The Commercial Music – Technology and Production certificate of achievement begins with a set of core music and technology courses to provide both the conceptual foundation in music theory and the technical foundation in a digital audio workstation to record, sequence, and mix music. Graduates of the Commercial Music – Technology and Production move into all facets of the music and entertainment industries. Graduates prepare a portfolio of work to demonstrate competencies for work as a AV technician, music engineer, music producer, music editor, film composer, and more.
To earn a certificate of achievement, students must complete each course used to meet a major requirement with a “C” grade or higher.
|Unduplicated Headcount||Projected Annual FTES||Annual Completers|
|Year 1||FA||81.04||SP||73.23||Year 1||15.5||5|
|Year 2||FA||71.97||SP||70.69||Year 2||15.5||5|
*Projected FTES anticipates some new enrollment and some increased enrollment of current students. Derived as 10% of current annual FTES.
The goal of the Commercial Music – Technology and Production certificate program provides students with a comprehensive curriculum including education in music theory, composition, technology, production, and business. This program offers a unique blend of the art of music and the discipline of business. Graduates of the Commercial Music – Technology and Production move into all facets of the music and entertainment industries. Graduates prepare a portfolio of work to demonstrate competencies for work as an AV technician, music engineer, music producer, music editor, film composer, and more.
| required courses: |
MUSIC-122 Theory and Musicianship I 4
MUSX-120 Live Sound 3
MUSX-124 Introduction to Music Production and Multi-Track Recording 3 MUSX-172 Introduction to Electronic Music and MIDI 3
MUSX-174 Introduction to Music Technology and Pro Tools 3
MUSX-181 Introduction to the Music Industry 3
MUSX-182 Songwriting I 3
plus at least 14 units from:
MUSIC-117 History of Rock and R&B 3
MUSIC-150 Beginning Piano I 1 MUSIC 151 Beginning Piano II 1
MUSX-100 AV Essentials: Systems and Analysis 3
MUSX-175 Advanced Pro Tools 3
MUSX-176 Introduction to Ableton Live 3
MUSX-177 Introduction to Reason 3
total minimum required units 36
(Y1 or S1)
to Electronic Music and MIDI
|MUSX-181||Introduction to the Music Industry ||3||1|
|MUSX-124 ||Introduction to Music Production and Multi-Track|
to Music Technology and Pro Tools
|MUSX-182||Songwriting I ||3||1|