The Associate of Science degree in Music Technology prepares the student for a variety of employment opportunities within the commercial music industry. Graduates may find employment as a recording engineer, live sound reinforcement engineer, sound designer, music producer, music publisher, broadcast technician, audio equipment technician or sound engineering technician. The student may also elect to transfer to a four-year institution.
Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:
Create audio recordings that demonstrate an understanding of the knowledge and skills associated with recording technology hardware and software.
Demonstrate proper use of music technology hardware and software for live sound reinforcement.
Create computer-based music recordings that demonstrate advanced electronic music production techniques.
Identify and notate musical patterns presented aurally.
Analyze music from the common practice period of Western music history.
Demonstrate artistic self-expression with fluent technical skills in performance.
Identify the historical context of musical compositions presented aurally.
1 It is recommended that students take Music Theory and Analysis 1 and Musicianship Skills 1 concurrently. 2 It is recommended that students take Music Theory and Analysis 2 and Musicianship Skills 2 concurrently. 3 It is recommended that students take Music Theory and Analysis 3 and Musicianship Skills 3 concurrently.