Oct 01, 2023  
2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog

Performing Arts: Certificate in Guitar - 22 units

Program Description: 

The Certificate in Guitar at California State University Channel Islands is designed to prepare individuals for a career as a professional guitarist working in a diverse range of musical styles. Courses specifically focus on sight-reading music, technique, music theory, fret-board knowledge, ear-training, music history, repertoire and proficiency in many musical genres including jazz, classical, blues, rock, funk and other popular musical styles. For students with no prior guitar experience, it is strongly recommended that MUS 202  : Group Guitar Lessons be taken before beginning the Certificate in Guitar. The certificate will culminate with a recital/lecture or a CD recording project in their senior year.

Lower Division Required Courses for the Certificate in Guitar - 11 units

Upper Division Requirements for the Certificate in Guitar - 11 units

Upper Division Electives - 3 units