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.

Certificate of Achievement
Career/Technical (Major Code: 02537)

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 allow 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.

Gainful Employment

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.”

Students who complete this program will have acquired the necessary analytical tools to successfully secure gainful employment in the field of study.

For more information regarding the data provided for this program and what it means to you as a student, please feel free to visit our SWC Gainful Employment website at: www.swccd.edu/gainfulemployment.

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
RA&T 110/MUS 150 MUSIC BUSINESS/CAREER OVERVIEW 3
RA&T 120/MUS 151/TELE 151
RECORDING TECHNIQUES
or RECORDING TECHNIQUES
3
 Units6
Second Semester
ELEC 100 INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRONICS 3
RA&T 121 AUDIO RECORDING TECHNOLOGY I 2
 Units5
Third Semester
RA&T 122 AUDIO RECORDING TECHNOLOGY II 4
TELE 290 PROFESSIONAL MEDIA WORK EXPERIENCE I 2
 Units6
Fourth Semester
RA&T 123 AUDIO RECORDING TECHNOLOGY III 4
TELE 291 PROFESSIONAL MEDIA WORK EXPERIENCE II 2
Required Electives  
BUS 150 PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT 3
RA&T 100 MUSIC TECHNOLOGY 3
RA&T 105 ELECTRONIC MUSIC TECHNOLOGY 3
 Units15
 Total Units32