2013 - 2014 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

Program: Commercial Music
Degree Plan: Recording Technology Certificate (One-Year Certificate)



(Level I One-Year Certificate)

Cedar Valley only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet 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: C1.MUS.1Y.RECORD.12

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 1301 Fundamentals of Music I 3
MUSI 1181 Piano Class I 1
MUSC 1327 Audio Engineering I 3
MUSC 1331 Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) I 3
10

SEMESTER II

MUSC 2427 Audio Engineering II 4
MUSC 2141 Forum/Recital 1
MUSB 1305 Survey of the Music Business 3
RTVB 2343 Commercial Recording Techniques 3
11
Minimum Hours Required 21

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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