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Music Production and Technology, CTS

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The Music Production and Technology Certificate of Technical Studies (CTS) program is designed for students who wish to combine the study of music with music technology.  The program emphasizes hands-on practice with recording programs along with creative music studies. Topics of study include music theory, applied lessons, and studio production. This concentration will provide basic instruction for students for beginning recording careers such as audio technician, music producer, recording artist, and composer.

Learning Outcomes:

Recipents of the Certificate of Technical Studies in Music Production and Technology will have demonstrated:

  1. Basic understanding and use of music studio technology and software systems;
  2. Basic piano/keyboard and/or other music performance music skills as they translate into music production;
  3. Basic comprehension of music theory and aural theory skills as they translate into the music studio environment.

Required Courses for the Certificate of Technical Studies in Music Production and Thechnology:

First Semester: 14 Hours

Second Semester: 17 Hours

Total for Certificate: 31

Students must meet prerequisites before taking any given course.

Students must make a “C” or higher in all courses which satisfy graduation requirements in order to receive the Certificate of Technical Studies in Music from BPCC.

Students must meet the general education competencies for the academic certificate: place out of READ 099  ; place into ENGL 101  ; and place into MATH 099   as documented by ACT, placement tests, or course completion. 

* Approved MUSC/COMM Electives:

MUSC 106  

MUSC 108  

MUSC 190  

MUSC 211  

MUSC 290  

MUSC 297  

COMM 105   
COMM 108  

COMM 111  
COMM 202  
COMM 259  

COMM 290  

COMM 297  
COMM 299  

1Approved Applied Lessons
MUSC 230:Applied Piano 
MUSC 231:Applied Voice 
MUSC 232:Applied Flute 
MUSC 233:Applied Oboe 
MUSC 234:Applied Clarinet 
MUSC 235:Applied Bassoon 
MUSC 236:Applied Saxophone 
MUSC 237:Applied Trumpet 
MUSC 238:Applied Horn 
MUSC 239:Applied Trombone 
MUSC 240:Applied Tuba/Euphonium 
MUSC 241:Applied Percussion 
MUSC 242:Applied Classical Guitar  

2Approved Ensembles
MUSC 140:Concert Band 
MUSC 144:Jazz Ensemble 
MUSC 148:Concert Choir 
MUSC 149:Chamber Singers  

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