School of Music

Bachelor of Music in Sound Recording Technology

Liberal Arts

The 30 credits of liberal arts listed in this group must be taken outside the School of Music. For more information see "Academic Courses of Study."
Academic Courses of Study

Instr.

Vocal

English or writing

6

6

Humanities

3

3

Physics of Sound PHYS 16000

3

3

Social or behavioral sciences

3

3

Liberal arts electives (6 credits of French, German, or Italian recommended for voice majors)

15

15

Total

30

30

Other Liberal Arts Requirements

History and Literature of Music I MUTH 25500

3

3

History and Literature of Music II MUTH 25600

3

3

Jazz History JAZZ 16100, Jazz Style Analysis JAZZ 36600, or Pop 'n' Rock MUNM 16200

2

2

Total

8

8

Music Requirements

Performance major

15

15

Performance Repertoire and Pedagogy MUMJ 19900

4

4

Ensemble

7.5

7.5

Fundamentals of Music Theory+ MUTH 10100

1

1

Introduction to Musical Styles MUTH 12100

2

2

Music theory

10

10

Music Theory I-II MUTH 12200-MUTH 22100

Music Theory III MUTH 22200

Form and Analysis MUTH 32100

Analysis of Music since 1900 MUTH 32200 or Music history III MUTH 35500

Sight-singing

5

5

Sight-Singing I-II MUTH 13300-MUTH 13400

Advanced Sight-Singing III-IV MUTH 23300-MUTH 23400

Diction

-

4

Keyboard musicianship

2

2

Career Orientation MUMC 16600

1

1

Introduction to Music Technology MUMC 10300

1

1

Recital Attendance MUMC 10100 (six semesters required)

0

0

Music electives+

4-5

2-3

Total

52.5

54.5

Sound Recording Technology Requirements

Recording Workshop MUMC 14100 (eight semesters required)

0

0

Introduction to Electroacoustic Music MUMC 14500

2

2

Digital Sound Production MUMC 24800

2

2

Digital Recording and Editing MUMC 25000

2

2

Advanced Microphone Techniques MUMC 34800

2

2

Advanced Recording Techniques MUMC 34900

3

3

Recording internship MUMC 49100

6

6

Audio Repair, Maintenance, and Calibration MUMC 44800

2

2

Senior project MUMC 49200

3

3

Total

22

22

Other Sound Recording Technology Requirements

Audio Production TVR 27100

3

3

Advanced Audio Production TVR 37100

3

3

Sound Technology THPA 30600

3

3

Total

9

9

Total for degree

121.5

123.5

+ Students may fulfill the requirement for Fundamentals of Music Theory by scoring 84 percent or higher on a placement exam administered by the Department of Music Theory, History, and Composition. Students who score below 84 percent on the exam must take the course, and they take the lower number of music electives.

Instrumental Emphasis
Freshman Year
Fall
Spring

English or writing

3

3

Physics of Sound

3

-

Music history

-

3

Major instrument

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Ensemble

1

1

Recording Workshop

0

0

(Fundamentals)

(1)

-

Styles/Music Theory I

2

2

Sight-Singing I, II

1.5

1.5

Keyboard Musicianship I, II

1

1

Introduction to Music Technology

1

-

Recital Attendance

0

0

Introduction to Electroacoustic Music

2

-

Audio Production

-

3

17(18)

17

Sophomore Year
Fall
Spring

Liberal arts

-

3

Major instrument

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Ensemble

1

1

Recording Workshop

0

0

Music history II

3

-

Music Theory II, III

2

2

Sight-Singing III, IV

1

1

Career Orientation

-

1

Recital Attendance

0

0

Digital Recording and Editing

2

-

Digital Sound Production

-

2

Advanced Audio Production

3

-

Sound Technology

3

-

17.5

12.5

Junior Year
Fall
Spring

Liberal arts

6

6

Major instrument

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Ensemble

1

1

Recording Workshop

0

0

Form and Analysis

2

-

Analysis of Music since 1900 or Music history III

-

2(3)

Jazz History, Jazz Style Analysis, or Pop 'n' Rock

2(3)

-

Music elective

-

2

Recital Attendance

0

0

Advanced Microphone Technique

2

-

Advanced Recording Technique

-

3

15.5 (16.5)

16.5 (17.5)

Senior Year
Fall
Spring

Liberal arts

-

6

Major instrument

1

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Ensemble

0.5

1

Recording Workshop

0

0

Internship*

6

-

Senior project

-

3

Audio Repair, Maintenance, and Calibration

2

-

Music electives

2

1( - )

12

13.5(12.5)

* Block course

Vocal Emphasis
Freshman Year
Fall
Spring

English or writing

3

3

Physics of Sound

3

-

Music history

-

3

Major instrument

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Ensemble

1

1

Recording Workshop

0

0

(Fundamentals)

(1)

-

Styles/Music Theory I

2

2

Sight-Singing I, II

1.5

1.5

Keyboard Musicianship I, II

1

1

Introduction to Music Technology

1

-

Recital Attendance

0

0

Introduction to Electroacoustic Music

2

-

Audio Production

-

3

17(18)

17

Sophomore Year
Fall
Spring

Liberal arts

-

6

Major instrument

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Ensemble

1

1

Recording Workshop

0

0

Music history II

3

-

Music Theory II, III

2

2

Sight-Singing III, IV

1

1

Career Orientation

-

1

Recital Attendance

0

0

Digital Recording and Editing

2

-

Digital Sound Production

-

2

Advanced Audio Production

3

-

Sound Technology

3

-

17.5

15.5

Junior Year
Fall
Spring

Liberal arts

3

6

Major instrument

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Ensemble

1

1

Recording Workshop

0

0

Form and Analysis

2

-

Diction 2 2

Analysis of Music since 1900 or Music History III

-

2(3)

Jazz History, Jazz Style Analysis, or Pop 'n' Rock

2(3)

-

Recital Attendance

0

0

Advanced Microphone Technique

2

-

Advanced Recording Technique

-

3

14.5(15.5)

16.5(17.5)

Senior Year
Fall
Spring

Liberal arts

-

6

Major instrument

1

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Ensemble

0.5

1

Recording Workshop

0

0

Internship (block course)

6

-

Senior project

-

3

Audio Repair, Maintenance, and Calibration

2

-

Music electives

3(2)

-

13(12)

12.5