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Music Certificates of Achievement


About Music

The Music Associate in Arts degree provides educational opportunities designed to meet the needs of students who wish to explore and expand their knowledge, performance skills and appreciation of music.  The program includes applied and group music instruction, history, and instrumental ensembles, theory and musicianship. 


Programs Offered

Certificate Options

  • Applied Music (Effective Fall 2024)
  • Piano (Effective Fall 2024)


Transfer Options and Opportunities

SMC students have many options and opportunities for transfer. Make your choice and see what you need to qualify.

Completion of major requirements does not satisfy all transfer admission requirements to UC, CSU, California Private, Out of State, or International institutions.

Please note: Not all schools offer this major.

For additional information visit the Music department website.