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Transfer Guide: Music

This guide is intended to assist students who plan to transfer to St. Ambrose University and pursue a degree in Music. Use this guide with an EICCD A.A. Graduation Worksheet to select your courses. Click here for additional information about the music major   

Note: This document was accurate on the date it was prepared but may not reflect subsequent changes by SAU or the colleges of EICCD. For this reason this document should be used as a guide only and should not replace consultation with your community college advisor or SAU advisor. 

Transfer: Students who transfer to St. Ambrose with an A.A. or A.S. degree from a college of EICCD will be admitted to SAU with junior status. 

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SAU requires a minimum grade of C in English Composition II, speech and math courses.  

Foreign Language: SAU's foreign language requirement can be met by 3 years of study of the same foreign language in high school or by demonstrating competency through the second semester of a foreign language at the college level (complete 2 semesters of the same foreign language). American Sign Language may fulfill this requirement.  

EICCD courses which will fulfill SAU required courses for a major in music:

Course #Title CreditsSAU Equivalent
MUS:120 Music Theory I 3 MUS:201
MUS:123 Music Theory II 3 MUS:202
MUS:222 Music Theory III 3 MUS:301*


Other recommended EICCD courses and their SAU equivalent:
Course #TitleCreditsSAU Equivalent
PHI:101 Introduction to Philosophy 3 PHIL:101
PEH:109 Personal Wellness 1 KIN:149

Applied music courses including MUA:101, MUA:120 or MUA:147 have variable credit. The SAU equivalent is MUS:103.
Musical ensemble courses including MUS:151, MUS:154 or MUS:158 have variable credit. The SAU equivalent is MUS:111 or MUS:124.

* Courses which articulate to SAU at the 300 level will not count as upper division credit at SAU.   

SAU Contact Person:  
Brandi Ahlers, Admissions Transfer Counselor 

Updated November 2014