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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
AdvisorJohn Divine
Assistant Professor
850.769.1551 ext. 4025

Senior Administrative AssistantDanyelle Alexander

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Music, AA

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.

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Music Course Requirements


English I & II
Survey of Music Lit
Select 6 hours from a list of Math Courses
Physical Science
Biological Science
Behavioral Sciences
Music Courses
Students should select from the following:
Applied Music Prep. 
Applied Music
Performance Ensemble
Understanding Music
Music Technology

A complete list of courses with descriptions can be found in the Catalog

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

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