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Bass Certificate Program in Atlanta, Georgia

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Learn the secrets of rock performance, jazz performance, improvisational soloing, latin styles, studio recording, and secrets of the music business in AIMM's bass program.

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Develop both the technical & musical talents, and acquire the skills to become one of today's professional producer/engineers.

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In addition to its existing vocational programs, Atlanta Institute of Music and Media offers an Associate of Applied Science in Music and Technology with a focus in either Drums, Bass, Guitar, Keyboard, or Voice.

Bass Certificate Program

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Our Mission at the Atlanta Institute of Music and Media

When you choose to pursue the Bass Certificate Program at the Atlanta Institute of Music and Media, you will be fully immersed in a nonstop music atmosphere where both your technical and musical skills will be constantly challenged.

All of your studies will take place in our state of the art facility, including a live performance concert hall, recording studios, and computer labs.

You will attend live-clinics instructed by today's most well-known innovative engineers, producers, and industry professionals.

Our Bass Certificate Program is engaging and supportive, just ask our past AIMM Alumni.

As Discrimination Free as the Music You Love

Music is a universal language that is not specific to one country. Therefore, students of all different backgrounds are beyond encouraged to obtain their Bass Certification at AIMM.

There is absolutely no discrimination on the basis of sex, race, age, religion, or sexual orientation.

If you have passion for music, we want you!

Capitalize On Your Music Passion

After obtaining your Certificate in Bass Guitar, it is our hope that you will further your career, or obtain employment in the field of your choice.

This achievable goal extends to television, video games, movies, radio, multi-media production studios, and much more.

The opportunities are endless at AIMM and your first step begins with applying.

Click below for more information on the Bass Certificate and begin your journey confidently at the Atlanta Institute of Music and Media.

*Important Note: All Instrument Certificate Programs are ONLY enrolling for Fall 2019 Quarter, Not Spring or Summer Quarter*

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Bass Certificate Program Description

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This Bass Certificate program teaches you to perform live and in the studio in a variety of styles including blues, jazz, rock, fusion, progressive rock and Latin.

You will take courses in scales, chords, reading, music theory, performance, music appreciation, music business and even life skills.

The Bass Certificate program consists of courses that are both performance and music theory based. 

Student Success Timeline

The curriculum is designed to provide the intermediate player with the necessary education to further his or her abilities and to facilitate the student’s ability to gain employment in the field. 

The program can be completed in 12 months (4 quarters) of full-time enrollment, or 24 months (8 quarters) of part-time enrollment.

Students in the Bass program are not required to complete General Education Courses. Students must show proficiency on their instrument as described in Admissions procedures.
Bass Certificate Program Curriculum
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Course Number Course Title Credits
BAS120   Scales I
BAS130   Reading I
BAS140   Styles I
BAS910   Group Lesson I
INT100   Performance I
INT105   Skills Lab
INT134   Music Appreciation
INT145   Music Theory Essentials I
Required Credit Hours 13.5


Course Number Course Title Credits
BAS220   Scales II
BAS230   Reading II
BAS240   Styles II
BAS245   Latin
BAS920   Group Lesson II
INT200   Performance II
INT245   Music Theory Essentials II
Required Credit Hours 12.5


Course Number Course Title Credits
BAS320   Scales III
BAS330   Reading III
BAS340   Styles III
BAS930   Group Lesson III
INT300   Performance III
INT301   Studio Performance III
INT345   Music Theory Essentials III
Required Credit Hours 15.5


Course Number Course Title Credits
BAS420   Scales IV
BAS430   Reading IV
BAS440   Styles IV
BAS940   Group Lesson IV
INT400   Performance IV
INT401   Studio Performance IV
INT445   Music Theory Essentials IV
INT495   Music Business
Required Credit Hours 16.5
Bass—Total Required Credit Hours 58

To better serve our students, curriculum is subject to change.
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