Recording Arts Degrees

Associate of Science in Recording Arts
Major Ensemble

X90 Audio Technical Crew (2 cr.) each fall and spring semester.

Recording Arts Courses

36 credit hours


  • A101 Introduction to Audio Technology (3 cr.)
  • A102 Audio Techniques I (3 cr.)
  • A111 Electronics I (3 cr.)
  • A112 Electronics II (3 cr.)
  • A150 Introductory Seminar in Recording Arts (1 cr.)
  • A201 Audio Techniques II (3 cr.)
  • A202 Audio Techniques III (3 cr.)
  • A211 Electronics III (3 cr.)
  • A212 Electronics IV (3 cr.)
  • A270 Multitrack Studio Techniques I (2 cr.)
  • A350 Seminar in Recording Arts (1 cr.)
  • A370 Multitrack Studio Techniques II (2 cr.)
  • A461 Final Project in Recording Arts (1 cr.)
  • A470 Individual Multitrack Studio Projects (2 cr.) (One semester of A360 Recording Arts: Techniques and Production I may be substituted for A470.)
  • A480 Internship in Audio (3 cr.)

A grade of C or higher is required in A111 Electronics I, A112 Electronics II, A211 Electronics III, and A212 Electronics IV.

Core Music Courses

6 credit hours

  • Z101 Music for the Listener (3 cr.)
  • Z111 Introduction to Music Theory (3 cr.)

Or, for students with sufficient music background:

  • T109 Rudiments of Music I (3 cr.)
  • T151 Music Theory and Literature I (3 cr.)
General Education

17 credit hours

  • English Composition (3 cr.) ENG W131 Reading, Writing, & Inquiry I or ENG W170 Introduction to Argumentative Writing
  • Arts and Humanities (3 cr.)
  • Social and Historical Studies (3 cr.)
  • Natural and Mathematical Sciences (3 cr.) Required physics course: PHYS P105 Basic Physics of Sound 
  • Electives 5 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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