Business Employee, Certificate of Achievement
Financial Aid Eligible
Banner Code: 1_CN_MBE
Control Number: 22401
This program will prepare students for employment in music stores, record shops, and other commercial music activities. Many opportunities in the business of music are available to students with a broad general knowledge of how this segment of the music industry functions in addition to traditional musical skills.
- Demonstrate knowledge of basic requirements of vocalists, guitarists and pianists
- Working Knowledge of basic studio techniques and equipment applications
- Prepare and deliver an effective sales presentation for a product or service.
- Organize, develop and prepare a written professional sales presentation for a product or service.
Certificate of Achievement Requirements
The Certificate of Achievement is a state-approved career program that requires a minimum of eight units and is designed to prepare the graduate to enter a particular field of employment. In order to be awarded a certificate, students are required to obtain a grade of “C” or better in all program-required courses. Grades of “CR” or “P” will be accepted whereas “CR” or “P” meets the equivalency of a “C” or better. At least 3 units in an advanced course from the certificate must be completed at OCC at the department’s discretion. Certificates of Achievement are not automatically awarded. A petition must be filed in Enrollment Services or online at the beginning of the semester in which the student will be completing their final requirements. The petitioning periods are listed in the Graduation Requirements section of this catalog. Check with a counselor to determine the requirements for completion.
A list of certificate programs can be found in the Programs A-Z section of this catalog.
|MUS A139||History of Rock Music||3|
|MUS A141||Piano 1||1|
|MUS A145||Voice 1||1|
|MUS A262||Music as a Business||2|
|MUS A116||Basic Guitar||2|
|MUS A180||Theory 1||3|
|MUS A181||Musicianship 1||1|
|MUS A261||Recording Techniques 1||3|
|MKTG A110||Professional Selling||3|
|MUS A110||Computers in Music 1||3|
|Restricted Electives (see list)||5|
Business Employee Restricted Electives
|Select five units of the following:||5|
|Accounting for Small Business|
|Retail E-Commerce Management|
|Classical Guitar 1|
|Studio Guitar 1|