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MIDI Applications, Certificate of Achievement

Banner Code: 1_CN_MIDI

Control Number: 22403

Financial Aid Eligible

This program is designed for the musician or computer professional who wants a concentrated course of study in the field of computer music. Courses are designed to emphasize the practical application of MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface).

Program Outcomes

  1. Create and perform musical compositions utilizing a standard scoring program.
  2. Create musical compositions utilizing standard music production programs that demonstrate competency in the following techniques: looping, sequencing, editing, and virtual synthesis.
  3. Demonstrate applications of studio recording techniques.

Review Graduation Requirements.

Course Title Units
Required Courses
CIS A100Introduction to Computer Applications3
MUS A110Computers in Music 13
MUS A111Computers in Music 23
MUS A112Computers in Music 33
MUS A113Computers in Music 43
MUS A115Fundamentals of Music3
MUS A261Recording Techniques 13
Restricted Electives5
C++ Programming Language 1
Film Production 1
Piano 1
Piano 2
Theory 1
Piano 3
Piano 4
Total Units26

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
CIS A100 Introduction to Computer Applications 3
MUS A110 Computers in Music 1 3
MUS A115 Fundamentals of Music 3
MUS A261 Recording Techniques 1 3
Semester 2
MUS A111 Computers in Music 2 3
Select five units from Restricted Electives: (See Requirements) 1 5
Year 2
Semester 1
MUS A112 Computers in Music 3 3
Semester 2
MUS A113 Computers in Music 4 3
 Total Units26

MIDI Applications Restricted Electives - a total of five (5) units required.