Music Department Office
Available as of the Spring 2014 semester, the Music Business program offers a newly modified Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree and Certificate of Completion (CCL).
Current students may opt to follow either the old degree plan or may choose to complete the new degree plan. Current students with questions should plan to speak with an academic advisor, the Music Business Program Director, the Music Department Chair or designee in order to review current degree plans.
New students, starting in Spring 2014, should meet with an advisor to review programs of study for the new AAS or CCL.
The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) and the Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Music Business program offer an innovative curriculum designed to prepare students for today's music industry. These programs combine a flexible curriculum with an emphasis in business and marketing, along with music industry and performance related courses.
The newly modified degree and certificate allow students to personalize their programs of study by choosing from specializations, including: Music Production, Disc Jockey Techniques, Songwriting, Performance, Marketing, Business, or Communications. Students must complete, at least, 12 credits in one area of specialization.
Learn more about Gainful Employment for the AAS/CCL in Music Business here.
Please see the suggested course sequence here.
For the AAS degree, students must select 12 credits from the approved list of Restricted Elective courses to specialize in one area of emphasis from the following: Music Production, Disc Jockey Techniques, Songwriting, Performance, Marketing, Business, or Communications. Students must consult with an Academic Advisor, the Music Business Program Director, the Music Department Chair or designee to select the Restricted Elective courses recommended for each specialization.
Note: Students must consult with an Academic Advisor, the Music Business Program Director, Music Department Chair or designee to select the Restricted Elective courses recommended for each specialization.
+Course has pre-requisite or co-requisite
* Students may test out of the Critical Reading requirement at the MCC Testing Center
NOTE: The Maricopa Community College District regularly updates and publishes a list of approved courses to satisfy the General Education requirements for AAS degree seekers. Students are responsible for verifying that their selected Gen. Ed. courses are on the approved list: AAS_Gen Eds_13-14.pdf
For students planning to transfer to a 4-year college, it is important to meet with a transfer advisor and to be aware of college Arizona General Education Transfer requirements. Visit: http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/agec.woa/3/wo/ghuSkGWfpjFYL88TCZEk2w/0.7.1 for more information on AGEC approved courses.
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