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Program: Commercial Music
Degree Plan: Music Business and Entrepreneurship Certificate

(Level 1 Certificate)

Cedar Valley campus only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: C1.CM.BUS.ENTRP.21

This program is designed to prepare the music major in retailing for the music industry job market. Training is provided in music skills as well as in business, i.e., business of music, salesmanship, retailing techniques.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
MUSC 1331 Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) 1 3
MUSP 2103 Commercial Class Piano OR 1
MUSP 1110 Applied Commercial Music: Piano OR (1)
MUSP 1123 Applied Commercial Music: Synthesizer (1)
MUSC 2141 Forum/Recital 1
MUSC 1327 Audio Engineering 1 3
BUSI 1301 Business Principles 3
Semester Total 11
Course Course Title Credit Hours
MUSB 1305 Survey of the Music Business 3
MUSB 1380 Cooperative Education - Music Management 3
MRKG 1311 Principles of Marketing 3
MUSC 2141 Forum/Recital 1
MUSC 1333 Synthesis 1 3
Semester Total 13
Minimum Hours Required 24

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.