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Associate in Fine Arts - Music Degree

Associate in Fine Arts - Music
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Program Overview

The Associate in Fine Arts (AFA) – Music Degree program provides students with the educational foundation needed to transfer to a four-year music program. The program will offer music theory and music history as well as develop performance skills.​

Students who successfully complete the Associate in Fine Arts in Music Degree will be prepared to transfer to a baccalaureate program in Music.

Program Delivery Methods
Online, hybrid, traditional in-class courses and hands-on training in state-of-the-art labs on Saint Paul College campus, St. Paul, MN​

What You'll Learn


  • An understanding of the field of music 
  • Elements of musical theory, history, and performance

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Program Details

  • Program Requirements

    Program Requirements Guides
    View the Program Requirement Guide to learn about Minimum Program Entry Requirements, Recommended Course Sequence and Program Outcomes:

    General Education/MnTC Requirements
    The Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) is the general education curriculum for the Minnesota State system. Choose MnTC courses according to the requirements listed on your Program Requirements Guide. Refer to the MnTC course list for each Goal Area:

    Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) list.pdf

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  • Career Settings

    ​Students who successfully complete the Associate in Fine Arts in Music Degree will be prepared to transfer to a baccalaureate program in Music. With a degree in music you can pursue careers as college or high school music teachers, music directors and composers, or musicians and singers.​

  • Transfer Pathways

    ​Saint Paul College has transfer articulation agreements between the following program and post-secondary institution for the baccalaureate degree programs listed below. For more information please contact a transfer specialist or go to ​www.saintpaul.edu/Transfer.​

    ​Associate in Fine Arts Degree​ - Music

    • BS Music Education, Southwest Minnesota State University​


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  • Program Advisor

    Transfer Specialists are the Academic Advisors for the Associate in Fine Arts degree. They are located in the Transfer Center, Room 1340, Main Floor. For assistance or additional information about the specific articulation agreements, please call or email the Transfer Center at 651.846.1739 or transfer.center@saintpaul.edu


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Career Information

Information provided by www.careerwise.mnscu.edu.

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