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MUSIC RECORDING TECHNOLOGY
Certificate
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CIP Code: 10.0299
 

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
1MTH 154 Quantitative Reasoning 3
MUS 130 Overview of the Recording Industry 1
MUS 140 Intro to Recording Techniques 3
MUS 157 Sound Studio Design 3
MUS 158 Recording Studio Electronics: Theory and Maintenance 3
2SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
Total   17
2nd Semester
BUS 165 Small Business Management 3
3CST Elective 3
MUS 288 Recording Problems Seminar 2
MUS 227 Editing & Mixdown Techniques 3
MUS 235 Advanced Recording Techniques 3
MUS 179 Music Copyright Law 1
4PSY 120 Human Relations 3
Total   18
3rd Semester
MUS 290 Coordinated Internship 3
Total   3
Total credits for the Music Recording Technology=38

1 May choose MTH 152 or higher.

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

3 Students choose CST 110, CST 115, CST 126, CST 227, or CST 229.

4 May choose PSY 120, PSY 126, PSY 200 PSY 201 or PSY 210.

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