WORKSHEET AND LEARNING OUTCOMES
FOR LACC COMMERCIAL MUSIC CERTIFICATE

Instrumental Performer / Guitar

Skill Certificate Learning Outcomes:

Certificate of Achievement:

  1. Write chords, harmonize melodies, and sing and dictate melodies featuring some chromaticism.
  2. Perform assigned guitar technical exercises and repertoire with appropriate technique and musicality, and perform with ensembles in a public setting.
  3. Demonstrate basic commercial piano techniques.
  4. Use computers to produce electronic music and prepare music scores.
  5. Complete writing assignments on the music industry and about professional concerts at an intermediate level of English.

Level I Certificate:

  1. Recognize, write, identify aurally, and perform basic music notation.
  2. Perform assigned level one technical exercises and repertoire on the piano and guitar.
  3. Create a publisher-quality computer generated score.
  4. Perform with an ensemble in a public setting.
  5. Listen to live music and describe the styles and time period of the music heard, the names of the instruments, and their timbres.

Level II Certificate:

  1. Write chords, harmonize melodies, and sing and dictate melodies featuring simple chromaticism.
  2. Perform assigned level two technical exercises and repertoire on the piano and guitar.
  3. Perform guitar with an ensemble in a public setting.
  4. Produce and record an original electronic music composition.
  5. Listen to live music, contextualize the style(s) and time period of the music heard, and accurately describe the performing forces.

Level III Certificate:

  1. Write chords, harmonize melodies, and sing and dictate melodies featuring more advanced chromaticism.
  2. Perform assigned level three technical exercises and repertoire on the piano and guitar.
  3. Perform guitar with an ensemble in a public setting.
  4. Play commercial chords on the guitar.

Certificate Worksheet

Student's Name ____________________________________

Today's Date _________________

This is an unofficial worksheet for you to use. Fill in the grade and semester completed for each required course. You must have received a grade of "C" or better in each course and you will need to attach a copy of your transcript to your official request. Please note that 0.5 unit labs do not count toward Skills certificates.

To actually apply for any of the skill certificates indicated below, an Official Application form must be used and may be picked up in the Music Office CH 106.

 

Courses:                                                                                Units:

 

LEVEL I:

Music 152-1............................................................................... 1
Music 200.................................................................................. 4
Music 311*................................................................................. 1
Music 650**............................................................................... 2
Performance Ensemble.................................................................1
(Select from Music 501, 531, 705, 711, 725, 771, 781)
Music Electives.......................................................................... 3

 

LEVEL II:

Music 152-2................................................................................ 1
Music 161.................................................................................. 3
Music 201.................................................................................. 3
Music 217-2................................................................................1
Music 312*..................................................................................1
Music 651**................................................................................ 2
Performance Ensemble.................................................................1
(Select from Music 705, 711, 725, 771, 781)

 

LEVEL III:

Music 202................................................................................... 3
Music 218-2.................................................................................1
Music 313*.................................................................................. 1
Music 652**................................................................................. 2
Music 670................................................................................... 2
Performance Ensemble.................................................................1
(Select from Music 705, 711, 725, 771, 781)
Music Electives...........................................................................1

 

LEVEL IV:

Music 251-1................................................................................ 1
Music 361-1................................................................................ 2
Music 653**................................................................................. 2
Performance Ensemble................................................................. 1
(Select from Music 705, 711, 725, 771, 781)
English 28***................................................................................ 3
Music 137 or Law 33..................................................................... 3
Music Electives............................................................................ 1

 

Total Units................................................................................48

 

*     Or more advanced piano level determined by fulfillment of prerequisite or by departmental audition.

**   Or more advanced Guitar level determined by fulfillment of prerequisite or by departmental audition.

***   If English 28/31 requirement is met by a higher placement determined by the College Assessment, the English requirement is fulfilled; therefore, in place of English, you must take 3 units of Music.