instrumental Performance (Wind, Percussion & Strings)

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Updated: 6/12/2017

The curriculum is designed for persons who plan to obtain an Associates of Science in Liberal Arts and Science in Music at national Park College (NPC) and tranfer to Henderson State University (HSU) to complete a Bacherlos of Music in Instrumental Performance (Wind, Percussion and Strings) degree. Students should be aware that prerequisite courses and/or developmental courses may need to be taken in addition to this suggested plan of study.

See HSU program requriements 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)  
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
Instrumental Performance (27 credit hours)  
APM 1XX3 Applied Major (Lower, until Sophomore Review is passed) 3
APM 3XX3 Applied Major (Upper) 3
APM 3XX3 Applied Major (Upper) 3
MUS 3011 Band 1
MUS 3XX1 Methods Class (appropriate to applied instrument) 1
MUS 3293 Counterpoint 3
MUS 3340 Junior Recital 0
MUS 4351 Senior Recital 1
MUS 4432 Orchestration 2
MUS 3000/4000 Music Electives 7
Large Ensemble
MUS 3011 Concert Band or  
MUS 3531 Symphony Band or 2
MUS 3951 Wind Ensemble  
Small Ensemble
MUS 3131 Flute and Double Reed or  
MUS 3141 Single Reed or 1
MUS 3111 High Brass or  
MUS 3121 Low Brass or  
MUS 3461 Percussion or  
MUS 3961 String  
Liberal Arts Core (3 credit 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 4223 Magazine & Feature Writing or  
MMC 4293 Creative Nonfiction   
   Total HSU Credit Hours:  59         
   Total Credit Hours: 124  

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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