Certificate of Completion in Disc Jockey Techniques II Disc Jockey Techniques

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Disc Jockey Techniques II 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. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Disc Jockey Techniques is also available.

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Academic Career
Credit
Degree/Certificate Type
Career and Technical Certificate
Academic Plan
Disc Jockey Techniques II (CCL)
Academic Plan Code
5745
Total Credits Required
33
Catalog Year
2019-2020

Career Opportunities

Successful completion of the Disc Jockey Techniques II program may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Maricopa County-based annual median wages* for this program. You can click on any occupation to view the detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.

* Career and wage information provided by Emsi using data, reports, and forecasts which are generated using government data sources and Emsi’s proprietary analytical processes. Emsi’s data covers multiple classes of workers including QCEW, non-QCEW, and those who are self-employed. Disclaimer

Course Sequence by Term

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

  • 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 placement tests and completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites and program prerequisites.
  • Students may be required to successfully complete a College Success Course (CPD150 or CPD/AAA115) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor about any concerns that may affect course enrollment.

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
MTC103 Introduction to Aural Perception RC 1
MUC109 Music Business: Merchandising and the Law RC 3
MUC135 Introduction to Disc Jockey Techniques RC 3
MUC197 Live Sound Reinforcement I RC 3
Restricted Elective RE

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
MKT101 Introduction to Public Relations RC 3
MUC110 Music Business: Recording and Mass Media RC 3
MUC136 Turntablism: The Art of the Scratch DJ RC 3
MUC295AA Self Promotion for Music RC 1
MUC198 Live Sound Reinforcement II RC 3

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
MUC137 Digital DJ Performance Techniques RC 3
MUC291AA Disc Jockey Internship RC 1
Restricted Elective RE

Program Electives

Select from the following courses to meet the Restricted Elective requirement.

A list of program electives for this pathway map
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
COM271 or
THP271
Voice and Diction RE 3
COM225 Public Speaking RE 3
DAN115AA Hip Hop I RE 1
DAN115AB RE
DAN125AC Social Dance: Latin RE 1
HRM145 Events Management RE 3
MHL145 American Jazz and Popular Music RE 3
MHL153 Rock Music and Culture RE 3
MKT210 Applied Marketing Strategies RE 3
MTC105 Music Theory I RE 3
MTC106 Aural Perception I RE 1
MTC191 Electronic Music I RE 3
MTC192 Electronic Music II RE 3
MUC111 Digital Audio Workstation I (DAW I) RE 3
MUC112 Digital Audio Workstation II (DAW II) RE 3
MUC130 Music Electronic Components RE 3
MUC194 Introduction To Audio Mixing Techniques RE 3
MUC195 Studio Music Recording I RE 3
MUC196 Studio Music Recording II RE 3
MUC209 Music Industry Entrepreneurship RE 3
MUC295 Studio Music Recording III RE 3
TCM100 Digital Multimedia RE 3
TCM101 Fundamentals of Radio and TV RE 3
MTC120 or
TCM120
Introduction to Sound Design for Film and Video RE 3
TCM131AA Radio-Television Announcing RE 4
TCM202 The Music Video RE 4
MTC220 or
TCM220
Advanced Sound Design for Film and Video RE 3
TCM290 Professional Media Marketing RE 3

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Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.

All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.

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Other Versions

The pathway map presented above is for the current catalog year and is the intended pathway map for new students. Other versions of this pathway map from different catalog years are available below:

Catalog Year Effective Dates
2019-2020 Current
2018-2019 5/29/2018 – 5/27/2019