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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
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Mariachi Heritage Certificate

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The mariachi heritage certificate aids students in mastering mariachi performance, introduces them to the principles related to the business of mariachi management and marketing, and locates mariachi in the context of both global music and its originating cultural context.

Admission Requirements
Accepted for enrollment for MUS 217. Students must prepare a course of study for the minor with the director of LLAS.

Program Learner Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • perform as ensemble members at appropriate levels for public performance OR for public school teaching;
  • demonstrate knowledge of Mariachi cultural contexts; and
  • assess their own understanding of Mariachi performance and one of the following: management, teaching, or marketing and formulate a professional application of the skills learned in the certificate.

Required Courses

Core Course Credits: (1)

Complete one of the following:

Cultural Course Options Credits: (5)

Choose one of the following:

  • Credits: (5)
  • Credits: (1-6) (must be taken for 5 credits)
  • LLAS 496 or 498 course offered by CLLAS Program Faculty with a demonstrable link to the goals of the certificate. Requires approval of the CLLAS Director.

  • Credits: (1-6) (must be taken for 5 credits)  LLAS 496 or 498 - Individual Study or Special Topics (including internships arranged with the director of LLAS)
  • Travel-study Experience (domestic or abroad) Credits: (5)

Total Credits: 12-16

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