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Venue and Talent Management
Certificate of Completion

First Semester
BUSI 1301 Survey of Business
3 hrs
MUSB 1305 Survey of Music Business
3 hrs
MUSB 1341 Concert Promotion & Venue Management
3 hrs
MUSC 2141 Forum/Recital
1 hr
MUSC 1303 History of Popular Music
3 hrs
MUSI 1301 Basic Music
3 hrs
 
16 hrs
Second Semester
BMGT 1327 Principles of Management
3 hrs
MUSC 2141 Forum/Recital
1 hr
MRKG 1311 Principles of Marketing
3 hrs
COSC 1301 Microcomputer Applications
3 hrs
MUSB 2586 Music Business Management and Merchandise Internship
(Capstone course) 1
5 hrs
MUSB 2345 Live Music & Talent Management
3 hrs
 
18 hrs
Total 34 hrs

1  Student must meet guidelines for enrollment and have approval of program director.

Sound Reinforcement Enhanced Skills
Certificate of Completion

(must complete A.A.S. Audio Technology before starting certificate)
First Semester
MUSC 1405 Live Sound I
4 hrs
MUSC 2286 Internship: Recording Arts Technology
2 hrs
 
6 hrs
Second Semester
MUSC 2453 Live Sound III (Capstone course)
4 hrs
MUSC 2286 Internship: Recording Arts Technology
2 hrs
 
6 hrs
Total 12 hrs

Sound Reinforcement Level-One
Certificate of Completion

First Semester
MUSC 1303 History of Popular Music
3 hrs
MUSI 1301 Basic Music
3 hrs
MUSC 1405 Live Sound I
4 hrs
MUSC 2286 Internship: Recording Arts Technology
2 hrs
 
12 hrs
Second Semester
MUSB 1341 Concert Production & Venue Management
3 hrs
MUSC 2403 Live Sound II
4 hrs
MUSC 2453 Live Sound III (Capstone course)
4 hrs
MUSC 2286 Internship: Recording Arts Technology
2 hrs
 
13 hrs
Total 25 hrs

Songwriting
Certificate of Completion

First Semester
MUSC 1213 Commercial Music Theory I
2 hrs
MUSC 1311 Commercial Music Sight-Singing/Ear-Training I
3 hrs
MUSI 1181 Class Piano-Level I
1 hr
MUSC 1303 History of Popular Music
3 hrs
MUSC 2141 Forum/Recital
1 hr
MUSP 1148 Small Commercial Music Ensemble: Improvisation
1 hr
MUSP 1101 Applied Commercial Music: Arranging and Composition
1 hr
MUSB 1305 Survey of Music Business
3 hrs
 
15 hrs
Second Semester
MUSC 2213 Commercial Music Theory II
2 hrs
MUSC 2311 Commercial Music Sight-Singing/Ear-Training II
3 hrs
MUSI 1182 Class Piano-Level II
1 hr
MUSC 2141 Forum/Recital
1 hr
MUSC 2319 Orchestration
3 hrs
MUSP 1148 Small Commercial Music Ensemble: Improvisation
1 hr
MUSP 2159 Advanced Applied Commercial Music: Arranging and Composition (Capstone course) 3
1 hr

MUSB 2350 Commercial Music Projects3

3 hrs
 
15 hrs
Total 30 hrs

3   Either course will be Capstone course for certificate. Student must apply to advisor to use course for Capstone.

Performance
Certificate of Completion

First Semester
MUSC 1213 Commercial Music Theory I
2 hrs
MUSC 1311 Commercial Music Sight-Singing/Ear-Training I
3 hrs
MUSI 1181 Class Piano-Level I
1 hr
MUSC 1303 History of Popular Music
3 hrs
MUSC 2141 Forum/Recital
1 hr
MUSP 1148 Small Commercial Music Ensemble: Improvisation
1 hr
MUSP Applied Music Lessons
1 hr
Ensemble (MUSP 1146 Rock, 1153 Country, or 1150 Jazz)
1 hr
MUSB 1305 Survey of Business
3 hrs
 
16 hrs
Second Semester
MUSC 2213 Commercial Music Theory II
2 hrs
MUSC 2311 Commercial Music Sight-Singing/Ear-Training II
3 hrs
MUSI 1182 Class Piano-Level II
1 hr
Ensemble (MUSP 1146 Rock, 1153 Country, or 1150 Jazz)
1 hr
MUSP 1148 Small Commercial Music Ensemble: Improvisation
1 hr
MUSP Applied Music Lessons (Advanced level – Capstone Course)
1 hr
MUSC 2319 Orchestration
3 hrs

MUSB 2350 Commercial Music Project or MUSB elective

3 hrs
 
15 hrs
Total 31 hrs

Venue and Talent Management
Associate in Applied Science

ARTS-AV-TECHStudents completing this program are prepared to assume management positions in the music industry. Employment opportunities include artist management, entry-level to mid-level positions in record labels and music publishing, and positions in retail and wholesale music merchandising.

Freshman Year
First Semester
BUSI 1301 Survey of Business
3 hrs
BUSI elective
3 hrs
ACCT 1303 Introduction to Accounting or ACCT 2401 Principles of Financial Accounting
3-4 hrs
MUSC 2141 Forum/Recital
1 hr
MUSC 1303 History of Popular Music
3 hrs
MUSI 1301 Basic Music (Humanities elective)
3 hrs
 
16-17 hrs
Second Semester
BGMT 1303 Principles of Management
3 hrs
Math (college-level)
3 hrs
ENGL 1301 Freshman Composition I
3 hrs
COSC 1301 Microcomputer Applications
3 hrs
MUSC 2141 Forum/Recital
1 hr
MUSC 1331 MIDI I or elective approved by program director
3 hrs
MUSB or MUSP electives 1
2 hrs
 
18 hrs
Summer
General Education elective
3 hrs
 
3 hrs
   
Sophomore Year
First Semester
MRKG 1311 Principles of Marketing
3 hrs
MUSB 1341 Concert Promotion & Venue Management
3 hrs
Speech Communication elective
3 hrs
MUSB 1305 Survey of Music Business
3 hrs
MUSB or MUSP electives 1
2 hrs
MUSC 2141 Forum/Recital
1 hr
 
15 hrs
Second Semester
ECON 2301 Macroeconomics I or General Education elective
3 hrs
ECON 2302 Microeconomics
3 hrs
MUSC 2141 Forum/Recital
1 hr
MUSB 2345 Live Music & Talent Management
3 hrs

MUSB 2586 Music Business Management & Merchandise Internship
(Capstone course) 2

5 hrs
 
15 hrs
Total 67-68 hrs

1   MUSP electives can be drawn from any of the following areas: applied music, performing ensembles, and improvisation ensembles (style studies).

2   Student must meet guidelines for enrollment and have approval of program director.

Songwriting
Associate of Applied Science

ARTS-AV-TECHStudents completing this program are prepared to assume positions as composers, arrangers, and songwriters. Employment opportunities include working for advertising agencies, recording studios, production companies, and broadcasting companies.

Freshman Year    
First Semester    
MUSC 1213 Commercial Music Theory I   2 hrs
MUSC 1311 Commercial Music Sight-Singing/Ear-Training I   3 hrs
MUSI 1181 Class Piano – Level I   1 hr
MUSC 1303 History of Popular Music   3 hrs
MUSC 2141 Forum/Recital   1 hr
MUSP 1148 Small Commercial Music Ensemble: Improvisation   1 hr
MUSP Applied Music Lessons 2   1 hr
MUSB 1305 Survey of Music Business   3 hrs
    15 hrs
Second Semester    
MUSC 2213 Commercial Music Theory II   2 hrs
MUSC 2311 Commercial Music Sight-Singing/Ear-Training II   3 hrs
MUSI 1182 Class Piano – Level II   1 hr
MUSC 2319 Orchestration   3 hrs
MUSC 2141 Forum/Recital   1 hr
MUSP 1148 Small Commercial Music Ensemble: Improvisation   1 hr
MUSP Applied Music Lessons 2   1 hr
Speech Communication elective1   3 hrs
    15 hrs
Summer    
Math (college-level)   3 hrs
Social/Behavioral Sciences elective   3 hrs
    6 hrs
     
Sophomore Year    
First Semester    
ENGL 1301 Freshman Composition I   3 hrs
MUSC 2131 Commercial Music Sight-Singing/Ear-Training III   1 hr
MUSC 2103 Commercial Music Piano   2 hrs
MUSC 2214 Improvisation Theory I   2 hrs
MUSC 2141 Forum/Recital   1 hr
MUSP 1148 Small Commercial Music Ensemble: Improvisation   1 hr
MUSC 2330 Commercial Music Arranging and Composition (Capstone Course)   3 hrs
MUSC 1331 MIDI I   3 hrs
MUSP 1101 Applied Commercial Music: Arranging and Composition   1 hr
    17 hrs
Second Semester    
MUSC 2132 Commercial Music Sight-Singing/Ear-Training IV   1 hr
MUSC 2103 Commercial Music Piano   1 hr
MUSC 2234 Improvisation Theory II   2 hrs
MUSC 2141 Forum/Recital   1 hr
MUSP 1148 Small Commercial Music Ensemble: Improvisation   1 hr
MUSC 1321 Songwriting   3 hrs
MUSP 2159 Advanced Applied Commercial Music: Arranging and Composition   1 hr
Humanities elective 1   3 hrs
    13 hrs
Total 66 hrs

1 Selection of elective will be determined by academic and career needs of student.

2 Applied Music requirement: select from MUSP 1101-1127 (MUAP 1202-1281 with program director approval).

Performance
Associate in Applied Science

ARTS-AV-TECHStudents completing this program are prepared to assume positions in the music industry as touring musicians, nightclub acts, show bands, studio musicians, recording artists, and as teachers of popular music in private music studios.

Freshman Year    
First Semester    
MUSC 1213 Commercial Music Theory I   2 hrs
MUSC 1311 Commercial Music Sight-Singing/Ear-Training I   3 hrs
MUSI 1181 Class Piano – Level I   1hr
MUSC 1303 History of Popular Music   3 hrs
MUSC 2141 Forum/Recital   1 hr
MUSP 1148 Small Commercial Music Ensemble: Improvisation   1 hr
MUSP Applied Music Lessons   1 hr
Ensemble (MUSP 1146 Rock, 1153 Country, or 1150 Jazz)   1 hr
Commercial Music elective   1 hr
MUSB 1305 Survey of Music Business   3 hrs
    17 hrs
Second Semester    
MUSC 2213 Commercial Music Theory II   2 hrs
MUSC 2311 Commercial Music Sight-Singing/Ear-Training II   3 hrs
MUSI 1182 Class Piano – Level II   1 hr
MUSC 2319 Orchestration   3 hrs
MUSC 2141 Forum/Recital   1 hr
MUSP 1148 Small Commercial Music Ensemble: Improvisation   1 hr
MUSP Applied Music Lessons   1 hr
Ensemble (MUSP 1146 Rock, 1153 Country, or 1150 Jazz)   1 hr
Commercial Music elective   1 hr
Speech Communication elective   3 hrs
    17 hrs
Summer    
Math (college-level)   3 hrs
Social/Behavioral Sciences elective   3 hrs
Humanities elective   3 hrs
    9 hrs
     
Sophomore Year    
First Semester    
MUSC 1331 MIDI I   3 hrs
MUSC 2131 Commercial Music Sight-Singing/Ear-Training III   1 hr
MUSC 2103 Commercial Music Piano   1 hr
MUSC 2214 Improvisation Theory I   2 hrs
MUSC 2141 Forum/Recital   1 hr
MUSP 1148 Small Commercial Music Ensemble: Improvisation   1 hr
MUSC 2330 Commercial Music Arranging and Composition (Capstone course)   3 hrs
MUSP Applied Music Lessons   1 hr
Ensemble (MUSP 1146 Rock, 1153 Country, or 1150 Jazz)   1 hr
Commercial Music elective   1 hr
    15 hrs
Second Semester    
MUSC 2132 Commercial Music Sight-Singing/Ear-Training IV   1 hr
MUSC 2103 Commercial Music Piano   1 hr
MUSC 2234 Improvisation Theory   2 hrs
MUSC 2141 Forum/Recital   1 hr
MUSP 1148 Small Commercial Music Ensemble: Improvisation   1 hr
MUSC 1321 Songwriting   3 hrs
MUSP Applied Music Lessons (Advanced level – Capstone course)   1 hr
Ensemble (MUSP 1146 Rock, 1153 Country, or 1150 Jazz)   1 hr
Commercial Music elective   1 hr
ENGL 1301 Freshman Composition I   3 hrs
    15 hrs
Total 76 hrs

Commercial Music Management
Associate in Applied Science

ARTS-AV-TECHStudents completing this program are prepared to assume management positions in the music industry. Employment opportunities include artist management, entry-level to mid-level positions in record labels and music publishing, and positions in retail and wholesale music merchandising.

Freshman Year    
First Semester    
BUSI 1301 Survey of Business   3 hrs
BUSI elective   3 hrs
ACCT 1303 Introduction to Accounting or ACCT 2401 Principles of Financial Accounting   3-4 hrs
MUSC 2141 Forum/Recital   1 hr
MUSC 1303 History of Popular Music   3 hrs
MUSI 1301 Basic Music (Humanities elective)   3 hrs
16-17 hrs
Second Semester    
BGMT 1303 Principles of Management   3 hrs
Math (college-level)   3 hrs
ENGL 1301 Freshman Composition I   3 hrs
COSC 1301 Microcomputer Applications   3 hrs
MUSC 2141 Forum/Recital   1 hr
MUSC 1331 MIDI I or elective approved by program director   3 hrs
MUSB or MUSP electives 1 (2 hours required)   3 hrs
  18 hrs
Summer    
General Education elective   3 hrs
    3 hrs
     
Sophomore Year    
First Semester    
MRKG 1311 Principles of Marketing   3 hrs
MUSB elective or MUSB 2350 Commercial Music Project   3 hrs
Speech Communication elective 3 hrs
MUSB 1305 Survey of Music Business   3 hrs
MUSB or MUSP electives 1 (2 hours required)   2 hrs
MUSC 2141 Forum/Recital   1 hr
    15 hrs
     
Second Semester    
ECON 2301 Microeconomics I   3 hrs
Economics   3 hrs
MUSC 2141 Forum/Recital   1 hr
MUSB elective or MUSB 2350 Commercial Music Project   3 hrs
MUSB 2586 Music Business Management & Merchandise Internship (Capstone course) 2   5 hrs

 

  15 hrs
Total 67-68 hrs

1   MUSP electives can be drawn from any of the following areas: applied music, performing ensembles, and improvisation ensembles (style studies).

2   Student must meet guidelines for enrollment and have approval of program director.

Audio Technology
Associate in Applied Science

ARTS-AV-TECHStudents completing this program are prepared to assume audio production positions in the music industry. Employment opportunities include: audio producer, recording engineer, sound designer, and MIDI programmer. Potential employers include advertising agencies, video and audio production companies, recording studios, record labels, and publishing companies.

Freshman Year  
First Semester  
MUSC 1213 Commercial Music Theory I  
2 hrs
MUSC 1311 Commercial Music Sight-Singing/Ear-Training  
3 hrs
MUSI 1181 Class Piano  
1hr
MUSC 1303 History of Popular Music  
3 hrs
MUSC 2141 Forum/Recital  
1 hr
MUSC 1327 Audio Engineering I  
3 hrs
MUSB 1305 Survey of Music Business  
3 hrs
   
16 hrs
Second Semester  
MUSC 2213 Commercial Music Theory II  
2 hrs
MUSC 2311 Commercial Music Sight-Singing/Ear-Training  
3 hrs
MUSI 1182 Class Piano  
1 hr
MUSC 2319 Orchestration  
3 hrs
MUSC 2141 Forum/Recital  
1 hr
MUSC 2427 Audio Engineering II  
4 hrs
ENGL 1301 Freshman Composition I  
3 hrs
   
17 hrs
Summer  
Social/Behavioral Sciences elective  
3 hrs
Math (college-level)  
3 hrs
Humanities elective  
3 hrs
   
9 hrs
     
Sophomore Year  
First Semester  
MUSC 2131 Commercial Music Sight-Singing/Ear-Training  
1 hr
MUSC 2103 Commercial Music Piano  
1 hr
MUSC 2141 Forum/Recital  
1 hr
MUSC 2330 Commercial Music Arranging and Composition  
3 hrs
MUSC 1331 MIDI I  
3 hrs
MUSC 2447 Audio Engineering III  
4 hrs
MUSC 2286 Internship: Recording Arts Technology  
2 hrs
   
15 hrs
Second Semester  
MUSC 2132 Commercial Music Sight-Singing/Ear-Training  
1 hr
MUSC 2103 Commercial Music Piano  
1 hr
MUSC 2141 Forum/Recital  
1 hr
MUSC 1321 Songwriting  
3 hrs
MUSC 2448 Audio Engineering IV (Capstone course)  
4 hrs
MUSC 2286 Internship: Recording Arts Technology  
2 hrs
Speech Communication elective  
3 hrs
   
15 hrs
Total 72 hrs