Advanced Commercial Music Certificate of Achievement
Digital technology has transformed commercial music, making it possible to produce commercial music projects without huge budgets, expensive studio set-ups or large crews. Whether the goal is to fulfill a personal artistic vision, market a product or advance a cause, the fundamental need for commercial music remains a powerful one.
In this certificate program, students receive direct, hands-on experience creating commercial music that is entertaining, emotional, sophisticated and compelling. The program builds on the elements learned in the basic certificate program, covering advanced aspects of commercial music production, including writing, directing, performing, producing, editing and marketing.
The Advanced Commercial Music Certificate of Achievement provides a deeper study of commercial music production as well as more advanced industry skills, processes and practices. It gives students crucial musical and audio engineering tools. Students emerge with commercial music for their personal or professional portfolio.
|Required Courses (12 units)|
|MUS 078C||Digital Audio III||3|
|MUS 078D||Digital Audio IV Capstone||1|
|MUS 021B||Piano II||2|
|Electives (select 6 units)|
|MUS 001||Music Theory I||4|
|MUS 002||Music Theory II||4|
|MUS 003||Music Theory III||4|
|MUS 021C||Piano III||2|
|MUS 023||Commercial Vocal Styles||2|
|MUS 050A||Beginning Jazz/Rock Guitar||2|
|MUS 050B||Intermediate Jazz/Rock Guitar||2|
|FILM 002A||Film Production I: Basic Film Production||3|
|FILM 002B||Film Production II: Advanced Film Production||3|
|MUS 095A||Music Work Experience (Maximum of 2 units may be used for work experience)||1-2|