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BM in Sound Recording Technology
(77 hours*)



This is a limited-enrollment program requiring departmental admissions approval. Please see the college advisement center for information regarding requirements for admission to this major.

Students majoring in sound recording technology prepare for engineering opportunities in the recording industry and related fields such as broadcasting and video sweetening. This degree gives students theoretical and practical experience in the recording of music in an acoustical environment and also includes course work in the digital recording and digital editing procedures that characterize the recording field today. The program combines rigorous grounding in traditional repertoires with preprofessional course work and project experience in recording.

Program Requirements    |    View MAP

  1. See the college advisement center for the application procedure for official acceptance into the degree program.
  2. Complete the following lower-division music core courses:
  3. Complete one course from the following:
  4. Complete one of the following options:
    1. Instrumentalists complete the following:
        MUSIC 260R : Performance Instruction. (.5-2:1:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        MUSIC 260R : Performance Instruction. (.5-2:1:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
        PREREQUISITE: Music major status.
        DESCRIPTION: Private instruction and studio class.
        NOTE: From one to four hours of daily practice. Fee.

        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Woodwinds.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Harpsichord.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Organ.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Voice.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Trumpet.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Horn.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Trombone.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Tuba.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Percussion.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Piano.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Violin.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Viola.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Cello.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Harp.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Flute.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Oboe.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Clarinet.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Bassoon.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Saxophone.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Synthesizer.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Euphonium.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Brass and Percussion.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Strings.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: String Bass.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Guitar.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Contemporary Voice.
        Course Outcomes



          (8 hours).
    2. Vocalists complete the following:
        MUSIC 161 : Voice Technique. (2:2:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        MUSIC 161 : Voice Technique. (2:2:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
        PREREQUISITE: Acceptance by audition to the School of Music.
        DESCRIPTION: Class instruction in voice technique.

        Course Outcomes


        MUSIC 260R : Performance Instruction. (.5-2:1:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        MUSIC 260R : Performance Instruction. (.5-2:1:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
        PREREQUISITE: Music major status.
        DESCRIPTION: Private instruction and studio class.
        NOTE: From one to four hours of daily practice. Fee.

        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Woodwinds.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Harpsichord.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Organ.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Voice.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Trumpet.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Horn.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Trombone.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Tuba.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Percussion.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Piano.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Violin.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Viola.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Cello.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Harp.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Flute.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Oboe.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Clarinet.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Bassoon.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Saxophone.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Synthesizer.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Euphonium.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Brass and Percussion.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Strings.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: String Bass.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Guitar.
        Course Outcomes
                   
        : Performance Instruction: Contemporary Voice.
        Course Outcomes



          (6 hours).
  5. Complete one hour of ensemble each semester for four semesters, including 2-3 hours from Category 1: Approved Large Ensembles (see General Information) and 1-2 hours from the following Category 2 ensembles:
  6. Complete the following upper-division music core courses:
  7. Complete one course from the following:
  8. Complete the following specialized courses:
  9. Complete three sections of the following:
  10. Complete four hours of the following:
  11. Complete six hours from the following:

*Hours include courses that may fulfill university core requirements.



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