Jul 19, 2019  
2018-2019 General Catalog 
2018-2019 General Catalog

Music, Certificate of Technical Studies

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Learning Outcomes:

Recipients of the Certificate of Technical Studies in Music will have demonstrated:

  1. comprehension of basic tonal music theory and aural theory skills and concepts;
  2. basic fundamental performance skills on a primary instrument or voice;
  3. comprehension of the basic historical significance and development of Western Art music from the Middle Ages to the present;
  4. basic fundamental performance skills on piano; and
  5. successful demonstration of technical skills within the music environment.

Required Courses for the Certificate of Technical Studies in Music:

First Semester: 14 Hours

Second Semester: 17 Hours

Total for Certificate: 31

Students must meet prerequisites before taking any given course.

Students must make a “C” or higher in all courses which satisfy graduation requirements in order to receive the Certificate of Technical Studies in Music from BPCC.

Students must meet the general education competencies for the academic certificate: place out of READ 099  ; place into ENGL 101  ; and place into MATH 099   as documented by ACT, placement tests, or course completion.

Music majors are required to take a music theory placement exam prior to enrolling in MUSC 122:Music Theory I  for proper advising in the music theory sequence.

* Approved COMM Electives
COMM 105  
COMM 107  
COMM 108  
COMM 201  
COMM 202  
COMM 259  
COMM 291   
COMM 292  
COMM 295  
COMM 299  

** Approved Studio Lessons
MUSC 230:Applied Piano 
MUSC 231:Applied Voice 
MUSC 232:Applied Flute 
MUSC 233:Applied Oboe 
MUSC 234:Applied Clarinet 
MUSC 235:Applied Bassoon 
MUSC 236:Applied Saxophone 
MUSC 237:Applied Trumpet 
MUSC 238:Applied Horn 
MUSC 239:Applied Trombone 
MUSC 240:Applied Tuba/Euphonium 
MUSC 241:Applied Percussion 
MUSC 242:Applied Classical Guitar  

*** Approved Music Ensembles
MUSC 140:Concert Band 
MUSC 144:Jazz Ensemble 
MUSC 148:Concert Choir 
MUSC 149:Chamber Singers  

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