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Music - Composition, Associate Degree

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Santa Clarita, CA, United States
The Music - Composition program from College of the Canyons  is designed to give students the ability to develop an individualistic artistic voice through the exposure to the rigors of traditional music theory, performance and musicianship, with the option to choose amongst various elective courses to focus on their area of creative interest.
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Overview

Students of the Music - Composition program from College of the Canyons must participate in at least two major performing group while enrolled in the program. Students should select a performing group that fits their performance specialty or interest.

Key facts:

The Department of Music offers a comprehensive curriculum to prepare songwriters, electronic minded musicians, symphonic composers, pop and jazz enthusiasts, in the path toward successful creative careers.

Degree Student Learning Outcome: Students will be able to apply theoretical music concepts and performance-based skills to produce and to create original music.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    21-24 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Musicianship Skills
  • Tonal Harmony
  • Pop and Jazz Music Theory
  • Chromatic Harmony
  • Popular Songwriting 
  • Studies in Music Composition 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    76

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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General Requirements

  • New students are classified as those who have NEVER taken courses at College of the Canyons before and are not currently enrolled in high school. If you took classes while you were in high school, but have not taken any College of the Canyons courses since you graduated high school, you would be considered a new student.  

  • International students have a custom application form to support their student visa process. Please send an email to get quickly connected to an international student admission specialist.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    265 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 265 USD per credit and a duration of .
  • National

    265 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 265 USD per credit and a duration of .
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Living costs for Santa Clarita

  • 1290 - 2230 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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