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Music A.F.A.


Bring music to life.

Receive the solid foundation vital for success in music and in your academic studies with the Music Associate of Fine Arts degree program. Start your educational career at Nashville State and benefit from smaller class sizes and one-on-one attention. Select from courses in Music Theory, Music History, Music Appreciation, Class Voice, Class Guitar, and many more music offerings.

Continue your music education with us.

Earn your bachelor’s degree. Begin your studies with the Music Associate of Fine Arts degree before transferring to a four-year university to earn a bachelor’s degree in music.

Guaranteed transfer

Guarantee your successful transfer to complete your bachelor’s degree at a Tennessee public university with the help of Tennessee Transfer Pathways (TTPs). Complete all the courses listed on the Music AFA degree TTP at Nashville State, and all courses are guaranteed to count toward your university major in music.

Talk to an advisor, see the NSCC Catalog, and visit for more TTP information. View TTP video