Academics

Associate in Science
Music Production [2050]

Associate in Science Degree (61 Credit Hours)

Program Goal

The Associate in Science in Music Production program provides a degree pathway for students in the contemporary music industry, including studio recording, concert sound and stage reinforcement, music production, and music business. Students will also learn technical recording skills and receive a foundation in both the art and science of music production.

Career Pathways

Earning this degree can lead to potential careers in live sound production, studio music production, film and video sound production, gaming sound production, digital music production, studio management, music production in advertising and television, or positions as an audio-video specialist, music theater technician, studio technician, or concert technician.

Coursework

Note: Please consult the course description section of the Catalog for any prerequisites.

Music Production Program Core Courses

Subtotal Credit Hours: 30

MUS 1550 Music Technology* (3 Credit Hours)
MUM 1620  Sound and Stage (3 Credit Hours)
ENT 2000 Introduction to Entrepreneurship (3 Credit Hours)
MUM 2602 Collaborative Music Production (3 Credit Hours)

OR

   
MUC 2000 Intro to Songwriting (3 Credit Hours)
MUM 2661C Sound Recording (3 Credit Hours)
ENT 2120 Digital Marketing (3 Credit Hours)

OR

   
MUM 2620 Sound for Media (3 Credit Hours)
FIL 1550 Sound and Audio (3 Credit Hours)
MUM 2600 Professional Digital Audio Workstation (3 Credit Hours)
MUM 2609  Advanced Studio Production (3 Credit Hours)
MUM 2790 Audio Engineering 1 Capstone Internship (at the completion of course work) (3 Credit Hours)

*Must be taken at the beginning of the degree path.

Music Core Curriculum

Subtotal Credit Hours: 16

  • Music Theory and Aural Theory (8)
  • Keyboard Skills (2)
  • Ensemble Electives (2)
  • Applied Music Lessons and/or Music Composition (4)

General Education Requirements

Subtotal Credit Hours: 15

Academic Pathway

A placement test in music theory is required for all incoming music production students. If you pass the placement test, you should enroll in MUT 1111 (Music Theory I) and MUT 1241 (Aural Theory I). All other students are required to take MUT 1001 (Fundamentals of Music) before taking music theory or aural theory.

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