Recording Arts and Technology

The program below is undergoing modification and the modification will be placed into an addendum upon Chancellor’s Office approval - see your counselor for further information and visit the college website under www.swccd.edu/catalog link for the latest addenda updates.

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 student’s financial independence, career success, and allows them to take key roles within the digital audio recording and sound mixing fields.

Program Student Learning Outcome Statement

  • 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/MUS 100 MUSIC TECHNOLOGY 3
RA&T 110/MUS 150 MUSIC BUSINESS/CAREER OVERVIEW 3
RA&T 120/MUS 151/TELE 151
RECORDING TECHNIQUES
or RECORDING TECHNIQUES
3
 Units9
Second Semester
ELEC 100 INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRONICS 3
RA&T 105/MUS 155 ELECTRONIC MUSIC TECHNOLOGY 3
RA&T 121 AUDIO RECORDING TECHNOLOGY I 2
 Units8
Third Semester
BUS 120 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS 3
RA&T 122 AUDIO RECORDING TECHNOLOGY II 4
TELE 290 PROFESSIONAL MEDIA WORK EXPERIENCE I 2
 Units9
Fourth Semester
MUS 107 AMERICAN POPULAR MUSIC 3
RA&T 123 AUDIO RECORDING TECHNOLOGY III 4
TELE 291 PROFESSIONAL MEDIA WORK EXPERIENCE II 2
Required Electives  
BUS 136 DIVERSE WORKFORCE MANAGEMENT AND COMMUNICATION 2
BUS 150 PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT 3
BUS 211 COMMUNICATION IN BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY 3
 Units17
 Total Units43

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