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Business Employee, Certificate of Achievement

Banner Code: 1_CN_MBE

Control Number: 22401

Financial Aid Eligible

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.

Program Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of basic requirements of vocalists, guitarists and pianists
  2. Working Knowledge of basic studio techniques and equipment applications
  3. Prepare and deliver an effective sales presentation for a product or service.
  4. Organize, develop and prepare a written professional sales presentation for a product or service.

Review Graduation Requirements.

Course Title Units
Required Courses
MUS A110Computers in Music 13
MUS A116Basic Guitar2
MUS A139History of Rock Music3
MUS A141Piano 11
MUS A161Voice 11
MUS A180Theory 13
MUS A181Musicianship 11
MUS A261Recording Techniques 13
MUS A262Music as a Business2
MKTG A110Professional Selling3
Select 5 units from the following restricted electives list:5
Accounting for Small Business
Retail E-Commerce Management
Beginning Instruments
Piano 2
Voice 2
Classical Guitar 1
Studio Guitar 1
Piano 3
Piano 4
Total Units27

Program Sequence

These sequences at Orange Coast College are curriculum maps for students to finish all requirements for the certificate. There may be advisories, prerequisites, or time requirements that students need to consider before following these maps. Students are advised to meet with an Orange Coast College Counselor for alternate sequencing.

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Semester 1Units
MUS A139 History of Rock Music 3
MUS A141 Piano 1 1
MUS A161 Voice 1 1
MUS A262 Music as a Business 2
Semester 2
MUS A116 Basic Guitar 2
MUS A180 Theory 1 3
MUS A181 Musicianship 1 1
MUS A261 Recording Techniques 1 3
Year 2
Semester 1
MKTG A110 Professional Selling 3
MUS A110 Computers in Music 1 3
 Total Units27

Needs 5 units total of Restricted Electives