Associate in Applied Science in Audio Production Technologies

Audio Production Technologies

Degree Information

Academic Plan Code

3024

Credits

64–67

Audio Production Technologies - Track I Audio Production

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Audio Production Technologies program offers students an opportunity to receive training on industry-standard equipment. Students learn the concepts and theory associated with recording arts technologies while applying them in lab settings appropriate to their skill levels. The program is designed to give students a foundation of knowledge, competency, and experience important in the commercial music marketplace.

Course Sequence by Term

The following is a suggested course sequence by term for the pathway.  Students should keep in mind the items below that affect their success in completing the pathway as listed:

  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term.  It is understood that students may enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Academic achievement is related to initial course placement determined by course placement tests, completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites,  any courses below 100 level, and program prerequisites.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor, or program director, or counselor who can assist in assessing student needs that may affect course enrollment.  Appropriate resources can be discussed and agreed to in order to address student needs and support successful course completion.

Program Area Key:

  • Critical Rdg = Critical Reading
  • FYC = First Year Composition
  • HUM = Humanities and Fine Arts
  • Mathematics = Mathematics
  • NS = Natural Science
  • Oral Comm = Oral Communication
  • PP = Program Prerequisite
  • SB = Social & Behavioral Sciences
  • RC = Required Courses
  • RE = Restricted Electives

Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.

Term 1

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Prerequisites Notes Credits
15
RC MUC195AA or
MUC195
Studio Music Recording I or
Studio Music Recording I
3
RC MUC197 Live Sound Reinforcement I 3
RC MTC191 Electronic Music I 3
FYC First-Year Composition Any approved General Education course in the First-Year Composition area. 3
Oral Comm Oral Communications Any approved General Education course in the Oral Communications area 3

Term 2

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Prerequisites Notes Credits
18
RC MUC196 Studio Music Recording II 3
RC MUC198 Live Sound Reinforcement II 3
RC MTC192 Electronic Music II 3
RC MUC111 Digital Audio Workstation I (DAW I) 3
RC MUC109 Music Business: Merchandising and the Law 3
FYC First-Year Composition Any approved General Education course in the First-Year Composition area 3

Term 3

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Prerequisites Notes Credits
16–19
RC MUC295 or
MTC180
Studio Music Recording III or
Computer Literacy for Musicians
3
RC MUC112 Digital Audio Workstation II (Daw II) 3
RC MUC110 Music Business: Recording and Mass Media 3
HUM Humanities & Fine Arts Any approved General Education course in the Humanities & Fine Arts area 3
NS Natural Sciences Any approved General Education course in the Natural Sciences area 4
Critical Rdg CRE101 College Critical Reading 0–3

Term 4

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Prerequisites Notes Credits
15
RC MTC103 Introduction to Aural Perception 2
RC MTC101 Introduction to Music Theory 3
HUM Humanities & Fine Arts Any approved General Education course in the Humanities & Fine Arts area 3
RC MUC297AA Music Internship 1
Math Mathematics Any approved General Education course in the Mathematics area 3
SB Social & Behavioral Sciences Any approved General Education course in the Social & Behavioral Sciences area 3

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Disclaimer

All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.

View MCCCD's program website for the Associate in Applied Science in Audio Production Technologies (https://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/acres.woa/wa/freeForm3?id=62384).