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Commercial Music, Certificate (T0874)

Program: T0874
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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)
MUSA 100, 110, 120, 130, 150 are offered in Winter
Spring Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
MUSA 160 Live Sound Engineering 3.0
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
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:   12.5
Recommended elective: MUS 181
Summer Semester (Year 1)
MUSA 100, 110, 120 are offered in Summer
Fall Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
MUS 160 Individual Instruction 0.5
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:   4.5
Recommended elective: MUS 185
Spring Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
MUS 160 Individual Instruction 0.5
MUSA 130 Business of Audio Production 3.0
MUSA 230 Songwriting 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
Total:   7.5
Commercial Music, Certificate (T0874) Recommended elective: MUS 39 Submit petition: inside.mtsac.edu, Student Tab#45
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/   

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