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Performance (Music), Certificate of Completion


  • Academic Year: 2019-2020
  • Division / Department: Visual & Performing Arts / Music Industry Careers
  • Degree Code: MIC.PERFORMANCE.CERT
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This Music Industry Certificate is a 30 hour program that assists students who desire to perform.

Applied Music Requirement: Select from MUSP 1101 through MUSP 1121

Vocalists select four courses from: MUSP 1148, 1146, 1150, 1153 or MUEN 1151, 1152, 1158, or 1141

Marketable skills

Students 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.

Semester I

MUSC 1213 Commercial Music Theory I 2 hours
MUSC 1311 Commercial Music Sight Singing and Ear Training I 3 hours
MUSP 1113 Introductory Group Piano I 1 hours
MUSI 1310 American Music 3 hours
MUSP 1148 Small Commercial Music Ensemble: Improvisation 1 hours
Commercial Music (college-level) 1
Select from MUSP 1101-1121.
1 hours
MUSP 1146 Small Commercial Music Ensemble: Country or
MUSP 1153 Small Commercial Music Ensemble: Rock or
MUSP 1150 Small Commercial Music Ensemble: Jazz
1 hours
MUSB 1305 Survey of Music Business 3 hours
15 hours

Semester II

MUSC 2213 Commercial Music Theory II 2 hours
MUSC 2311 Commercial Music Sight Singing & Ear Training II 3 hours
MUSP 1114 Introductory Group Piano II 1 hours
MUSP 1146 Small Commercial Music Ensemble: Country or
MUSP 1153 Small Commercial Music Ensemble: Rock or
MUSP 1150 Small Commercial Music Ensemble: Jazz
1 hours
MUSP 1148 Small Commercial Music Ensemble: Improvisation 1 hours
Commercial Music (college-level) 1
Select from MUSP 1101-1121.
1 hours
MUSB 2350 Commercial Music Project 3 hours
Elective 3
MUSB Elective
3 hours
Music (college-level) 3
MUSB Elective
3 hours
18 hours
Total hours:33 hours

Music Industry Careers

MUSB 1305 Survey of Music Business 3 hours
MUSB 1341 Concert Promotion & Venue Management 3 hours
MUSB 2345 Live Music and Talent Management 3 hours
MUSB 2350 Commercial Music Project 3 hours
MUSB 2586 Internship - Music Business Management & Merchandising 5 hours
MUSP 1101 Applied Commercial Music: Arranging & Composition 1 hours
MUSP 1103 Applied Commercial Music: Acoustic Bass 1 hours
MUSP 1104 Applied Commercial Music: Bass Guitar 1 hours
MUSP 1105 Applied Commercial Music: Commercial Guitar 1 hours
MUSP 1110 Applied Commercial Music: Piano 1 hours
MUSP 1111 Applied Commercial Music: Fiddle 1 hours
MUSP 1113 Introductory Group Piano I 1 hours
MUSP 1114 Introductory Group Piano II 1 hours
MUSP 1115 Applied Commercial Music: Mandolin 1 hours
MUSP 1117 Applied Commercial Music: Percussion 1 hours
MUSP 1123 Applied Commercial Music: Synthesizer 1 hours
MUSP 1127 Applied Commercial Music: Voice 1 hours
MUSP 1146 Small Commercial Music Ensemble: Country 1 hours
MUSP 1148 Small Commercial Music Ensemble: Improvisation 1 hours
MUSP 1150 Small Commercial Music Ensemble: Jazz 1 hours
MUSP 1153 Small Commercial Music Ensemble: Rock 1 hours
MUSP 2103 Commercial Class Piano 1 hours
MUSP 2130 Advanced Applied Commercial Music: Voice 1 hours
MUSP 2131 Advanced Applied Commercial Music: Acoustic Bass 1 hours
MUSP 2133 Advanced Applied Commercial Music: Bass Guitar 1 hours
MUSP 2135 Advanced Applied Commercial Music: Piano 1 hours
MUSP 2141 Advanced Applied Commercial Music: Electric Guitar 1 hours
MUSP 2143 Advanced Applied Commercial Music: Fiddle 1 hours
MUSP 2147 Advanced Applied Commercial Music: Mandolin 1 hours
MUSP 2149 Advanced Applied Commercial Music: Percussion 1 hours
MUSP 2159 Advanced Applied Commercial Music: Arranging & Composition 1 hours