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2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Technology, Certificate (141)


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Allegheny
Certificate

The Certificate in Music Technology program is designed to develop the student's knowledge and skills relating to software and hardware used in the commercial music industry. The certificate program is ideal for those students seeking professional development or improving on current skills. 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. Articulation to the Music Technology Associate's degree program is possible for all students having completed the Music Technology certificate program.

Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:

  1. Create audio recordings that demonstrate an understanding of the knowledge and skills associated with recording technology hardware and software.
  2. Demonstrate proper use of music technology hardware and software for live sound reinforcement.
  3. Create computer-based music recordings that demonstrate advanced electronic music production techniques.
  4. Identify and notate musical patterns presented aurally.
  5. Analyze music from the common practice of Western music history.

Certificate Requirements


Total: 14 Credits


Total: 12 Credits


Minimum Credits to Graduate: 26


1 It is recommended that students take Music Theory and Analysis 1 and Musicianship Skills 1 concurrently.

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