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Program: Commercial Music
Degree Plan: Recording Technology AAS



(Associate in Applied Sciences Degree)

Cedar Valley only

  • Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: AAS.MUS.RECORD.6/04

This program is designed to prepare commercial musicians with additional skills in the field of recording technology. In addition to preparing the student in vocal or instrumental commercial music techniques, training is provided in the basic console recording skills such as microphone selection and placement, mix down techniques, master tape production, studio techniques, trouble-shooting, and session procedures. Emphasis is placed on the specific needs of the commercial musician in the field of recording.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

MUSI 1311 Music Theory I 3
MUSI 1116 Musicianship I 1
MUSI 1181 Piano Class I 1
MUSC 1327 Audio Engineering I 3
MUSC 2141 Forum/Recital 1
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication 3
MUSI 1310 History of Jazz/Rock Music 3
+Ensemble 1
++Applied Music 1
17

SEMESTER II

MUSI 1312 Music Theory II 3
MUSI 1117 Musicianship II 1
MUSI 1182 Piano Class II 1
RTVB 2343 Commercial Recording Techniques 3
MUSC 2427 Audio Engineering II 4
MUSC 2141 Forum/Recital 1
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
+Ensemble 1
++Applied Music 1
18

SEMESTER III

MUSC 1331 Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) I 3
MUSC 2141 Forum/Recital 1
RTVB 1392 Special Topics in Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician OR 3
RTVB 1380 Cooperative Education - Radio and Television (3)
MUSC 2447 Audio Engineering III 4
MATH 1314 College Algebra OR 3
+++Elective Natural Science AND (4)
TECM 1303 Technical Calculations (3)
14-18

SEMESTER IV

MUSC 2141 Forum/Recital 1
MUSB 1305 Survey of the Music Business 3
RTVB 1392 Special Topics in Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician OR 3
RTVB 1381 Cooperative Education - Radio and Television (3)
MUSC 2448 Audio Engineering IV 4
PSYC 2301 General Psychology 3
14
Minimum Hours Required 63-67

+Ensembles - must be selected from the following:

MUEN 1122 Jazz Ensemble 1
MUEN 1123 Band 1
MUEN 1131 Keyboard Ensemble 1
MUEN 1132 Woodwind Ensemble 1
MUEN 1133 Brass Ensemble 1
MUEN 1134 Guitar Ensemble 1
MUEN 1135 Percussion Ensemble 1
MUEN 1137 Symphonic Wind Ensemble 1
MUEN 1151 Vocal Ensemble 1
MUEN 2123 Lab Band 1
MUEN 2141 Chorus 1

++Applied music courses to be selected from any music course numbered from MUAP 1101 through MUAP 1181.

+++Natural Science Elective - must be selected from the following list:

BIOL 1406 Biology for Science Majors I 4
BIOL 1407 Biology for Science Majors II 4
BIOL 1408 Biology for Non-Science Majors I 4
BIOL 1409 Biology for Non-Science Majors II 4
CHEM 1405 Introductory Chemistry I 4
CHEM 1407 Introductory Chemistry II 4
CHEM 1411 General Chemistry I 4
CHEM 1412 General Chemistry II 4
GEOL 1401 Earth Science 4
GEOL 1403 Physical Geology 4
GEOL 1404 Historical Geology 4
GEOL 1445 Oceanography 4
PHYS 1401 College Physics I 4
PHYS 1402 College Physics II 4
PHYS 1403 Stars and Galaxies 4
PHYS 1404 Solar System 4
PHYS 1405 Conceptual Physics I 4
PHYS 1407 Conceptual Physics II 4
PHYS 1415 Physical Science 4
PHYS 1417 Physical Science 4
PHYS 2425 University Physics I 4
PHYS 2426 University Physics II 4

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.


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