Music Business - CCL
The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Music Business program is an innovative curriculum designed to prepare students for today's music industry. The certificate and degree with a music business emphasis are designed for both the performing musician and the business student with limited performing experience. This program combines a flexible curriculum with an emphasis in business and marketing, along with music industry related courses and experiences.
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.
++ indicates any module/suffixed courses.
|ACC109||Accounting Concepts (3) OR|
|ACC111||Accounting Principles I (3)||3|
|BPC128||Introduction to Desktop Publishing||1|
|CIS131AA||Doing Business on the Internet||1|
|COM259||Communication in Business and Professions||3|
|GBS151||Introduction to Business||3|
|MGT253||Owning and Operating a Small Business (3) OR|
|MUC209||Music Industry Entrepreneurship (3)||3|
|MKT271||Principles of Marketing||3|
|MTC101||Introduction to Music Theory OR Higher Level||3|
|MUC109||Music Business: Merchandising and the Law||3|
|MUC110||Music Business: Recording and Mass Media||3|
|MUC111||Digital Audio Workstation I (DAW I)||3|
|MUC195||Studio Music Recording I (3) OR|
|MUC195AA||Studio Music Recording I (3)||3|
|MUC295AA||Self Promotion for Music||1|
|SBS230||Financial and Tax Management for Small Business||2|
|MHL+++ Any MHL Music: History/Literature prefixed course|
- Analyze and interpret internal and external financial information. (ACC109)
- Record simple financial transactions and post and balance a general ledger. (ACC111)
- Describe the components, techniques, and purpose of desktop publishing. (BPC128)
- Introduction to basic concepts of doing business on the Internet. (CIS131AA)
- Apply interpersonal, group, and public communication skills in business or professional situations. (COM259)
- Describe the managerial decisions relating to business organizational structures (sole proprietorship, partnership, and corporate) within the free enterprise system. (GBS151)
- Explain the marketing, operational, and financial functions of a small business venture; and identify the day-to-day activities usually required to maintain a successful enterprise. (MGT253)
- Explain the components of the marketing mix as they interact in the total marketing environment. (MKT271)
- Apply music notation including pitch, meter, scales, key signatures, intervals, triads, time signatures, and rhythm. (MTC101)
- Apply procedures to copyright a song, publish it, and select an appropriate performance rights agency. (MUC109, MUC110)
- Locate and use different levels of music industry professionals including entertainment attorneys, managers, agents, and concert promoters. (MUC109, MUC110)
- Market musical products in such areas as music arranging/composing, score preparation, recording technology, audio engineering, postproduction for film and television, and the advertising industry. (MUC109, MUC110)
- Apply digital audio editing and recording using the digital audio software. (MUC111)
- Use recording studio components: speakers, signal processing equipment and electronic keyboards and Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) equipment in a studio recording session. (MUC195)
- Apply skills for marketing songs, recordings, and musical performances and develop a portfolio of such products for self-promotion. (MUC295AA)
- Integrate human relations, communication, and technical skills as an intern in an appropriate business or industry. (MUC297AB)
- Develop a chart of accounts using an acceptable account numbering system, set up individual accounts for customers and creditors, and establish individual payroll records for employees, and print month-end reports and documents on a microcomputer system. (SBS230)
- Explain the functions of a music business in the areas of entrepreneurship, the digital age, e-commerce, industry leadership, visionary development and the collaboration process. (MUC209)
Additional information is available at MCCCD's Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation.
All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change.
Please refer to the Official MCCCD CCTA website for official programs information.