Recording Arts, Certificate
The interdisciplinary curriculum of the Recording Arts Certificate addresses diverse interests in both sound and technology. It offers a foundation in musicianship, design, and recording technology, and opportunities for students to pursue specific interests in areas of composition, design, music history, physics of sound or business. The program includes required and elective courses, and at least one internship. Applications are available through the Department of Music and Theatre Arts. Acceptance into the program may be limited due to available resources, internships, and needs of the program.
|Eighteen semester credits, including:|
|MUSI 309||Electronic Music 1||2|
|MUSI 317||Sound Technology Principles||3|
|MUSI 498||Music Internship||3|
|Electives to be selected from the following:|
|Essentials of Marketing|
|Legal and Regulatory Environment|
|Introduction to Accounting|
|Audio and Video Production Process|
|Mathematics and Music|
|Digital Signal Processing|
|Fundamentals of Music|
|Music Theory Fundamentals|
|Topics in Sound Recording 2|
|Global Traditions in Music|
|Science of Musical Sound|
|Light/Sound Shop Practicum|
or THEA 353
|Advanced Light/Sound Shop Practicum|
|Introduction to Design|
In semesters when MUSI 309 is not offered, students may take MUSI 217 to fulfill this requirement.
MUSI 217 may not be used to fulfill both requirements and electives.
Note: A maximum of three credits from the certificate can count to the major.
Program Learning Outcomes
Students completing this program will be expected to meet the following learning outcomes:
- Record sound with diverse variables, including both live and studio contexts.
- Mix and edit sound with digital recording software.
- Explain basic principles of acoustics and sound.