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  Sep 20, 2017
 
2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Technology, A.A.S.


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This innovative program in Music Technology provides students with the skills and expertise necessary to enter the field of computer-generated music. The curriculum provides a complete education in the software used in the digital music industry such as ProTools®, Digidesign®, Finale® and NOTION Music®. Graduates of this program will have the skills and expertise necessary to obtain employment in music preparation, orchestration, recording, performance and the video-gaming industry.

Graduates of this program will be able to:


  • Examine the theoretical, historical, and technological perspectives required to create and perform music
  • Apply the fundamentals of music theory and principles
  • Utilize industry-standard equipment and applications for the production of music and multimedia

Requirements


General Education - 20-22 credits


As described in General Education .

The following general education course is recommended for students choosing this program:

Career Studies - 6 credits:


  • MUSI101 - Fundamentals of Music Credits: 3 *
  • MUPF101 - Group Piano I Credits: 3 *
  • *Students with no prior music study are required to take MUSI 101 and MUPF 101.  Students with the requisite music skills will have an opportunity to take a placement test.  Students who are not required to take MUSI 101 and MUPF 101 are required to take elective credits to complete the 60-credit degree requirement.

Elective: 2-10 credits


Recommended:


Total credits required for degree: 60


Notes:


** Offered Spring Term only

Program Code for registration: MUTCH


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Suggested Sequence - Music Technology A.A.S.


The following sequence is an example of how this degree may be completed in two years. This sequence is based on satisfaction of all Foundational Studies requirements and prerequisites and presumes a Fall Term start date. An individual’s program may vary depending on transfer institution, career objectives, or individual needs. See a counselor for other options and to monitor your progress.

Prerequisites:


Students with no prior music study are required to take the following prerequisite courses before taking MUTC 101, MUTC 105 or MUTC 111. Students with the requisite music skills will have an opportunity to take placement tests.

Total Credits: 15


Semester 2 - Spring Term


Total: 12-16


Semester 3 - Fall Term


Total credits: 14-16


Semester 4 - Spring Term


Total credits: 11-15


Sequence Notes:


(1) One course is recommended from the Cultural & Global Awareness  knowledge area.

Degree Audit Information


Access your Degree Audit Academic Evaluation through WebAdvisor.  Once you log into WebAdvisor, click on the Students menu, then click Degree Audit - Progress Toward My Degree under Academic Profile.

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