Jan 29, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Catalog

Music Production and Technology, AS


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Purpose

The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment in music production occupations or to provide supplemental professional training for persons previously or currently employed in this field.  The content includes, but is not limited to, instruction that prepares individuals for positions such as music directors, singers, composers, sound engineers, producers, programmers, salespeople (retail), manufacturer’s representatives, consultants, music editors, sound designers, sound systems designers, audio assistants, audio technicians, a/v technicians, studio managers/supervisors, archivists, and related workers.  This program focuses on broad, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the Music Production Technology industry: planning, management, finance, technical and product skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues and health, safety, and environmental issues.

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Arts, A/V Technology and Communication career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Arts, A/V Technology and Communication career cluster.

Course Prerequisites

Many courses require prerequisites. Check the description of each course in the list below for prerequisites, minimum grade requirements, and other restrictions. Students must complete all prerequisites for a course prior to registering for it.

Course Prerequisites

Many courses require prerequisites. Check the description of each course in the list below for prerequisites, minimum grade requirements, and other restrictions.  Students must complete all prerequisites prior to registering for a course.

Graduation Requirements

Students must fulfill all requirements of their program to be eligible for graduation.

General Education Requirements: 15 Credit Hours


Additional Technical Program Requirements: 20-22 Credit Hours


Total Degree Requirements: 64 Credit Hours


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