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2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Recording Technology, B.A.

The Bachelor of Arts in Music Recording Technology is a focused degree that, in addition to providing a strong musical foundation through required musicianship and performance courses, covers the fundamental aspects of audio, music production and music business to prepare students for a career in the music and audio industries. Some of the more specific topics covered include: digital audio, fundamentals of sound, microphone technique, music production, arranging, MIDI production, songwriting, music licensing, artist management, record label structure, audio for post-production, live sound reinforcement, and sound design. Students can also complete coursework leading towards Pro Tools certification and have the opportunity to become a Pro Tools Certified Operator. Students graduate with a portfolio and clinical experience through an internship.

Major Requirements

Students must complete a minimum of 120 Hours to obtain the Bachelor of Arts in Music or 121 Hours for the Bachelor of Arts in Music Technology, including the General Education program.

Course Requirements

Note: Please refer to the vertical curriculum for additional course requirements for each degree.

The vertical curriculum for the Bachelor of Arts in Music Education is listed under the School of Education. All requirements and policies are discussed in greater detail in the Department of Music Student Handbook.

All degree programs in music require completion of the following core courses with a minimum grade of “C”:

Music Recording Technology : Total Semester Hours=120

Freshman Year

First Semester

Total: 18

Total: 17

Sophomore Year

Junior Year

Senior Year

Total: 12

Second Semester

Total: 13


GE = General Education Courses

**All students are expected to complete 3 hours of small ensemble and 4 hours of large ensemble. DOM Handbook for further details.

**MARCHlNG BAND MEMBERS ONLY, MUST substitute PE Activity with MUB 110 - Marching Band .

**ROTC MEMBERS ONLY, substitute PE Activity with MY 104 - Basic Military Science  and MYL 104L - Basic Military Science Laboratory . (ROTC)