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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).

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.

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Studio Recording Technology
Certificate Program
Hegis Code: 5008

Total Credits: 36

First Semester Credits
Communications Elective (by advisement)* 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)** 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*** 6
*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.
**Selected from:
MKT 100 Introduction to Marketing,
MKT 106 Principles of Advertising,
MKT 130 Marketing Research,
MKT 136 Marketing Management.
***Placement and supervision by Music Department; taken after satisfactory completion of all other requirements.