Dec 10, 2019
The Certificate of Completion in Pop and Commercial Music Theory provides students with content specific to theoretical analysis, arranging, and composition in a modern music style.
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Certificate of Completion (17 Credits)
Note: Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information in this publication. However, the information is subject to change without notice and final career decisions are the responsibility of the student.
Length of Program: 17 Credits
Completion Award: Certificate of Completion
Enrollment: Fall, Winter, Spring
Approximate Quarterly Costs: $25 - $85
(in addition to tuition, books and parking)
Students should automatically receive their Certificate after successful completion of all required courses. If you have not received your Certificate, please contact Jenifer Aydelotte in the office of Student Learning and Success at email@example.com or 206-546-4719.
Pop and Commercial Music Theory–What is it?
This certificate provides technique in four-part block and accompaniment style harmony that is typical of music composition that has commercial success in the modern music industry.
Students who successfully complete this program - by achieving a GPA of 2.0 or better for the entire program- should be able to:
- Analyze modern music compositions for harmonization techniques common to the modern music industry.
- Create block harmony typical of the style common to today’s recording industry.
- Add background string and horn parts to existing music compositions and recordings.
Career Opportunities-What can I do with a Certificate of Completion in Pop and Commercial Music Theory?
Graduates exit the program with knowledge and skills necessary to arrange and create modern compositions typical of the existing recording industry.
Potential employers include: Self-employed musicians working on distribution of their own musical compositions, and other musicians needing assistance in developing their compositions to a professional level. For more, please visit career information and resources at http://www.shoreline.edu/counseling-center/career-counseling.aspx.
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