CCL Disc Jockey Techniques
Academic Plan Code
The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Disc Jockey Techniques is designed to prepare students for entry level employment as a live-performance disc jockey (DJ). This program is designed to 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. MC, SC
Course Sequence by Term
The following is a suggested course sequence by term for the pathway. Students should keep in mind the items below that affect their success in completing the pathway as listed:
- The course sequence is laid out by suggested term. It is understood that students may enter the program at different times of the year.
- Academic achievement is related to initial course placement determined by course placement tests, completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites, any courses below 100 level, and program prerequisites.
- Students should meet with an academic advisor, or program director, or counselor who can assist in assessing student needs that may affect course enrollment. Appropriate resources can be discussed and agreed to in order to address student needs and support successful course completion.
Program Area Key:
- Critical Rdg = Critical Reading
- FYC = First Year Composition
- HUM = Humanities, Arts and Design
- Mathematics = Mathematics
- NS = Natural Science
- Oral Comm = Oral Communication
- PP = Program Prerequisite
- SB = Social-Behavioral Sciences
- RC = Required Courses
- RE = Restricted Electives
|RC||MTC103||Introduction to Aural Perception||1|
|RC||MUC109||Music Business: Merchandising and the Law||3|
|RC||MUC135||Introduction to Disc Jockey Techniques||3|
|RC||MUC197||Live Sound Reinforcement I||3|
|RC||MKT101||Introduction to Public Relations||3|
|RC||MUC110||Music Business: Recording and Mass Media||3|
|RC||MUC136||Turntablism: The Art of the Scratch DJ||3|
|RC||MUC295AA||Self Promotion for Music||1|
|RC||MUC198||Live Sound Reinforcement II||Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MUC197.||3|
|RC||MUC137||Digital DJ Performance Techniques||3|
|RC||MUC291AA||Disc Jockey Internship||MUC110||1|
Select from the following courses to meet the Restricted Elective requirement.
|Voice and Diction or
Voice and Diction
|RE||COM225||Public Speaking||Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101, or ENG107, or equivalent.||3|
|RE||DAN115AA||Hip Hop I||1|
|RE||DAN115AB||Contemporary Dance Trends: Break Dancing||1|
|RE||DAN125AC||Social Dance: Latin||1|
|RE||MHL145||American Jazz and Popular Music||3|
|RE||MHL153||Rock Music and Culture||3|
|RE||MKT210||Applied Marketing Strategies||3|
|RE||MTC105||Music Theory I||Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MTC100, or MTC101, or permission of Instructor. Corequisites: MTC106.||3|
|RE||MTC106||Aural Perception I||Corequisites: MTC105.||1|
|RE||MTC191||Electronic Music I||3|
|RE||MTC192||Electronic Music II||Prerequisites: MTC191.||3|
|RE||MUC111||Digital Audio Workstation I (DAW I)||Prerequisites: MUC195, or MUP195AA, or TCM/VPT105, or permission of Instructor.||3|
|RE||MUC112||Digital Audio Workstation II (DAW II)||Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MUC111, and (MUC195 or MUC195AA).||3|
|RE||MUC130||Music Electronic Components||3|
|RE||MUC194||Introduction To Audio Mixing Techniques||Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MUC112 and MUC195 or permission of instructor.||3|
|RE||MUC195||Studio Music Recording I||3|
|RE||MUC196||Studio Music Recording II||Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MUC195 or MUC195AA.||3|
|RE||MUC209||Music Industry Entrepreneurship||Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in (MUC109 and MUC110) or permission of Instructor.||3|
|RE||MUC295||Studio Music Recording III||Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MUC196 and (MUC111 or permission of Instructor).||3|
|RE||TCM100||Digital Multi Media||3|
|RE||TCM101||Fundamentals of Radio and TV||3|
|Introduction to Sound Design for Film and Video||3|
|RE||TCM131AA||Radio and Television Announcing||4|
|RE||TCM202||The Music Video||4|
|Advanced Sound Design for Film and Video||3|
|RE||TCM290||Professional Media Marketing||3|
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