Certificate of Completion in Music Business II

Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • Students should meet with an academic advisor to develop an individual education plan that meets their academic and career goals. Use the Pathway Planner tool in your Student Center to manage your plan.
  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
  • Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include AAA/CPD150, AAA/CPD150AC, CPD104, and AAA115/CPD115. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.

Full-time Sequence

Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
MUC109 Music Business: Content Creation and Copyright Critical course Gateway course RC 3
MTC180 or
MUC180
Computer Literacy for Musicians or Computer Literacy for the Music Business Students who have not already completed MTC180 must take MUC180. CS 3
MUC242 or
MHL155
Music Genres and Styles or Survey of American Music C, H, HU 2–3
Restricted Elective Restricted Elective RE 1
MKT271 Principles of Marketing 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
MUC110 Music Business: Marketing and Monetization Critical course 3
MUC209 Music Industry Entrepreneurship RC 3
MUC293 Self Promotion for Music RC 1
MKT110 Marketing and Social Networking 3
Restricted Elective Restricted Elective 4

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
MUC290AA or
MUC296WA or
MUC298AA
Music Business Internship or Cooperative Education or Special Projects or RC 1
Restricted Electives Restricted Electives RE 5–6
MGT253 Owning and Operating a Small Business RC 3

Part-time Sequence

Part-time status is 11 credit hours or less.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
MUC109 Music Business: Content Creation and Copyright Critical course Gateway course RC 3
MTC180 or
MUC180
Computer Literacy for Musicians or Computer Literacy for the Music Business Students who have not already completed MTC180 must take MUC180. CS 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
MUC110 Music Business: Marketing and Monetization Critical course 3
MKT271 Principles of Marketing 3

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
MUC242 or
MHL155
Music Genres and Styles or Survey of American Music C, H, HU 2–3
MUC293 Self Promotion for Music RC 1
MUC209 Music Industry Entrepreneurship RC 3

Term 4

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 4
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
MKT110 Marketing and Social Networking 3
Restricted Elective Restricted Elective RE 3

Term 5

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 5
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
MGT253 Owning and Operating a Small Business RC 3
Restricted Elective Restricted Elective 3

Term 6

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 6
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
MUC290AA or
MUC296WA or
MUC298AA
Music Business Internship or Cooperative Education or Special Projects 1
Restricted Electives Restricted Electives RE 4–5

Course Area Key

Gateway Course = Generally the first major-specific course in a pathway.

Critical Course = A course that is highly predictive of future success in a pathway.