degree program course listing table
Course no. Course title Common core category Credits
Common core requirements
ENGL 101 or
ENGL 103
English Composition I or
Writing for the New Media
I.A 3
ENGL 102 English Composition II I.A 3
MA 321 Mathematics in Contemporary Society I.B 3
PH 140 Acoustics: The Physics of Sound I.C 4
  (2) Social Sciences or HI 100 series II.A/II.D/II.E 6
MUS 101-107 (satisfies revised Music prefix and numbering) II.C 3
Subtotal 22
Major requirements
Musicianship/Music Theory* (Any sequence of two: MUS 111/112; MUS 112/225; MUS 112/121; MUS 225/121; MUS 121/122) 6
MP 101 Introduction to the Recording Studio and MIDI 3
MP 102 Digital Music Sequencing 3
MP 103 Recording Techniques I: Studio Equipment 3
MP 204 Digital Sound Design 2
MP 205 Recording Techniques II: Studio Operation 3
MP 206 Virtual Instruments 3
MP 207 Microphones and Amplification Systems 1
MP 208 Digital Recording 3
MUS 201 The Business of Music (formerly MU-290) 3
MUS Choose any two: MUS 132, MUS 231 or MUS 232 (1cr. each) 2
MUS 400 Performance Series elective (any two, 1cr. each) 2
MUS/MP Advised electives** 4
Subtotal 38
Total required credits 60

*Musicianship Placement: MUS 111 (for students with minimal or no music background); placement into MUS 112, 225, 121, 132 and 231 is determined by an evaluation of musicianship skills; 3 credits each.
**Advised Music elective list: MUS 100 series, MUS 123, 225, 121, 122, 232, 133, 134, 135, 136, MUS 400 series and MP 209, 210 and 900.
All students must complete two (2) WI designated courses to fulfill degree requirements.

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust Center
Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives

Using the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

Queensborough Performing Arts Center
QPAC: Performing Arts Center

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

Queensborough Art Gallery
QCC Art Gallery

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.