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Singing Commodores
Program Snapshot
Academic CredentialAssociate in Arts (AA)
Total Credit Hours60
Average Time to Complete2 yrs.
Academic PathwayHumanities, Arts, Design, Communication
AdvisorDr. Jennifer McAtee
Chair, Division of Visual & Performing Arts
850.769.1551 ext 3887

Senior Administrative AssistantDanyelle Alexander

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Music, A.A.

Do You have a Passion for Music?

Enrolling in the GCSC Music Program means you will receive a quality education from professors with excellent credentials. The music program focuses on both vocal and instrumental components. You can choose to focus on either performance or education.

GCSC has several performance groups for students to join which include the Singing Commodores Show Choir, Concert Chorale, Concert Band and the Jazz Ensemble.

Faculty are able to spend individual time with you due to small class sizes. You'll also have the opportunity to take private lessons from our faculty.

Singing Commodores

Music Course Requirements

ENC1101, English I
ENC1102, English II
MUL2110, Survey of Music Lit
Select 6 hours:
MAC1105, College Algebra 
MAC2311, Calculus with Analytical Geometry I 
MGF1106, Mathematics for Liberal Arts 
MGF1107, Survey of Mathematics 
STA2023, Statistics
Physical Science
Biological Science
Behavioral Sciences
MUT1111, Music Theory I
MUT1112, Music Theory II
MUT2116, Music Theory III
MUT2117, Music Theory IV
MUT1241, Ear Training & Sight Singing I
MUT1242, Ear Training & Sight Singing II
MUT2246, Ear Training & Sight Singing III
MUT2247, Ear Training & Sight Singing IV
MVK1111, Class Piano I
MVK2121, Class Piano II
Select 6 hours:
Students should select from the following:
Applied Music Prep. 
Applied Music
Performance Ensemble
MUL2010, Understanding Music
MUS2550, Music Technology

What can you do with a Music Degree?

In this field, people find careers as:

Film / TV music supervisor
Music Therapist
Record Label / Tech Company Professional
Music Lawyer
Booking Agent
Video Game Audio Creator

Gulf Coast alumni of this program have continued their education at:

University of Florida
University of Miami
Florida State University
Florida Atlantic University
Valencia College
University of Central Florida

Gulf Coast State College does not discriminate against any person in its programs, activities, policies or procedures on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, national origin, marital status, religion, age, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. All questions or inquiries regarding compliance with laws relating to non-discrimination and all complaints regarding sexual misconduct or discrimination, may be directed to Lee Wood, Executive Director, Human Resources/Title II/504/Title IX Coordinator and Employment Equity Officer, Gulf Coast State College, 5230 W. US Highway 98, Panama City, FL 32401.