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Performing Arts-Music (A.A.S.)

Studio Recording Technology (Cert.)

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Studio Recording Technology (Cert.) - This three-semester program is designed to introduce students to music and recording technology and to provide a broad based perspective of the music industry. The SRT certificate is designed for those seeking entry-level employment in the recording industry, as well as those wishing to establish independent music recording/production businesses. Classes meet on campus and at an off-campus professional recording studio. Internship training will take place at a professional recording, production or equivalent music industry work environment (at an off-campus location).

A minimum grade of “C” is required in Studio Recording Classes.

Facilities for the Music Department include a large performance space available for ensemble rehearsals, performances and recitals; several studios for applied music instruction; and several soundproof practice rooms, each equipped with an upright piano, available for individual practice sessions. The Department also has two piano laboratories, plus a computer laboratory and audio production laboratory that are available for student tutorial work. The Department owns a number of less common and/or larger instruments, which are available for student use. Music classrooms are equipped with state-of-the-art sound systems. The Music Department maintains an extensive teaching library of recordings and music scores.

Course Descriptions: Online or PDF

Studio Recording Technology
Certificate Program
Hegis Code: 5008

Total Credits: 36

First Semester Credits
Communications Elective (by advisement) (1) 3
SRT 101 Music Business I 3
SRT 103 Music Theory I 3
SRT 105 Basic Studio Techniques 6
Total Semester Credits 15
Second Semester Credits
Marketing Elective (by advisement) (2) 3
SRT 102 Music Business II 3
SRT 104 Music Theory II 3
SRT 106 Advance Studio Techniques 6
Total Semester Credits 15
Third Semester Credits
SRT 107 Internship (3) 6

1. Selected from:
    - COM 101 Interpersonal Communications,
    - COM 103 Public Speaking,
    - COM 107 Film Production I,
    - COM 110 Understanding Mass Media,
    - COM 113 Documentary Media,
    - COM 124 Communication for Business and the Professions,
    - COM 171 Television Studio Production,
    - COM 172 Video Field Production.

2. Selected from:
    - MKT 100 Introduction to Marketing,
    - MKT 106 Principles of Advertising,
    - MKT 130 Marketing Research,
    - MKT 136 Marketing Management.

3. Placement and supervision by Music Department; taken after satisfactory completion of all other requirements.

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