The Commercial Music Certificate of Achievement provides experience and exposure to key components of commercial music, allowing students to combine their passions for technology and music. Students will gain basic knowledge in technologies crucial to the modern recording studio, including use of popular digital audio workstations such as Logic and Pro Tools. Exposure to sound synthesis will provide perspective on the infrastructure of today’s music software. Experience with audio hardware and software, along with courses in music business and commercial music composition will provide skills necessary to pursue a career in audio engineering, production, performance, composition, promotion, publishing, and many other options.
The Commercial Music Ensemble is a 1 credit ensemble that students are welcome to join and put to use the skills they learn in the CA courses. This is not required, but serves to mimic real world commercial music opportunities and challenges.
Upon successful completion, the student will:
Recording Studio Engineer, Live Sound Engineer, Private Music Instructor, Instrument Designer Music Marketing,Booking Agent, Performing Musician, Composer, Audio Editor
Upon completion of the following courses with at least a ‘C’ grade in each course, the student will be awarded a Commercial Music Certificate of Achievement.
Total Units: 21
|MUSC B30||Introduction to Music Technology||3.0|
|MUSC B31||Commercial Music Composition||3.0|
|MUSC B32||Sound Design and Synthesis||3.0|
|MUSC B33||Live Sound||3.0|
|MUSC B34||Recording Techniques I||3.0|
|MUSC B35||Recording Technique||II|
|MUSC B36||Music Business||3.0|