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nova 2011-2012 college catalog: Programs of Study

MUSIC RECORDING TECHNOLOGY  
Certificate LO


Purpose: The Music Recording Technology curriculum is designed for persons who desire to set up their own studio or seek employment as music recording technicians. Occupational objectives include development for positions as assistants and aides in recording studios, broadcast studios, myriad other recording enterprises, and countless private studios in the recording industry. Training in digital audio is emphasized using industry standard software.

Recommended Preparation: A personal interview with a program faculty member.

One Year Credits
1st Semester
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
MTH 151 Math for Liberal Arts I 3
MUS 130 Overview of the Recording Industry 1
MUS 140 Intro to Recording Techniques 3
MUS 157 Sound Studio Design 3
MUS 158 Recoding Studio Electronics: Theory and Maintenance 3
1SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
Total   17
2nd Semester
BUS 165 Small Business Management 3
2CST CST    Elective 3
MUS 179 Music Copyright Law 1
MUS 227 Editing & Mixdown Techniques 3
MUS 235 Advanced Recording Techniques 3
MUS 288 Recording Problems Seminar 2
PSY 120 Human Relations 3
Total   18
3rd Semester
MUS 290 Coordinated Internship 3
Total   3
Total credits for the Music Recording Technology=38

1 Students may substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.

2 Students may select from among CST 110 Introduction to Communication, CST 115 Small Group Communication, CST 126 Interpersonal Communication, CST 227 Business and Professional Communication and CST 229 Intercultural Communication.