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University Transfer Program
60 – 70 transferable units

California State University
University of California
Independent Colleges and Universities

Program Overview

This Certificate of Specialization provides the foundational skills necessary to enter the music industry. Career opportunities include music producer, recording engineer, songwriter, sound designer, film and video game composer, audio technician, live sound mix engineer, and performing artist.

Program Requirements

Required Core Courses: 9 units Units
MUS. 286 Music Business 3 units
MUS. 290 Electronic Music I 3 units
MUS. 291 Electronic Music II 3 units
Required Selective Courses: choose a minimum of 5 units from the following courses Units
MUS. 120 Songwriting 3 units
MUS. 292 Sound Creation: Sampling and Synthesis 3 units
MUS. 293 Audio for Visual Media 3 units
MUS. 298 New Interfaces for Making Music 4 units
MUS. 423 Small Ensembles 2 units
MUS. 222 Live Sound and Streaming 3 units
MUS. 289 Recording for Musical Applications 3 units
Total Required Units: 14 - 15