Music Industry

The Music Industry Associate in Science Degree will provide students with a comprehensive experience and knowledge of the music industry for the purpose of successful matriculation to a four-year music industry program, and/or immediate entry into the professional world.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon successful completion of all requirements, graduates will be able to:
1. Apply a comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of managing musical artists and music institutions in an administrative/managerial function.
2. Apply a comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of managing and administrating commercial music/media institutions in sales, advertising, and publicity.
3. Operate and manage a complete recording studio.
4. Operate and execute all functions and processes involved in a recording project, from recording the artist, mixing and editing the music, to packaging compact disks for commercial distribution.
5. Produce professional quality studio music through the use of music technologies and music software.
6. Demonstrate proficiency in acoustic music theory.
7. Demonstrate proficiency in piano/keyboard skills.
8. Proficiently perform in vocal and/or instrumental ensembles.
9. Demonstrate a general knowledge of Western art, folk, and popular music.
10. Communicate effectively, think critically, reason scientifically and quantitatively, and employ a global perspective.

 

FIRST SEMESTER (15 Credits)
CREDITS
MUS* 105 Introduction to Music Business 3
MUS* 115 Music Theory 3
ENG* 101 Composition 3
__ __ Social Science Elective 3
MUS* 150 Class Piano I 3
SECOND SEMESTER (15 Credits)
CREDITS
MUS* 151 Class Piano II 3
MUS* 237 Principles of Sound Recording 3
__ __ Social Science Elective 3
ENG* 102 Literature and Composition 3
MUS* 205 Survey of the Recording Industry 3
THIRD SEMESTER (15-16 CREDITS)
CREDITS
MUS* 218 Electronic Music Composition/Audio Technology I 3
BMK* 201 Principles of Marketing 3
MUS* __ Music Ensemble – Choral or Instrumental 3
___ ___ Science Elective 3-4
MAT __ Mathematics Elective 3
FOURTH SEMESTER (15 Credits)
CREDITS
† BBG* 234 Legal Environment of Business 3
MUS* 295 Practicum Project/Internship 3
MUS* 230 Music for Film, TV and Other Media 3
BMG* 202 Principles of Management 3
___ ___ Free Elective 3
TOTAL CREDITS
60-61
The symbol (†) indicates a prerequisite needs to be met

CONTACT

joshua-hummel
Joshua Hummel
Program Coordinator
Music Industry
Room 1119
jhummel@capitalcc.edu
(860) 906-5039
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