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Commercial Music, AS (S0876)

Program: S0876
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Suggested Sequence of CourseworkIndicates Courses Offered Online
Fall Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
MUS 110A Mus Fundamentals for Musicians 4.0
MUSA 120 Electronic Music 3.0
MUS 160 Individual Instruction 0.5
MUS 170 Piano I 1.0
MUSA 100 Fundamental of Audio Tech 3.0
MUS 27 Chamber Music 1.0
MUS 29 (or) Choral Workshop
MUS 30 (or) Collegiate Chorale
MUS 31 (or) Concert Choir
MUS 33 (or) Opera Scenes
MUS 34 (or) Women's Vocal Ensemble
MUS 36 (or) Wind Symphony
MUS 38 (or) Ensemble
MUS 39 (or) Laboratory Band
MUS 44 (or) Vocal Jazz Ensemble
MUS 45 (or) Chamber Singers
MUS 47 (or) Jazz Ensemble
MUS 48 (or) Men's Vocal Ensemble
MUS 49 (or) Wind Ensemble
MUS 50 (or) Jazz Improvisation and Choir
MUS 51 (or) A Cappella Ensemble
MUS 52 (or) Madrigal Singers
MUS 180 (or) DJ Performance
MUS 181 (or) Pop/Rock Band
MUS 185 (or) Advanced Commercial Mus Ensmbl
Total:   12.5
Recommended elective: MUS 180
Winter Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
AA/S KINES Phys Ed (KIN) Activity Course 0.5
MUSA 130 Business of Audio Production 3.0
Total:   3.5
MUSA 100, 120, 130, 150 are offered in Winter
Spring Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
MUS 120 Music Theory I 3.0
MUS 160 Individual Instruction 0.5
MUS 125 Musicianship I 1.0
MUS 171 Piano II 1.0
ENGL 1A Freshman Composition 4.0
MUSA 150 Audio Recording 3.0
MUS 27 Chamber Music 1.0
MUS 29 (or) Choral Workshop
MUS 30 (or) Collegiate Chorale
MUS 31 (or) Concert Choir
MUS 33 (or) Opera Scenes
MUS 34 (or) Women's Vocal Ensemble
MUS 36 (or) Wind Symphony
MUS 38 (or) Ensemble
MUS 39 (or) Laboratory Band
MUS 44 (or) Vocal Jazz Ensemble
MUS 45 (or) Chamber Singers
MUS 47 (or) Jazz Ensemble
MUS 48 (or) Men's Vocal Ensemble
MUS 49 (or) Wind Ensemble
MUS 50 (or) Jazz Improvisation and Choir
MUS 51 (or) A Cappella Ensemble
MUS 52 (or) Madrigal Singers
MUS 180 (or) DJ Performance
MUS 181 (or) Pop/Rock Band
MUS 185 (or) Advanced Commercial Mus Ensmbl
Total:   13.5
Audition for elective unit: www.mtsac.edu/music Recommended elective: MUS 181
Summer Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
SPCH 1A Public Speaking 4.0
Total:   4.0
MUSA 100, 120 are offered in Summer
Fall Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
AA/S SCNCE Area B-1 or B-2 Science Course 3.0
MUS 160 Individual Instruction 0.5
A/AS MATH Meet AA/AS Math Comptcy Req 3.0
MUSA 160 Live Sound Engineering 3.0
MUSA 200 Audio Production 3.0
MUSA 210 (or) Audio for Multimedia
MUSA 220 (or) Sound Performance & Synthesis
MUS 27 Chamber Music 1.0
MUS 29 (or) Choral Workshop
MUS 30 (or) Collegiate Chorale
MUS 31 (or) Concert Choir
MUS 33 (or) Opera Scenes
MUS 34 (or) Women's Vocal Ensemble
MUS 36 (or) Wind Symphony
MUS 38 (or) Ensemble
MUS 39 (or) Laboratory Band
MUS 44 (or) Vocal Jazz Ensemble
MUS 45 (or) Chamber Singers
MUS 47 (or) Jazz Ensemble
MUS 48 (or) Men's Vocal Ensemble
MUS 49 (or) Wind Ensemble
MUS 50 (or) Jazz Improvisation and Choir
MUS 51 (or) A Cappella Ensemble
MUS 52 (or) Madrigal Singers
MUS 180 (or) DJ Performance
MUS 181 (or) Pop/Rock Band
MUS 185 (or) Advanced Commercial Mus Ensmbl
Total:   13.5
Recommended elective: MUS 185
Winter Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
A/AS AMIST AA/AS GE D1 Hist & Poli Sc Cr 3.0
A/AS SELF AA/AS E LifelongUnderst Course 3.0
Total:   6.0
Spring Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
MUS 160 Individual Instruction 0.5
MUSA 230 Songwriting 3.0
AA/S BEHAV Area D-2 Elective Course 3.0
A/AS HUM AA/AS GE C2 Humanities Course 3.0
MUS 27 Chamber Music 1.0
MUS 29 (or) Choral Workshop
MUS 30 (or) Collegiate Chorale
MUS 31 (or) Concert Choir
MUS 33 (or) Opera Scenes
MUS 34 (or) Women's Vocal Ensemble
MUS 36 (or) Wind Symphony
MUS 38 (or) Ensemble
MUS 44 (or) Vocal Jazz Ensemble
MUS 45 (or) Chamber Singers
MUS 47 (or) Jazz Ensemble
MUS 48 (or) Men's Vocal Ensemble
MUS 49 (or) Wind Ensemble
MUS 50 (or) Jazz Improvisation and Choir
MUS 51 (or) A Cappella Ensemble
MUS 52 (or) Madrigal Singers
MUS 180 (or) DJ Performance
MUS 181 (or) Pop/Rock Band
MUS 185 (or) Advanced Commercial Mus Ensmbl
MUS 12 History of Jazz 3.0
MUS 14A (or) World Music
MUS 14B (or) American Folk Music
MUS 15 (or) Rock Music Hist & Appreciation
MUS 100 (or) Intro Western Classical Music
MUS 101 (or) Women in Music
MUS 102 (or) Film Music Appreciation
MUS 103 (or) Music and Culture of Hip Hop
MUS 105 (or) West Mus Hist I Antiquity-1750
MUS 106 (or) West Mus Hist II 1750-Present
Total:   13.5
Commercial Music AS (S0876) MUS 102 is NOT in AA/AS GE pattern, C-1 Arts Recommended elective: MUS 39 Submit petition: inside.mtsac.edu, Student Tab#45 Take C-1 Arts if MUS 102 was taken for major
Program Notes

Degree requirements include reading competency. This requirement is met by attaining eligibility for READ 100 or by completing READ 90.  Complete the online Assessment Questionnaire (AQ) at https://www.mtsac.edu/assessment/aq/   

66.5
Total number of Units
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