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Music Certificates

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Audio Production Technologies certificate and degree program offers students an opportunity to receive training on industry-standard equipment by instructors with real-world experience and professional resumes. Students learn the concepts and theory associated with recording arts technologies while applying them in lab settings appropriate to their skill levels. Students completing the Audio Production program will gain the knowledge base, competency, and confidence they need to enter the commercial music marketplace.

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Disc Jockey Techniques program is designed to prepare students for entry level employment as a live-performance disc jockey (DJ). This program will provide the student an understanding of how businesses related to the DJ profession are organized and operated in this highly competitive and rapidly changing profession.

The Academic Certificate (AC) in Electronic Music is intended for the student who would like to obtain acknowledgment for completion of electronic music courses, and is not designed to prepare students for employment. While the completion of the certificate does not lead to a particular degree, it does provide and enhance the development of musicianship for enjoyment and personal growth. This program provides the student with fundamental musical skills covering a variety of topics, including theory, performance, composition, and history. In addition, students receive a high level of technical training in creating electronic music. As students complete courses in the program, they will build a portfolio of original compositions that may be used to seek admittance to a bachelor’s-level music program.

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.

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Sound Design offers students an opportunity to learn concepts associated with Sound Design production and recording arts technologies while applying them in lab settings. Upon completion of the core courses, students will have acquired skills allowing them the opportunity to apply for a broad range of positions in the audio post-production field including: Film & Television, Animation, Radio, Theatre, and Commercial Advertising.