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Music Production Technology (Audio/Recording)


Music Production Technology (Audio/Recording)
Program Information
A.S. Degree - Code 2209 - Catalog 2012/2013
Douglas Peterson, Chairperson, SMEA, 386-506-3276
Susan Pate, Associate Vice President, 386-506-3769
Jake Niceley, 386-506-3482, nicelej@daytonastate.edu
08/23/2012 M - 1292

Program Mission, Description, and Outcomes Mission:
This program provides a solid foundation in the skills necessary for students seeking careers in music recording, sound reinforcement, music production, sound equipment installation and maintenance.

Description:
The AS degree in Music Production Technology will focus upon the technical aspects of audio recording and sound reinforcement. The AS degree is open to all degree-seeking college credit students and will concentrate on the areas of Recording Technology and Techniques, Audio Mixing, Studio Maintenance, Audio Processing, Acoustic Design, Sound Reinforcement, and Audio for Video. Students will develop a functional understanding of musical language, musical elements and performance skills. Business and legal areas related to the musical/entertainment industry will complete the course of study.

Outcomes:
Graduates of the program will be able to:
1. Demonstrate the ability to work in cohesive teams focusing on organizational and leadership skills while contributing to the community through audio-related service learning.
2. Establish short and long-term goals for a career capitalizing on personal strengths and professional ambitions in the entertainment industry.
3. Explore and acquire broad-based knowledge of music production technology and demonstrate proficiency in the application of practical audio engineering skills.
4. Apply theoretical and technical problem solving skills in audio engineering through integrated and reflective learning.


Note: This program is eligible for federal financial aid and state bright futures.

Approximate Additional Costs Consult college bookstore for approximate costs of textbooks. See college catalog for lab fee requirements.

Additional Admission Requirements All Program Specific courses require a grade of "C" or better.

Careers Broadcast Technician
Recording Engineer
Audio and Video Technician
Instructional Coordinator
Producer and Director
Public Relations
Marketing
Event Coordinator
Booking and Promotion
Artist and Related Workers
Entertainers and Performers
Music Director and Composer
Amusement and Recreation


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General Education Courses
Course Title    
   
... ... General Education Core - 18 Credits  
... ... Communications Core (9 credits)  
  SEM HRS  
ENC1101 College Composition   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC0025 AND REA0017
ENC1102 Literature and Composition   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
SPC2608 Oral Communications/Research/Presentation Skills   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
   
... ... Mathematics Core (3 credits)  
  SEM HRS  
MAC1105 College Algebra   3.00 Pre-Reqs: MAT1033
   
... ... Behavioral & Social Sciences Core (3 credits)  
... ... Choose One Course  
  SEM HRS  
DEP2004 Developmental Psychology   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
PSY1012 General Psychology   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
SYG2000 Introduction to Sociology   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
   
... ... Humanities, Cultural & Aesthetic Core (3 credits)  
... ... Choose One Course  
  SEM HRS  
AML2050 Modern American Literature   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
AML2060 Contemporary American Literature   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
AML2600 Introduction to African American Literature   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
ARH1000 Art Appreciation   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
DAN1100 Dance Appreciation   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
ENL2931 Selected Topics in Shakespeare   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
HUM2210 Prehistory to Medieval Humanities   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
HUM2230 Renaissance to Postmodern Humanities   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
LIT2040 Dramatic Literature   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
LIT2110 Masterpieces of World Literature I   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
LIT2120 Masterpieces of World Literature II   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
LIT2380 Literature By Women   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
LIT2602 Maritime Literature   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
MUH2110 Introduction to Music History and Literature   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101 Pre-Reqs: MUT1121L AND MUT1121
MUL1010 Music Appreciation   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
MUL2380 Popular Music in America   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
THE1000 Dramatic Appreciation   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101

Note: It may be necessary for the student to enroll in a developmental English, Math, or Reading course based upon college placement test scores. See an Academic Advisor to determine developmental course requirements.

Program Specific Courses
Course Title    
   
... ... "C" or better is required.  
  SEM HRS  
MUM1610 Survey of Recording Technology   3.00
MUM1622 Sound Reinforcement   3.00 Co-Reqs: MUM1610
MUM2600 Audio Engineering I   3.00 Co-Reqs: MUM2600L Pre-Reqs: MUM1610
MUM2600L Audio Engineering I Lab   2.00 Co-Reqs: MUM2600 Pre-Reqs: MUM1610
MUM2601 Audio Engineering II   3.00 Co-Reqs: MUM2601L Pre-Reqs: MUM2600
MUM2601L Audio Engineering II Lab   2.00 Co-Reqs: MUM2601 Pre-Reqs: MUM2600L
MUM2603 Studio Maintenance   3.00 Pre-Reqs: MUM1610
MUM2607 Soundtrack Development   3.00 Co-Reqs: MUM2640
MUM2609 Studio Production   3.00 Pre-Reqs: MUM2600
MUM2640 Post Production Sound   3.00 Pre-Reqs: MUM2609
MUM2700 Survey of Music Business   3.00
MUT1001 Fundamentals of Music  OR
MUS2360 Learning Basic Music Using the Computer   3.00
MVK1111 Applied Music-Group (Piano) I-II   1.00
MVK2121 Applied Music-Group (Piano) III-IV   1.00
... ...1 Ensemble Electives   4.00
   
... ... Program Specific Electives - Choose Two (6 Hours)  
  SEM HRS  
EET1011 Introduction to Electrical Circuits   2.00 Co-Reqs: MAT1033 Conc-Reqs: EET1011L
EET1607 Electronics Assembly and Cabling   2.00 Conc-Reqs: EET1607L
EET1607L Electronics Assembly and Cabling Lab   1.00 Conc-Reqs: EET1607
MUM2611 Live Recording Techniques   3.00 Pre-Reqs: MUM1622
EET1011L Introduction to Electrical Circuits Lab   1.00 Co-Reqs: MAT1033 Conc-Reqs: EET1011
MUS1621 Acoustics and Psychoacoustics   3.00 Pre-Reqs: MUM2601

Sample Program of Study
Course Title    
   
... ... FIRST YEAR  
... ... 1st Semester  
  SEM HRS  
ENC1101 College Composition   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC0025 AND REA0017
MAC1105 College Algebra   3.00 Pre-Reqs: MAT1033
MUM1610 Survey of Recording Technology   3.00
MUM1622 Sound Reinforcement   3.00 Co-Reqs: MUM1610
MUT1001 Fundamentals of Music  OR
MUS2360 Learning Basic Music Using the Computer   3.00
MVK1111 Applied Music-Group (Piano) I-II   1.00
... ...1 Ensemble Elective   1.00
   
... ... 2nd Semester  
  SEM HRS  
ENC1102 Literature and Composition   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
MUM2600 Audio Engineering I   3.00 Co-Reqs: MUM2600L Pre-Reqs: MUM1610
MUM2600L Audio Engineering I Lab   2.00 Co-Reqs: MUM2600 Pre-Reqs: MUM1610
MUM2603 Studio Maintenance   3.00 Pre-Reqs: MUM1610
MUM2700 Survey of Music Business   3.00
MVK2121 Applied Music-Group (Piano) III-IV   1.00
... ...1 Ensemble Elective   1.00
   
... ... Summer Semester  
  SEM HRS  
SPC2608 Oral Communications/Research/Presentation Skills   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
... ... Humanities, Cultural & Aesthetic Core   3.00
   
... ... SECOND YEAR  
... ... 3rd Semester  
  SEM HRS  
MUM2601 Audio Engineering II   3.00 Co-Reqs: MUM2601L Pre-Reqs: MUM2600
MUM2601L Audio Engineering II Lab   2.00 Co-Reqs: MUM2601 Pre-Reqs: MUM2600L
MUM2609 Studio Production   3.00 Pre-Reqs: MUM2600
... ...1 Ensemble Elective   1.00
... ... Program Specific Elective   3.00
   
... ... 4th Semester  
  SEM HRS  
... ... Behavioral & Social Sciences Core   3.00
MUM2607 Soundtrack Development   3.00 Co-Reqs: MUM2640
MUM2640 Post Production Sound   3.00 Pre-Reqs: MUM2609
... ...1 Ensemble Elective   1.00
... ... Program Specific Elective   3.00
   
TOTAL    64.00

Note: Sequence of courses may vary. Check catalog course descriptions for requisite requirements.


Notes 1 Ensemble Electives - Students must enroll in an ensemble elective each semester for this program. See department chair for options.

2012-2013 College Catalog. To view previous catalogs, please click here.