The Music Technology Certificate of Achievement is designed for students seeking a career as a professional musician. It will better prepare a student to secure a job in the music industry by building skills related to music technology. After successfully completing this certificate a student could be hired as a composer, recording artist, music production assistant, assistant audio engineer, audio technician, assistant music supervisor, or artists & repertoire (A&R) assistant.
|MUS M02A||Music Theory I||3|
|MUS M02AL||Musicianship I||1|
|MUS M03||Introduction to Music Technology||3|
|MUS M05||Electronic Music||3|
|MUS M07||Introduction to Music Business||3|
|MUS M80||Internship in Music||1|
|FTMA M140||Beginning Audio Production||3|
|Units from Elective Courses||2|
|MUS M25A||Class Piano-Beginning I||2|
|MUS M25B||Class Piano-Beginning II||2|
|MUS M25C||Class Piano-Intermediate I||2|
|MUS M25D||Class Piano-Intermediate II||2|
|Additional Recommended Preparation 1|
|It is highly recommended for career and transfer to complete a computer science course, such as:|
|CS M01||Introduction to Computer Science||3|
|CS M10J||Introduction to Computer Programming Using Java||4|
|CS M125||Programming Concepts and Methodology I||3|
Not part of the Certificate.
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- apply varied synthesis and sequencing techniques for creating a composition suited for commercial, film, video game, or live performance.
- demonstrate literacy of digital signal processing.
- demonstrate literacy of traditional Western music notation.
- apply problem solving skills to produce an original composition in a recording studio.
- develop a personal portfolio for securing musical opportunities, such as: a resume, a professional biography, headshots, business cards, and Internet platforms.
- collaborate with peers and instructors in practical applications of skills in original compositions and multimedia works featuring music.
- demonstrate literacy in current trends and concerns within the music industry.