Code: F_AAS_RTEC

Campus: Larimer Campus and Westminster Campus

Recording Arts Technology - Associate of Applied Science Degree

This program will enable students to build the skills required in the music industry by preparing students with digital literacy, including skills ranging from audio recording, digital editing, audio production and audio post production, live sound engineering, and film, theater and video sound production.

Requirements

Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
MUS 110Music Theory I

3

MUS 111Music Theory II

3

MUS 112Ear Training/Sight-Singing I Lab

1

MUS 113Ear Training/Sight-Singing II Lab

1

MUS 121Music History Medieval to Classical

3

MUS 122Music History Romantic to Present

3

MUS 161Computer Music Applications I

3

MUS 162Computer Music Applications II

3

MUS 163Music Audio Production I

3

MUS 164Music Audio Production II

3

MUS 167Music Business I

3

MUS 265Live Audio Engineering

3

Total Credit Hours:32

Elective Courses

Music Performance Elective

Course NumberTitleCredits
MUS 131Music Class I (Guitar, Piano or Voice)

2

or

MUS 141Private Instruction I

1-2

and

MUS 151Ensemble I (Orchestra, Chamber Music, Chamber Choir, Vocal Jazz, Jazz Combo)

1

Total Credit Hours:2

Music Internship or Capstone

Course NumberTitleCredits
MUS 284Internship

2

or

MUS 289Capstone

2

Total Credit Hours:2

Additional Electives

Select eight credits of music courses not completed above.

Total Credit Hours:8

Students must complete a minimum of 60 credits of unduplicated coursework to receive an AAS degree. 

Required General Education Courses

Communication

Course NumberTitleCredits
COM 220Intercultural Communication

3

Total Credit Hours:3

English

Select one course (3 credits) from below:

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENG 121English Composition I

3

ENG 122English Composition II

3

ENG 131Technical Writing I

3

Total Credit Hours:3

NOTE: Transfer students need to complete ENG 121 or ENG 122.

Mathematics

Course NumberTitleCredits
MAT 107Career Mathematics

3

or higher

Total Credit Hours:3

NOTE: Transfer students need to complete a (GT-MA1) course

Natural and Physical Sciences

Course NumberTitleCredits
PHY 105Conceptual Physics with Lab

4

Total Credit Hours:4

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Course NumberTitleCredits
PSY 101General Psychology I

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Required General Education Courses

Total Credit Hours:16

Total Credit Hours: 60

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