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Want to become a Frostburg State Bobcat? Each year, hundreds of students successfully transfer from AACC to Frostburg State University.

Transfer credits to Frostburg State

If you've earned an associate degree from a Maryland community college, you are guaranteed admission to Frostburg State University. AACC works closely with Frostburg to offer graduates a seamless, flexible and affordable transfer process. Here are a few of the advantages to starting at AACC.

  • Save close to $10,628 on tuition with two years at AACC followed by two years at Frostburg State University. (See cost comparison)
  • Major in one of the programs listed below at AACC and get priority admission and direct transfer into Frostburg's corresponding major in junior standing. Or work with an AACC transfer advisor to customize your own academic program plan to successfully transfer.
  • Up to 70 AACC credits can be transferred and used for your bachelor's degree, including fulfilling most general education requirements or prerequisites.

PLAN YOUR FUTURE

Ready to develop your transfer plan? If you are a new student, apply to AACC to get started. Current students should speak with an AACC transfer advisor.


What can I study at Frostburg?

Frostburg offers several academic programs. AACC and Frostburg have developed transfer agreements and select transfer guides to ensure that you transfer successfully. If your program or major is not listed, you can work with a transfer advisor at AACC to create a custom transfer plan.

The transfer agreements listed below assist students transferring from AACC to Frostburg to complete a bachelor's degree. The list is organized by AACC major. The select transfer guides help specify which AACC courses you should take if you're planning to transfer to Frostburg for one of the listed majors.

Frostburg State University

Memorandum of Understanding, Nursing Program

Business Administration Articulation Agreement

Communications Studies Articulation Agreement

Computer Science Transfer Articulation Agreement

Liberal Arts Articulation Agreement

Music Articulation Agreement

Photography Articulation Agreement

Studio Arts Articulation Agreement

Visual Arts Articulation Agreement

AACC DEGREE/MAJORFROSTBURG UNIVERSITY DEGREE/MAJORTRANSFER GUIDE

A.A. - Communications - Arts and Sciences

B.S. - Communications Studies

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A.A. - Music - Arts and Sciences Transfer

B.A. - Music

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A.A. -  Photography - Visual Arts Transfer

B.F.A. - Art and Design

View 

A.A. -  Studio Arts - Visual Arts Transfer

B.F.A. - Art and Design

View 

A.A. - Transfer Studies

B.S. - Liberal Arts

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A.A. -  Visual Arts Transfer - Graphic and Web Design

B.F.A. - Art and Design 

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A.S. - Business Administration Transfer

B.S. - Business Administration

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A.S. - Computer Science Transfer

B.S. Computer Science

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Music Agreement

ACADEMIC PROGRAM ARTICULATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN
ANNE ARUNDEL COMMUNITY COLLEGE
AND
FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY REGARDING TRANSFER FROM ASSOCIATE
OF ARTS IN ARTS AND SCIENCES TRANSFER - MUSIC TO BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN MUSIC

This Academic Program Articulation Agreement (“Agreement”) is entered into by and between Anne Arundel Community College (the “Sending Institution”) and Frostburg State University (the “Receiving Institution”) (collectively, the “Institutions”) to facilitate the transfer of academic credits from Associate of Arts in Arts and Sciences Transfer - Music, HEGIS 491001 and CIP 240101, for the completion of the Bachelor of Science in Music, HEGIS code 100500 and CIP code 500901.

A. Qualifying Students 

This Agreement pertains to the transfer of “Qualifying Students”, i.e., those students who:

1. Have successfully completed the program at the Sending Institution;
2. Are enrolled in the Sending Institution, in good standing;
3. Are accepted for admission to the Receiving Institution; and
4. Have passed required auditions and diagnostics administered by the Music Department.

B. Responsibilities of the Institutions

The Institutions agree to implement the transfer of Qualifying Students in accordance with applicable law and the following requirements and protocols:
1. A Qualifying Student may transfer from the Sending Institution into the Receiving Institution for the completion of the Program.
2. Students may transfer up to 70 credit hours. Only courses in which the student earns a grade of C or better will count toward satisfaction of major requirements. Courses that the Receiving School will accept credits for towards completion of the Program include:

Sending Institution CourseReceiving Institution Comparable CourseApplied to*

ENG 101: Academic Writing and Research 1 (3 crs)

ENGL 101: First-Year Composition (3 crs)

Gen. Ed.

ENG 102: Academic Writing and Research 1I (3 crs)

ENGL 150: Introduction to Literature (3 crs) 

Gen. Ed. (Humanities)

MUS 113: Music Theory and Ear Training 1 (4 crs) 

MUSC 102 AND MUSC 104: Tonal Analysis I AND Aural Musicianship I (6 crs) 

Major

MUS 114: Music Theory and Ear Training 2 (4 crs)

MUSC 103 AND MUSC 105: Tonal Analysis II AND Aural Musicianship II (6 crs)

Major 

MUS 141: Class Piano 1 (2 crs) 

MUSA 104: Class Piano 1 (2 crs) 

Major

MUS 213: Music Theory and Ear Training 3 (4 crs) 

MUSC 204 AND MUSC 206: Tonal Analysis III AND Aural Musicianship III (6 crs) 

Major  

MUS 214: Music Theory and Ear Training 4 (4 crs)

MUSC 205 AND MUSC 207: Tonal Analysis IV AND Aural Musicianship IV (6 crs)

Major 

MUS 180: Orchestra (1 cr)

MUSC 335: String Ensemble (1 cr)

Major

MUS 181: Jazz Band (1 cr)

MUSC 327: Jazz Orchestra (1 cr)

Major

MUS 182: Concert Choir (1 cr)

MUSC 319: University Chorale (1 cr)

Major

MUS 184: Concert Band (1 cr)

MUSC 330: Wind Ensemble (1 cr) 

Major

MUS 188: Chamber Singers (1 cr)

MUSC 319: University Chorale (1 cr)

Major

MUS 192B: Applied Music: Acoustic Bass (1 cr)

MUSC 116-123: Private Instruction (1 cr) 

Major 

MUS 193B: Applied Music: Bassoon Traditional (1 cr)

MUSC 116-123: Private Instruction (1 cr)

Major

MUS 194B: Applied Music: Cello Traditional (1 cr)

MUSC 116-123: Private Instruction (1 cr)

Major

MUS 195B: Applied Music: Clarinet Traditional (1 cr)

MUSC 116-123: Private Instruction (1 cr)

Major

MUS 196B: Applied Music: Electronic Synthesizer (1 cr)

MUSC 195: Music Elective (1 cr)

Major

MUS 197B: Applied Music: Euphonium Traditional (1 cr)

MUSC 116-123: Private Instruction (1 cr)

Major

MUS 198B: Applied Music: Flute Traditional (1 cr)

MUSC 116-123: Private Instruction (1 cr)

Major 

MUS 199B: Applied Music: Acoustic Guitar Traditional (1 crs)

MUSC 116-123: Private Instruction (1 cr)

Major

MUS 200B: Applied Music: Harp (1 cr)

MUSC 195: Music Elective (1 cr)

Major

MUS 204B: Applied Music: Horn Traditional (1 cr)

MUSC 116-123: Private Instruction (1 cr)

Major

MUS 206B: Applied Music: Oboe Traditional (1 cr)

MUSC 116-123: Private Instruction (1 cr)

Major

MUS 207B: Applied Music: Organ (1 cr)

MUSC 116-123: Private Instruction (1 cr)

Major

MUS 208B: Applied Music: Percussion Traditional (1 cr)

MUSC 116-123: Private Instruction (1 cr)

Major

MUS 209B: Applied Music: Piano Traditional (1 cr)

MUSC 116-123: Private Instruction (1 cr)

Major

MUS 210B: Applied Music: Saxophone Traditional (1 cr)

MUSC 116-123: Private Instruction (1 cr)

Major

MUS 211B: Applied Music: Trombone Traditional (1 cr)

MUSC 116-123: Private Instruction (1 cr)

Major

MUS 212B: Applied Music: Trumpet Traditional (1 cr)

MUSC 116-123: Private Instruction (1 cr)

Major

MUS 215B: Applied Music: Tuba Traditional (1 cr)

MUSC 116-123: Private Instruction (1 cr)

Major

MUS 216B: Applied Music: Viola (1 cr)

MUSC 116-123: Private Instruction (1 cr)

Major

MUS 217B: Applied Music: Violin Traditional (1 cr)

MUSC 116-123: Private Instruction (1 cr)

Major

MUS 218B: Applied Music: Voice Traditional (1 cr)

MUSC 116-123: Private Instruction (1 cr)

Major

MUS219B: Applied Music: Electric Bass Guitar Traditional (1 cr)

MUSC 195: Music Elective (1 cr)

Major

MUS220B: Applied Music: Dulcimer (1 cr)

MUSC 195: Music Elective (1 cr)

Major

MUS221B: Applied Music: Composition Traditional (1 cr)

MUSC 116-123: Private Instruction (1 cr)

Major

MUS 192: Applied Music: Acoustic Bass (2 crs)

MUSC 356-363: Private Instruction (2 crs)

Major

MUS 193: Applied Music: Bassoon Traditional (2 crs)

MUSC 356-363: Private Instruction (2 crs)

Major

MUS 194: Applied Music: Cello Traditional (2 crs)

MUSC 356-363: Private Instruction (2 crs)

Major

MUS 195: Applied Music: Clarinet Traditional (2 crs)

MUSC 356-363: Private Instruction (2 crs)

Major

MUS 196: Applied Music: Electronic Synthesizer (2 crs)

MUSC 195: Music Elective (1 cr)

Major

MUS 197: Applied Music: Euphonium Traditional (2 crs)

MUSC 356-363: Private Instruction (2 crs)

Major

MUS 198: Applied Music: Flute Traditional (2 crs)

MUSC 356-363: Private Instruction (2 crs)

Major

MUS 199: Applied Music: Acoustic Guitar Traditional (2 crs)

MUSC 356-363: Private Instruction (2 crs)

Major

MUS 200: Applied Music: Harp (2 crs)

MUSC 356-363: Private Instruction (2 crs)

Major

MUS 204: Applied Music: Horn Traditional (2 crs)

MUSC 356-363: Private Instruction (2 crs)

Major

MUS 206: Applied Music: Oboe Traditional (2 crs)

MUSC 356-363: Private Instruction (2 crs)

Major

MUS 207: Applied Music: Organ (2 crs)

MUSC 356-363: Private Instruction (2 crs)

Major

MUS 208: Applied Music: Percussion Traditional (2 crs)

MUSC 356-363: Private Instruction (2 crs)

Major

MUS 209: Applied Music: Piano Traditional (2 crs)

MUSC 356-363: Private Instruction (2 crs)

Major

MUS 210: Applied Music: Saxophone Traditional (2 crs)

MUSC 356-363: Private Instruction (2 crs)

Major

MUS 211: Applied Music: Trombone Traditional (2 crs)

MUSC 356-363: Private Instruction (2 crs)

Major

MUS 212: Applied Music: Trumpet Traditional (2 crs)

MUSC 356-363: Private Instruction (2 crs)

Major

MUS 215: Applied Music: Tuba Traditional (2 crs)

MUSC 356-363: Private Instruction (2 crs)

Major

MUS 216: Applied Music: Viola (2 crs)

MUSC 356-363: Private Instruction (2 crs)

Major

MUS 217: Applied Music: Violin Traditional (2 crs)

MUSC 356-363: Private Instruction (2 crs)

Major

MUS 218: Applied Music: Voice Traditional (2 crs)

MUSC 356-363: Private Instruction (2 crs)

Major

MUS 219: Applied Music: Electric Bass Guitar Traditional (2 crs)

MUSC 195: Music Elective (1 cr)  Major

MUS 220: Applied Music: Dulcimer (2 crs)

MUSC 195: Music Elective (1 cr)   Major 

MUS 221: Applied Music: Composition Traditional (2 crs)

MUSC 195: Music Elective (1 cr)    Major 

MUS 221: Applied Music: Conducting Traditional (2 crs)

MUSC 195: Music Elective (1 cr)   Major 

*Indicates if course is applied to General Education, Program/Major requirements, or General Elective at Frostburg. 

3. The Receiving Institution shall designate, and shall provide to the Sending Institution, the contact information for a staff person at the Receiving Institution who is responsible for the oversight of the transfer of Qualifying Students. The Sending Institution shall designate, and shall provide to the Receiving Institution, the contact information for a staff person at the Sending Institution who is responsible for the oversight of the transfer of Qualifying Students.

Sending Institution
Marcus Wright
Director of Transfer, Articulation and Career Alignment
mwright22@aacc.edu
410-777-2777

Receiving Institution
Natalie Wagoner
Associate Director of Admissions
nmwagoner@frostburg.edu
301-687-4406

Should the staff person or position change, the institution will promptly provide new contact information to the partner institution and inform the Maryland Higher Education Commission of the change.

Additional contact information:

Sending Institution
Doug Byerly
Associate Professor and Coordinator of Music
dbbyerly@aacc.edu 
410-777-7019

Receiving Institution
Brent Weber
Chair of Music
bmweber@frostburg.edu 
301-687-4116

4. If the Qualifying Student is using federal Title 38 VA Education Benefits (GI Bill Education Benefits), the Institutions shall adhere to all applicable U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ regulations, including the regulations governing the awarding prior credit, as regulated under Title 38, Code of Federal Regulations, Sections 21.4253(d)(3) and 21.4254(c)(4).

5. Each Institution shall adhere to all applicable transfer requirements set forth in the Annotated Code of Maryland and the Code of Maryland Regulations.

6. Each Institution shall advise students regarding transfer opportunities under this Agreement, and shall advise students of financial aid opportunities and implications associated with the transfer.

7. Should either Institution make changes to program requirements, the institution will inform the partner institution immediately. The articulation agreement should be updated to reflect the changes and forwarded to the Maryland Higher Education Commission.

C. Term and Termination

1. This agreement shall be effective on the date that it is signed by the appropriate and authorized representatives of each Institution and shall remain in effect for one (1) year. This agreement shall automatically renew for one (1) year terms, unless terminated as set forth below.

2. Either Institution may, at its sole discretion, terminate this Agreement upon delivering 60 days written notice to the other Institution and the Maryland Higher Education Commission. The parties agree that termination shall include an agreement that students currently enrolled in the program at the time of termination shall be permitted to complete the program as described herein.

3. Both Institutions agree to meet once every year to review the terms of this agreement.

D. Amendment

1. This Agreement constitutes the entire understanding and agreement of the Institutions with respect to their rights and obligations in carrying out the terms of the Agreement, and supersedes any prior or contemporaneous agreements or understandings.

2. This Agreement may be modified only by written amendment executed by both Institutions. 

E. Governing Law

This Agreement shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Maryland.

F. Counterparts

This Agreement may be executed in counterparts, each of which shall be deemed to be an original, but all of which, taken together, shall constitute one and the same agreement. This Agreement may be executed by way of electronic signature and signature pages may be exchanged electronically, and such signatures will be deemed original signatures.

G. Notice of Agreement

1. The Institutions agree to provide a copy of this Agreement, with any amendments, to the Maryland Higher Education Commission.

2. The Institutions agree to provide copies of this Agreement to all relevant individuals and departments of the Institutions, including but not limited to students, academic department chairs participating in the transfer, offices of the president, registrar’s offices, and financial aid offices.

H. No Third-Party Beneficiaries

There are no third-party beneficiaries to this Agreement.

I. Representations and Warranties of the Parties

Both Institutions represent and warrant that the following shall be true and correct as of the Effective Date of this Agreement, and shall continue to be true and correct during the term of this Agreement:

1. The Institutions are and shall remain in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local statutes, laws, ordinances, and regulations relating to this Agreement, as amended from time to time.

2. Each Institution has taken all action necessary for the approval and execution of this Agreement.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have caused this Agreement to be executed by their duly authorized representatives.

Anne Arundel Community College
Dawn Lindsay, Ed.D.
President
Jan 8, 2021

Michael Gavin, Ph.D.
Vice President for Learning
Jan 8, 2021

Alicia Morse, Ph.D.
Dean of Liberal Arts
Jan 8, 2021

Frostburg State University
Ronald Nowaczyk, Ph.D.
President
Feb 1, 2021

Michael Mathias, Ph.D.
Interim Provost for Academic Affairs
Jan 21, 2021

Kim Hixson, Ph.D.
Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Jan 14, 2021

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