Recording Arts and Technology

Associate in Science
Career\Technical (Major Code: 02538)

Prepares students for employment in studio recording, television, and film sound production. Builds on their recording industry technical education in recording arts and recording technology. Contributes to the students' financial independence and career success, and allows them to take key roles within the digital audio recording and sound mixing fields.

Program Student Learning Outcome

  • Students will be able to communicate abstract concepts to clients in order to meet their subjective creative needs.
Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
RA&T 110 MUSIC BUSINESS/CAREER OVERVIEW 3
RA&T 120/FTMA 111/MUS 151 RECORDING TECHNIQUES 3
 Units6
Second Semester
RA&T 100 MUSIC TECHNOLOGY 3
RA&T 121 AUDIO RECORDING TECHNOLOGY I 2
 Units5
Third Semester
RA&T 105 ELECTRONIC MUSIC TECHNOLOGY 3
RA&T 122 AUDIO RECORDING TECHNOLOGY II 4
FTMA 290 PROFESSIONAL MEDIA WORK EXPERIENCE I 2-4
 Units9-11
Fourth Semester
MUS 107 AMERICAN POPULAR MUSIC 3
RA&T 123 AUDIO RECORDING TECHNOLOGY III 4
FTMA 291 PROFESSIONAL MEDIA WORK EXPERIENCE II 2-4
Required Electives  
BUS 136 WORKPLACE PRINCIPLES AND ETHICS 1
BUS 211 COMMUNICATION IN BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY 3
 Units13-15
 Total Units33-37

To earn an associate degree, additional general education and graduation requirements must be completed.