The Certificate of Achievement in Electronic Music provides opportunities for career preparation by providing courses that meet workforce needs. Electronic music production skills are highly desirable not only in the music industry, but also in related industries including music composition for film and television,music composition for video games, and music composition for theatre and dance.The program provides a solid technical background in electronic music production concepts and applications including analog and digital synthesis,sampling, drum programming, algorithmic composition, mixing, mastering, live performance, and music distribution. The outcomes of the program align within dustry standards for electronic music production careers. Furthermore, the courses in this certificate will scale up to additional Certificates of Achievement and the AA degree in Music Technology.
The courses average 3-32 students per course. The number of projected completers per year is 12. These figures are based on the number of students completing existing Music Technology courses between th eyears 2016-17 and 2017-18. There is a high demand for professionals with electronic music production skills in the local job market, as well as in other regions of California.
|Course #||Course Title||Annual Sections (Y1)||Annual Enrollment (Y1)||Annual Sections (Y2)||Annual Enrollment (Y2)|
|MTEC 52A||Mixing & Mastering I||3||86||4||129|
|MTEC 62A||Composing & Producing Electronic Music I||3||69||3||61|
|MTEC 62B||Composing & Producing Electronic Music II||3||11||3||12|
|MTEC 70A||Pro Tools 101-Avid Certification||4||91||4||104|
|MTEC 72B||Producing Music with Ableton Live||1||20||1||24|
|MTEC 72C||Producing Music with Logic Pro X||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
The Certificate of Achievement in ElectronicMusic prepares students to be competent producers of electronic music while providing the opportunity to gain skills necessary to advance their careers.
Program Learning Outcomes:
· Apply basic principles of music composition, sound synthesis, and audio engineering to produce electronic music.
· Execute an original electronic music production under the supervision of faculty or a professional mentor.
Students will be required to take 3 core classes and select one elective.
(Y1 or S1)
|MTEC 52A||Mixing and Mastering I||4||Y1Spring|
|MTEC 62A||Composing and Producing Electronic Music I||4||Y1Winter|
|MTEC 62B||Composing and Producing Electronic Music II||4||Y1Spring|
|Restricted Electives (Select one from this list)|
|MTEC 70A||Pro Tools 101 Avid Certification||4||Y1 Fall|
|MTEC 72B||Producing Music with Ableton Live||4||Y1 Fall|
|MTEC 72C||Producing Music with Logic Pro X||4||Y1 Fall|