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Associate in Music (DTA/MRP)

Pierce College’s Music Department offers a transfer degree for students wishing to complete the first two years of study leading to a baccalaureate degree. As part of the Associate in Music DTA/MRP, students take two years of music theory and ear training, one year of keyboard instruction, and quarterly lessons and participation in ensembles. The cornerstone of our Music Department is our vocal and instrumental performing groups, including Concert Choir, Chamber Choir, Concert Band and Orchestra. Throughout the year, these groups perform in a variety of settings, from our quarterly concerts on campus to various events in the community and tours.

Career Pathway and Course Information

Associate in Music (DTA/MRP)

Associate in Math Education DTA/MRP Outcomes

Core Abilities Outcomes

Critical, Creative and Reflective Thinking

Graduates will be able to question, search for answers and meaning, and develop ideas that lead to action.

Responsibility

Graduates will be able to respond by examining the relationship between self, community and environments, evaluating potential impacts and consequences of actions, and making choices and contributions based on that examination and evaluation.

Information Competency

Graduates will be able to seek, find, evaluate and use information and employ information technology to engage in lifelong learning.

Effective Communication

Graduates will be able to exchange messages in a variety of contexts using multiple methods.

Multiculturalism

Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of diverse ideas, cultures and experiences and the ability to examine their own attitudes and assumptions in order to engage others with civility and empathy.

Fundamental Areas of Knowledge Outcomes

Communication

Graduates identify, analyze and evaluate rhetorical strategies in their own and other’s writing in order to communicate effectively.

Humanities

Graduates acquire skills to critically interpret, analyze and evaluate forms of human expression, and create and perform as an expression of the human experience.

Social Sciences

Graduates use social science research methods and/or theory in order to analyze and interpret social phenomena.

Natural Sciences

Graduates use the scientific method to analyze natural phenomena and acquire skills to evaluate authenticity of data/information relative to the natural world.

Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning

Graduates utilize mathematical, symbolic, logical, graphical, geometric, or statistical analysis for the interpretation and solution of problems in the natural world and human society.