The associate of fine arts music degree program offers a foundation curriculum parallel to the first two years of a baccalaureate in music (BS). As a transfer program, students will begin their music program and by the end of their fourth semester, they are ready to move to a senior institution. Students completing the AFA degree in music are prepared for a range of higher education options in music. The program is designed to develop technical, conceptual, aural and critical thinking skills that lay the groundwork for specialized academic study. The components of this program develop a strong foundation in music literacy that will equip students with a broad range of options for their future in music.