UCLA Extension

Fall Entry Plan of Study

Music Business Certificate

Full-time students who wish to complete their program in 4 quarters should select darker shaded courses in each specific quarter, illustrated by the vertical columns of the chart. Lighter shaded courses indicate available course options which may be taken to achieve full-time status during the specific quarter. Some courses have limited spaces; early enrollment is recommended.

4 Required Courses (16 units)

Course No. | Title Units Fall Winter Spring Summer
MUSC X 446.2 A&R: Making Music from Acquisition to Release 4 I/R I
MUSC X 448.86 Touring, Tour Budgeting, and Merchandising 4 I I
MUSC X 448.35 Legal and Practical Aspects of the Music Business 4 I I/R I
MUSC X 447.31 The Insider’s Guide to Music Management 4 I I

Select 1 Marketing Course (4 units)

MUSC X 448.80 Do-It-Yourself Music Marketing 4 O I O
MUSC X 451 Entrepreneurship for the Indie Artist 4 I I H(I)

Select 1 Publishing Course (4 units)

MUSC X 448.17 Music Publishing: Law and Business 4 R
MUSC X 448.81 Music Publishing: A Creative and Business Perspective 4 I/O I

Select 1 Production Course (4 units)

MUSC X 448.6 The Record Production Process: Professional Practices 4 I I
MUSC X 441.3 Audio Recording Theory I O O O
MUSC X 424.8 The DJ as Music Producer: Ableton Live & DJ Technology 4 I

Select 3 Electives (12 units)

Students must complete 3 electives (12 units) from courses numbered X 400-499 in Music Business, Music Production or Film Scoring. New electives are added regularly.

X 400 – X 499 Various Music Business, Music Production or Film Scoring Courses 4 R/O/I R/O/I R/O/I R/O/I

Chart Legend: I = In-Person | R = Remote | O = Online | H (I/R) = Hybrid (In-Person/Remote)