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Music Option

Associate in Fine Arts

The Music Department at Mott Community College offers a comprehensive two year collegiate music program designed to fulfill the freshman and sophomore requirements needed to transfer to four year colleges and universities.

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Program Information

To apply to become a music major in the Mott Music Program, applicants will need to complete to following: 

  1. Application for the Music Program which includes our Scholarship application - online at www.music.mcc.edu
  2. Schedule an audition with the Fine Arts and Social Sciences office: (810) 762-0332
    • Audition information requirements vary depending on which instrument. You may request a copy of the audition/student handbook at any time.
  3. Complete the Music Theory placement exam (ideally prior to June 28 - before the start of the summer session). The exam is located in the Testing Center (3rd floor of the library). Students must bring their photo I.D. and a pencil.

Applied Music Student Handbook

Ensemble Information

Music majors are required to participate in Band (instrumentalists) or Choir (vocalists) for four semesters. A chamber ensemble may be substituted for jazz majors (Jazz Ensemble) guitarists (Guitar Ensemble) and string and piano players (String Ensemble/Piano Trio).

Degree Information

Credit Hours: 68 / 69

Contact Hours: 85 / 86

Recommended Math Pathway: MATH-130

Writing Requirements: ENGL-101 and ENGL-102


Estimated In-District Pathway Cost:* $14,156.25

*Calculations are based on full-time enrollment, in-district tuition rates, and progression according to the Degree Pathway. Changes in course-taking behavior, residency status, and other factors may impact total costs.

Degree Pathway

Course Name Course Notes Credit
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Year One
Spring / Summer
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Year Two
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Year Two
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Notes
* Vocal majors are encouraged to study either French , German or Italian. All instrumental majors may take Spanish
** Music majors are required to participate in Band (instrumentalists) or Choir (vocalists) for four semesters. A chamber ensemble may be substituted for jazz majors (Jazz Ensemble), guitarists (Guitar Ensemble), and string and piano players (String Ensemble/Piano Trio).
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March 26, 2019
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