Certificate of Completion in Disc Jockey Techniques I

Certificate Information

Academic Plan

Disc Jockey Techniques I

Academic Plan Type

Certificate of Completion (CCL)

Academic Plan Code

5976N

Credits

11

MCCCD Official Curriculum Details

Field of Interest

Field of Interest: Visual and Performing Arts

Notice

This certificate has associated pathway maps with course sequence(s). We recommend using them as reference instead of the list below.

Notes

This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
Students must earn a grade of C or better for all courses required within the program.

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Disc Jockey Techniques I is designed to prepare students for entry level employment as a live-performance disc jockey (DJ). This program is designed to provide the student with the technical skills required for a successful performance or production and to demonstrate an understanding of common business practices in a highly competitive and rapidly changing entertainment industry. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Disc Jockey Techniques II and an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Disc Jockey Techniques is available for students who want to deepen their knowledge and skills within the field.

What You’ll Learn

This certificate will help you gain the expertise needed to:

  1. Analyze the values and ethics that influence the creation of a live performance event.
  2. Develop and demonstrate the technical skills required for a successful Disc Jockey performance or production.
  3. Demonstrate interpersonal and collaborative skills to build relationships and network with clients, colleagues, and organizations.
  4. Develop opportunities for leadership, innovation, and entrepreneurship in the music industry.
  5. Critically analyze and synthesize musical content for social, cultural, aesthetic, and historical significance.
  6. Evaluate and apply marketing strategies to build a brand (e.g., advertising, social media campaigns, public relations, interactive media, digital media).
  7. Interpret and explain intellectual property law, rights management, publishing, licensing, and contracts.
  8. Apply common business practices used in the entertainment industry.
  9. Demonstrate self-reliance, problem solving skills, and the ability to work independently.
  10. Use effective written, oral, and visual communication skills for diverse audiences and a variety of purposes.

Required Courses

Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
Credits:11
MUC135Introduction to Disc Jockey Techniques3
MUC136Turntablism: The Art of the Scratch DJ3
MUC137Digital DJ Performance Techniques3
MUC138Disc Jockey Laboratory1
MUC293Self Promotion for Music1

This Certificate of Completion is associated with

Disclaimer

At Maricopa, we strive to provide you with accurate and current information about our degree and certificate offerings. Due to the dynamic nature of the curriculum process, course and program information is subject to change. As a result, the course list associated with this degree or certificate on this site does not represent a contract, nor does it guarantee course availability. If you are interested in pursuing this degree or certificate, we encourage you to meet with an advisor to discuss the requirements at your college for the appropriate catalog year.

View MCCCD's curriculum website for the Certificate of Completion in Disc Jockey Techniques I (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=137508).

Award Details

Major
5976N
First Term
2020 Fall
Final Term
Current
Award
CCL
Total Credits
11
CIPS code
50.0913
SOC codes
27-2091.00, 27-2041.04, 27-2042.02
Program Availability
MC, SC
Occupational Area
Art, A/V Technology, and Communication
Last Updated
07/07/2020
Financial Aid Eligible?
This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.