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2022-2023 Transfer Advising Guides [Archived Catalog]

Music - AA to BA - Angelo State University (ASU) 2022-2023

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Lower Division Requirements at the Alamo Colleges District for an AA degree

The courses in this section meet the requirements for an Associate of Arts degree. The Graduation section in any catalog of the colleges in the Alamo Colleges District lists additional Degree/Certificate Requirements.

Semester I

Semester II

Semester III

Semester IV

Semester V

Semester VI

Applicable Transfer Credit Hours

This Transfer Advising Guide provides 69 college-level hours, of which 67 will transfer and apply, as 2 SCH of EDUC 1300 will transfer but will NOT be applicable towards the Angelo State University baccalaureate degree in Music.

Note: Angelo State University does not have a maximum number of college-level transfer hours accepted towards a baccalaureate degree.  Students must complete the specified number of advanced credits and credits in residence for their degrees.

Students may still take the following Angelo State University degree required courses:

Note:  All transfer students must audition for entrance to the music program.  Transfer students will be placed at the appropriate applied lesson level by the faculty.

Note: For the Alamo Colleges District this transfer advising guide is core complete and degree complete but NOT field of study complete. 

Angelo State University Transfer Scholarship Information

Alamo Colleges District students transferring to Angelo State University with a 2.5 GPA may be eligible for the ASU Distinguished Transfer Scholarship. Students who are admitted to ASU will automatically be considered for the scholarship.

Each College President in the Alamo Colleges District may nominate students for the top-level of ASU Distinguished Transfer Scholarships.   

Finally, Angelo State University will award a scholarship to Alamo Colleges District students who are members of Phi Theta Kappa.

Angelo State University stacks scholarships.

Milestone Course(s)

*** denotes Milestone Course(s).

A milestone course is a course that is critical for success in this program as determined by the Faculty of the Alamo Colleges District.

Field of Study Curriculum for Music

§ denotes THECB Field of Study Curriculum Course

The field of study curriculum for music is designed to apply to the Bachelor of Music degree but may also be applied to the Bachelor of Arts or other baccalaureate-level music degrees as deemed appropriate by the awarding institution. The field of study curriculum is furthermore intended to serve as a guide for community and technical colleges in structuring a transfer curriculum in music.

Additional information can be found at:

Additional ASU Music Program Information for Future Students

The music program at Angelo State University welcomes ensemble participation from majors and non-majors. If you love music, we have a place for you in our music program.

Performers in our concert ensembles represent virtually every major on campus and come from schools of every size and region of the state. Scholarships are available for those participating in the band, choir or orchestra. We look forward to having you share your talents with the campus, community and audiences around the state. Be sure to explore our various ensembles too.


All students interested in pursuing a degree in music or a minor in music must audition and be accepted into the music program. To schedule an audition, complete and submit the Prospective Student Form and follow the instructions to request an audition date. We’ll be in touch with more details. 

Audition Process

  • Fill out the Prospective Student Form.
  • View the specific audition requirements for your instrument or voice and contact the appropriate studio professor assistance.
  • Students currently attending ASU who wish to pursue a degree in music should begin the process by contacting the appropriate studio instructor.

Please plan to arrive 15-30 minutes before your scheduled audition. Practice rooms are available for warming up. The audition process takes about an hour. Before and after the audition, there will be an opportunity to meet with current students and faculty. After the audition, students will take the Music Theory diagnostic exam after which they may take a guided tour of our facilities.


You only need to provide a copy of your music if you need an accompanist. If so, you can either mail it to the Visual and Performing Arts Department at ASU Station #10906, San Angelo, TX 76909-0906, or fax it to 325-942-2152.

We will have an accompanist available or you may bring your own.

Auditions for Transfer Students

Students who want to transfer to Angelo State must complete the regular admission process to the university, as well as audition for acceptance into the music program. The audition process is the same as for other students, though you will also be required to take placement examinations in music theory and aural skills. Transcripts of previous work will be required before full acceptance and placement are determined.

For Music Scholarship information see ASU Department of Music website @ 

Music Scholarships

Angelo State University provides a variety of scholarship opportunities for talented students who desire to major or minor in music or to participate in one of our outstanding ensembles.  Please see our website at  for your specific discipline scholarship information and application.

Additional Angelo State University Advising Notes

  • Make an appointment with the academic advisor of the major, once accepted to Angelo State University in order to clarify department, college and university policies and procedures, to review course sequencing and to help with identifying resources for academic success. Information on academic advising can be found at
  • Refer to the official source of information on specific courses within Angelo State University requirements for this degree plan from the Angelo State University 2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog.
  • Pay close attention to course sequencing and availability at Angelo State University as it will affect the time it takes to complete the degree program.

Using this Transfer Advising Guide with Angelo State University

This Transfer Advising Guide represents Angelo State University’s degree plan and is subject to change at the university’s discretion. It is intended for advising purposes only so students know exactly which courses they can take at any of the colleges in the Alamo Colleges District and have the courses count towards degree requirements when they transfer to Angelo State University. It is highly recommended that students meet with their assigned academic advisor to review all graduation and transfer requirements listed in the Transfer Advising Guide.

The ultimate goal is to provide students with accurate information for transfer pathways while minimizing loss of credits in transfer. Students are encouraged to review Angelo State University’s requirements frequently.

Course numbers in italics are Angelo State University’s course numbers.

This Transfer Advising Guide is based upon Angelo State University’s Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2023 and is subject to change.

The Alamo Colleges District Advising

Students are encouraged to consult with an academic advisor about courses and other educational concerns if they plan to pursue a two-year degree program, transfer to another college or university, or simply take a few selected courses. In addition to course and degree requirements, policies and procedures are subject to change; stay informed by meeting with an academic advisor regularly.

Many students who plan to transfer to a university are advised to fulfill the lower-division requirements for the university. With appropriate planning, your Alamo Colleges District team can help make the transfer experience a seamless process. It is the responsibility of all students to ensure that they take courses at the Alamo Colleges District that will be accepted by the senior institutions they wish to attend.

For more information contact your Alamo Colleges District team.

Release Date:

Released on November 17, 2022

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