Undergraduate Division

Recording Arts Degrees  

Associate of Science in Recording Arts 

Major Ensemble

X090 Audio Technical Crew (2 cr.) required every fall semester, spring semester, and summer term in which a student is registered for any music or non-music course.

Recording Arts Courses

37 credit hours


  • A101 Introduction to Audio Technology (3 cr.)
  • A102 Audio Techniques I (3 cr.)
  • A201 Audio Techniques II (3 cr.)
  • A202 Audio Techniques III (3 cr.)
  • A111 Basic Electricity (3 cr.)
  • A112 Electronics I (3 cr.)
  • A211 Electronics II (3 cr.)
  • A311 Audio Repair and Maintenance I (3 cr.)
  • A270 Multitrack Studio Techniques I (3 cr.)
  • A370 Multitrack Studio Techniques II (2 cr.)
  • A470 Individual Multitrack Studio Projects (2 cr.) (one semester of A360 Recording Arts: Techniques and Production I, may be substituted for A470)
  • A150 Introductory Seminar in Recording Arts (1 cr.)
  • A350 Seminar in Recording Arts (1 cr.)
  • A461 Final Project in Recording Arts (1 cr.)
  • A480 Internship in Audio (3 cr.)
Core Music Courses
  • Z101 Music for the Listener (3 cr.) and Z111 Introduction to Music Theory (3 cr.)
  • Or, for students with sufficient music background, T109 Rudiments of Music I (3 cr.) and T151 Music Theory and Literature I (3 cr.).
General Education

17 credit hours

English Composition (3 cr.) ENG-W131 or W170

Arts and Humanities (3 cr.)

Social and Historical Studies (3 cr.)

Natural and Mathematical Sciences (5 cr.)

Required physics courses:

  • PHYS-P105 Basic Physics of Sound (3 cr.)
  • PHYS-P108 Intermediate Acoustics Laboratory (2 cr.)

Electives 3 credit hours selected from general education course list or foreign language courses.

To Complete Degree

Free music or non-music electives as needed to bring the total credit hours to 60, excluding major ensemble and I400.

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