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2022-2023 Arapahoe Community College Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Arapahoe Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Audio Technology AAS - Academic Plan


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This Associate of Applied Science degree in Music Audio Technology prepares students for entry-level employment as an audio technician, and to provide supplemental training for persons currently employed in this occupation. The content includes, but is not limited to: computer music software applications, audio recording/production, and live sound engineering.


This program may transfer to other colleges or universities and apply toward a bachelor’s degree. Contact the ACC Advising Office or a Faculty Advisor in the music department for details.
 

Course Availability


Total Credits = 60

Required Courses - General Education Courses Credits Pre or Co Reqs Required Course Available Fall? Course Available Spring? Course Available Summer?
COM 1250  - Interpersonal Communication 3 No Yes Yes Yes
ENG 1021  - English Composition I: GT-CO1* 3 Yes Yes Yes Yes
MAT 1240  - Mathematics for the Liberal Arts: GT-MA1* 4 Yes Yes Yes Yes
PHY 1105  - Conceptual Physics with Lab: GT-SC1* 4 No Yes Yes No
SOC 1001  - Introduction to Sociology I: GT-SS3* 3 No Yes Yes Yes

 

Required Courses - General Education Courses Credits Pre or Co Reqs Required Course Available Fall? Course Available Spring? Course Available Summer?
MUS 1010  - Music Theory I 3 Yes Yes Yes No
MUS 1011  - Music Theory II 3 Yes No Yes No
MUS 1012  - Ear Training/Sight-singing I Lab 1 Yes Yes Yes No
MUS 1013  - Ear Training/Sight-singing II Lab 1 Yes No Yes No

MUS 1021  - Music History Medieval to Classical OR

MUS 1022  - Music History Romantic to Present OR

MUS 1025  - History of Jazz GT-AH1*

3 No Yes Yes No
MUS 1031  - Music Class I 2 No Yes Yes No

 

Required Courses - Major Courses Credits Co or Pre Reqs Required Course Available Fall? Course Available Spring? Course Available Summer?
Major Elective (See Notes for specific requirements) 1 No Yes Yes Yes
Major Elective (See Notes for specific requirements) 1-3 No Yes Yes Yes
MUS 1008  - Principles of Acoustics 3 No Yes Yes No
MUS 1061  - Computer Music Applications I 3 No Yes Yes No
MUS 1062  - Computer Music Applications II 3 Yes No Yes No
MUS 1063  - Music Audio Production I 3 No Yes Yes No
MUS 1064  - Music Audio Production II 3 Yes No Yes No
MUS 1067  - Music Business I 3 No Yes Yes No
MUS 2041  - Private Instruction 2 No Yes Yes No
MUS 2060  - The Business of Live Performance 3 No No Yes No
MUS 2065  - Live Audio Engineering 3 No Yes Yes No

MUS 2084  - Internship OR

MUS 2085  - Independent Study

1 No Yes Yes Yes

 

 

Program Outcomes


  • Prepare and present a musical performance.
  • Demonstrate a fundamental knowledge of music theory.
  • Display a fundamental level of music history.
  • Effectively utilize signal processing.
  • Demonstrate proficience at mixing multi-track sound.

Recommended Course Sequence (Full-Time)


Recommended Course Sequence (Part-Time)


Major Elective


Major Elective


Notes


  • *This course requires college level readiness as measured by Accuplacer, ACT, or SAT scores; approved high school course work that is less than five years old; or successful completion of appropriate college-readiness course.
  • AAA 1001  – College 101: Student Experience is required for all new college students seeking degrees or transfer.
  • Course availability is subject to change.
  • In order to meet program requirements, students registered for ENG 1021  or ENG 1031  must also register for ENG 0094  unless they can demonstrate otherwise meeting the ENG 0094  standard through assessment testing, prior college coursework, or recent High School coursework. See an Advisor for details.
  • Major Elective: Select 3 credits from MUS 1041 , MUS 1042 , MUS 2042 , MUS 1051 , MUS 1052 , MUS 2067 .
  • Recommended courses are listed above for certain electives; consult with the Academic Advising Office (advising@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5664) or the Music Audio Technology Department for additional elective recommendations.
  • Refer to 2022/2023 catalog for specific requirements and important information about this degree.
     

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