Jul 19, 2019  
2018-2019 General Catalog 
  
2018-2019 General Catalog

Performing Arts, Music Production and Technology Concentration, AA


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Recipients of the Associate of Arts in Performing Arts with a concentration in Music Production and Technology will have demonstrated:

  1. 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. Comprehension of basic music theory and aural theory skills as they translate into the music studio environment;
  4. Comprehension of the skills and knowledge necessary to apply the tools of the modern recording studio in the professional audio industry; and
  5. Successful communication within the music production and technology environment using verbal, written, and basic computer literacy skills.

Required Courses for Associate of Arts in Performing Arts with a Concentration in Music Production and Technology:

Freshman Year


First Semester: 15 Hours


Second Semester: 16 Hours


Sophomore Year


Third Semester: 14 Hours


Fourth Semester: 16 Hours


Total Credit Hours: 61


SPCH 110  or SPCH 115  (grade of “C” or higher)

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 Associate of Arts in Performing Arts from BPCC.

#For transfer to a four-year institution, students are strongly advised to take MATH 102  instead of MATH 101 . Students must seek the assistance of their advisor to determine the appropriate mathematics course.

* Fine Arts Elective

Approved MUSC Elective: Combination of one ensemble (MUSC 140:Concert Band , MUSC 148:Concert Choir , or MUSC 149:Chamber Singers ) plus 1 applied lesson (MUSC 230 -MUSC 242  ) for 3 credit hours total

Approved COMM Elective: COMM 105  , COMM 107  , COMM 108  , COMM 201  , COMM 202  , COMM 259  , COMM 291  , COMM 292  , COMM 299  

**Humanities elective must be chosen from  ENGL 201  , ENGL 202  , ENGL 250  , ENGL 251  , ENGL 252  , ENGL 255  , ENGL 256  , ENGL 257  ; FREN 101  , FREN 102  , FREN 201  ; HIST 101  , HIST 102  , HIST 103  , HIST 104  , HIST 201  , HIST 202  , HIST 203  ; HMAN 201  , HMAN 202  , HMAN 203  ; RLGN 201 , RLGN 202 , RLGN 203 SPAN 101  , SPAN 102  , SPAN 201  

***Behavioral/Social Sciences elective must be chosen from ANTH 201 , ANTH 202 ; BADM 201 , BADM 202 ; CJUS 101 ; GPHY 101 , GPHY 102 ; POSC 201 , POSC 202 ; PSYC 201 , PSYC 202 , PSYC 205 , PSYC 206 , PSYC 210 PSYC 220 , PSYC 225 , PSYC 290 ; SLGY 201 , SLGY 202 , SLGY 203 , SLGY 204 , SLGY 207  

****Science elective must be chosen from BLGY 105 , BLGY 106 , BLGY 107 ; PHSC 105 , PHSC 106 , PHSC 107 , PHSC 110 , PHSC 111 ; SCI 101 , SCI 102  

Additional Requirements for the Associate of Arts in Performing Arts with a Concentration in Music Production and Technology:


  • Music majors in the Music Production and Technology concentration who are enrolled in applied lessons or ensembles are required to perform on student recitals and for music juries.
  • Music majors are required to take a music theory placement exam prior to enrolling in MUSC 122   Music Theory I for proper advising in the music theory sequence. A student placing out of MUSC 100   (Music Fundamentals) into MUSC 122   (Theory I) will choose an additional approved 3-hour COMM Elective instead of MUSC 100. 

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