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Music Business

Basic Certificate (BC)

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The basic certificate program in  Music Business includes the study of techniques and standards needed for a career as a manager, publisher, professional musician or agent. Completion of the program can lead to employment with record companies, management firms, publishing companies, music festivals or music production companies. Practical experience within the music industry is included. The field is highly competitive, but employment opportunities are growing.​   
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Details: Basic Certificate (BC)

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Credit Hours (CH)

Credits

Program/Plan Number

093

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Prerequisites

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Program General Requirements

  CH

Program Core Requirements

21 CH
Business
BUSINES 111
Introduction To Business 3
Survey of modern US business, analyzing organization and types of businesses, major business functions, business and the environment, roles played by business and consumers in the economy and various economic systems. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
BUSINES 231
Marketing 3
Examines the functions and objectives of marketing. Includes flow of industrial and consumer goods through the marketing system, and the role of the consumer, the product, the market, the pricing policies, promotion and distribution methods. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Business 111.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
Music
MUSIC 102
Music Theory I 3
Realization of figured and unfigured bases and harmonization of melodies. Triads and inversions. Harmonic analysis. Keyboard application. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Music 101, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Wilbur Wright
MUSIC 105
Group Piano I 2
Class instruction in beginning piano techniques through study in small groups. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course. 1 lecture and 2 lab hours per week.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
MUSIC 111
Aural & Keyboard Skills I 2
Sight singing, ear training and rhythmic dictation with keyboard application. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Music 101, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Olive-Harvey Wilbur Wright
MUSIC 120
Introduction to Music Business 3
Overview of the music business including recording, publishing, management, marketing and other related topics. Writing assisgnments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington
MUSIC 221
Music Literature & History 3
Introduction to the standard concert repertory through intensive guided listening. Representative works by major composers are chosen to illustrate the principal styles, forms and techniques of vocal and instrumental music. Assumes a fundamental knowledge and understanding of the elements of music. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Wilbur Wright
MUSIC 225
Individual Project 2
Individual project as determined with the instructor. Students would also be required to complete an internship as chosen through a discussion with the instructor. Eligibility for course repetition for additional credit hours determined by the instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course. Allowed Repeatable Course: Not more than an accumulated four credit hours will be counted towards graduation.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington

Additional Requirements

  CH

Program Elective Requirements

  CH

Area of Focus

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Focus Electives

  CH

 

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Human Sciences (Liberal Arts)

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