Music Industry (A.S.)

Career opportunities in the music industry

JCC’s A.S. in Music Industry degree can be the basis of many careers. It can also be completed with the certificate in Digital Audio Production to further develop your skills. Information is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Numbers are nationwide.

We have many music opportunities in the local community, including:

Courses

Minimum program credit hours: 60

Program Codes

Degree Option
Associate in Science Degree
Hegis Code
5610
Curriculum Code
2940
General Requirements
18 credit hours Degree Requirements Met
6 SUNY LAS JCC
ENG 1510: English Composition I3
ENG 1530: English Composition II3
6
ECO 2610: Macroeconomic Principles3
ECO 2620: Microeconomic Principles3
6
MAT 1500: Problem Solving with Mathematics

(or higher)

3
Natural Sciences Electives - SUNY Gen Ed3

Core Requirements
35-36 credit hours Degree Requirements Met
35-36 SUNY LAS JCC
BUS 1500: Introduction to Business3
BUS 1510: Principles of Financial Accounting4
BUS 1520: Principles of Managerial Accounting4
CSC 1530: Introduction to HTML & CSS or CSC 1560: Computer App Software I3
MUS 1510: Music Appreciation3
MUS 1520: Introduction to Music Industry3
MUS 1530: Historical Survey of Rock & Roll3
MUS 1570: Music Theory I3
MUS 1610: Applied Music-Private Lessons1
MUS 1710: Introduction to Sound Recording or MUS 1730: Music and the Digital Studio3
MUS 2520: Practices & Issues in Music Industry3
MUS: Music Ensembles2

Electives
6-7 credit hours
Electives

(3-6 credits will need to be SUNY General Education-category and Liberal Arts & Sciences specific)

6-7

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a working knowledge of the fundamental principles and practices in the world of business.
  2. Demonstrate a working knowledge of appropriate technology applications.
  3. Demonstrate an aesthetic understanding of music, an understanding of historical developments in the art form, and an understanding of the fundamental principles of musical structure.
  4. Demonstrate proper musical performance technique in both solo and ensemble settings.