May 21, 2024  
Butler Community College 2024-25 Catalog 
    
Butler Community College 2024-25 Catalog

Music (AA)


Program Information

Butler Music departments offer the opportunity to perform in a variety of ensembles.  You do not need to be a music major to audition for the many ensembles or scholarships. You will learn several different musical styles through individual instruction and performance classes.

Student must specify Vocal or Instrumental music as primary focus.  While not required, music majors should audition for and participate in small ensembles in addition to College Band or Chorus.  Students with a Vocal focus should also strongly consider taking Dance classes.  The following small ensembles may be available in addition to College Band and Chorus:Bucket 6  

  • Pep Band
  • Jazz Ensemble
  • Show Band
  • Chamber Ensembles
  • Percussion Ensemble​
  • Chamber Singers
  • A Cappella
  • Headliners
  • Barbershop Quartets

Music (AA) majors are strongly encouraged to enroll in general education courses during a summer semester to reduce course load during the Fall and Spring.  Scholarships may be available for Music Majors.  Visit the Fine Arts and Communication (www.butlercc.edu/fine-arts)  homepage for more information.

Butler Community College is committed to flexible pathways for our student’s success. Courses are offered in varying delivery formats; face-to-face, blended and online. When reviewing this pathway, please check the Class Schedule to identify which format the course is offered to make sure you are selecting the delivery modality that fits your needs.

SYMBOLS
Kansas State Wide Transfer course (T►)
Milestone Courses - 
Courses are considered essential for progress within a selected Pathway and are indicated by a diamond symbol (♦). 
This course is offered online (O)

Program Pathway Learning Outcomes

Click here to view this program’s assessment data. For more information or questions, please contact Phil Speary at pspeary@butlercc.edu or 316.322.3226.

Butler General Education Bucket Requirements (34-35) 

Butler Community College participates in the Kansas systemwide general education (SGE) framework within AA and AS degrees.  The SGE framework includes 34-35 credit hours organized in 7 “buckets” each identified by an individual SGE code. 

  • All students are required to take EG101 and EG102 from Bucket 1.
  • All students are required to take either SP100 or SP102 from Bucket 2.
  • All students are required to take one math course from Bucket 3.
  • All other buckets where a course is marked as preferred, students can choose any course listed in the state approved bucket if they meet the prerequisite for the course. 
  • Courses in any of the buckets 3-7 not marked preferred are mandatory in the pathway unless an alternative is approved by the dean overseeing the pathway.
  • Courses listed in the Pathway not identified with a bucket are required for completion of the given degree pathway and are not intended to fulfill the state approved general education bucket package.
  • Students are encouraged to contact Academic Advising for further information.

For more information: Butler General Education Bucket Requirements  

SEVEN BUCKET FRAMEWORK
Bucket 1   Bucket 2    Bucket 3   Bucket 4   Bucket 5   Bucket 6   Bucket 7  

 

Contact Information

Valerie Lippoldt Mack
Vocal Music and Dance Chair
316.322.3224
Office: BOE 714
vmack@butlercc.edu

First Term: 18-19 Credit Hours


Select one: 3 Credit Hours (Bucket 5-SGE050)


Select one: 1-2 Credit Hours


Select one: 1 Credit Hour


Select one: 2 Credit Hour


Second Term: 16-18 Credit Hours


Select one: 1-2 Credit Hours


Select one: 1 Credit Hour


Select one: 2 Credit Hours


Third Term: 15-16 Credit Hours


Select one: 3 Credit Hours (Bucket 2-SGE020)


Select one: 1-2 Credit Hours


Select one: 1 Credit Hour


Select one: 2 Credit Hours


Fourth Term: 15-16 Credit Hours


Select one: 3 Credit Hours (Bucket 7-SGE070)


Select one: 1-2 Credit Hours


Select one: 1 Credit Hours


Select one: 2 Credit Hours


Total Degree Pathway Credit Hours: 64-69