Academic Certificate in Electronic Music

Certificate Information

Academic Plan

AC Electronic Music

Academic Plan Code




MCCCD Program Detail

Field of Interest

Field of Interest: Visual and Performing Arts


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

The Academic Certificate (AC) in Electronic Music is intended for the student who would like to obtain acknowledgment for completion of electronic music courses, and is not designed to prepare students for employment. While the completion of the certificate does not lead to a particular degree, it does provide and enhance the development of musicianship for enjoyment and personal growth. This program provides the student with fundamental musical skills covering a variety of topics, including theory, performance, composition, and history. In addition, students receive a high level of technical training in creating electronic music. As students complete courses in the program, they will build a portfolio of original compositions that may be used to seek admittance to a bachelor’s-level music program.

Program Prerequisites Credits: 2-3

MTC100Fundamentals of Music (2) OR
MTC101Introduction to Music Theory (3) OR
Permission of instructor2-3

Required Courses Credits: 40

Students are required to complete a total of six (6) credits of MTC240.
MTC105Music Theory I3
MTC106Aural Perception I1
MTC155Music Theory II3
MTC156Aural Perception II1
MTC205Music Theory III3
MTC206Aural Perception III1
MTC255Music Theory IV3
MTC256Aural Perception IV1
MTC191Electronic Music I3
MTC192Electronic Music II3
MTC193Computer-Based Sound Synthesis3
MTC240Composition (3)6
MTC291Electronic Music III3
MUC195Studio Music Recording I3
MUC196Studio Music Recording II (3) OR
MUC197Live Sound Reinforcement I (3)3

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Major: 6231N
First Term: 2009 Fall
Final Term: Current
Award: AC
Total Credits: 40
CIPS code: 50.0904
SOC codes: 25-1121, 27-2041
Initiating College: Phoenix College
Program Availability: - GC, MC, PC, SC
Occupational Area: N/A
Instructional Council: Music (41)
GPA: 2.0