This certificate offers training in music composition geared towards gainful employment in the television, film, video gaming, internet and commercial music industries.
It is designed to prepare students for careers composing music for Film, TV, Radio, Commercials, Video Games, Websites or as a Songwriter.
Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:
It is projected that 2-5 students will complete this program annually.
This certificate is designed to prepare students for careers composing music for Film, TV, Radio, Commercials, Video Games, Websites or as a Songwriter. It is focused both on assisting students find employment working for clients in the local region as well as networking in broader communities online to establish revenue streams from multiple commercial music composition activities.
The course sequence is designed to train students in the fundamental skills of composition, music sequencing, audio production, video synchronization and songwriting while also providing invaluable experience performing in musical ensembles. Students take the full 4-course Music Theory and Musicianship sequence which they are able to complete in a single academic year at FLC. They also take Intro to MIDI to learn necessary skills in computer music software applications as well as ProTools to further their Audio Production skills. They complete the program with Songwriting to prepare for gainful employment writing songs for the commercial music industry.
(Y1 or S1)
|MUFHL 400||Music Theory and Musicianship I||4||S1 (1st 8-Week Term)|
|MUFHL 401||Music Theory and Musicianship II||4||S1 (2nd 8-Week Term)|
|MUFHL 410||Music Theory and Musicianship III||4||S2 (1st 8-Week Term)|
|MUFHL 411||Music Theory and Musicianship IV||4||S2 (2nd 8-Week Term)|
|MUSM 334||Introduction to Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI)||2||S1|
|MUSM 356||Pro Tools 101, Introduction to Pro Tools||1.5||S2|
|MUSM 320||Contemporary Songwriting||3||S2|
|MUP 320; MUP 350; MUP 357; MUP 360; MUP 400; MUP 424; MUP 426||Jazz Band, Concert Choir; College Chorus; Chamber Singers; Vocal Jazz Ensemble; Commercial Music Ensemble; World Music Ensemble||2 units total||S1|