• Music Technology (141)
    Certificate

    Allegheny

    See also Music Technology (140)

    The Certificate in Music Technology program is designed to develop the student’s knowledge and skills relating to software and hardware used in the commercial music industry. The certificate program is ideal for those students seeking professional development or improving on current skills. Graduates may find employment as a recording engineer, live sound reinforcement engineer, sound designer, music producer, music publisher, broadcast technician, audio equipment technician or sound engineering technician. Articulation to the Music Technology Associate’s degree program is possible for all students having completed the Music Technology certificate program.

    Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:

    1. Create audio recordings that demonstrate an understanding of the knowledge and skills associated with recording technology hardware and software.
    2. Demonstrate proper use of music technology hardware and software for live sound reinforcement.
    3. Create computer-based music recordings that demonstrate advanced electronic music production techniques.
    4. Identify and notate musical patterns presented aurally.
    5. Analyze music from the common practice of Western music history.

     

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    Degree Requirements

    First Semester

     It is recommended that students take Music Theory and Analysis 1 and Musicianship Skills 1 concurrently.
    Course #Course NameCredits
    MUS-119Introduction to Music Technology3
    MUS-128Music Theory and Analysis 13
    MUS-137Musicianship Skills 12
    MUS-170Audio Recording 13
    MUS-172The Business of Music3
     
    Total Credits: 14

    Second Semester

    Course #Course NameCredits
    MUS-171Audio Recording 23
    MUS-270Electronic and Computer Music3
    MUS-271Music and Audio in Media3
    MUS-272Live Sound Reinforcement3
     
    Total Credits: 12
    Minimum Credits to Graduate: 26