This certificate may lead to employment competency but does not lead to an Associate degree. 

Prepares individuals for careers in music recording, music composition and music production using state-of-the-art music technology. Fulfills a portion of the Associate of Arts degree in Music.

Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Assemble, mix and master complete MIDI/Digital Audio compositions.

  • Utilize MIDI/Digital audio software and hardware including computers, controllers, synthesizers, sequencers, samplers, effects processors, microphones and mixers.

  • Communicate effectively and work cooperatively with film directors and music producers.

Required Courses (17 units)  Units
MUS-3 Fundamentals of Music  4
MUS-8A  Music Technology I  3
MUS-8B  Music Technology II 3
MUS-10 MIDI/Digital Audio Music Production  
MUS-9 MIDI/Digital Audio Composition and Film Scoring 3
OR    
MUS-11 Sound Recordings Techniques 3
OR    
MUS-P11 Live Sound I 3
Electives Choose from the list below 1
Electives - Keyboard Skills -  Choose from the list below (1 units) Units
MUS-32A Class Piano I 1
MUS-32B Class Piano II 1
MUS-32C Class Piano III 1
MUS-32D Class Piano IV  1