The academic program in Audio Production and Engineering has been designed to provide students with the basic skills for engineering, recording, mixing and producing music for various music and audio industry recording fields. The program also provides students with skills in basic musicianship, theory, ear training and music business. The academic program in Music Studies provides students with basic musical skills required in the discipline in preparation for transfer to a four-year institution.
The Music Production and Engineering Program prepares students for work in the music and audio recording and production industries. This program enables students to earn an Associate Degree and have the qualified skills necessary to find employment upon completion.
While the music curriculum is small, it offers course work that meets the humanities requirement for general education for both the associate degree and baccalaureate degrees. In addition, students can pursue the development of skills in basic musicianship and electronic music.
Student Learning Outcomes
Students who complete the Music Program will be able to:
- Conduct an in depth analysis of contemporary music identifying genres from different periods as well as an analysis of music from historical and theoretical perspectives.
- Summarize societal issues associated with the production, dissemination, celebration and consumption of Music.
- Describe the relationship between technology using the technological tools applicable as it relates to music.