Music is your life
Are you ready to be heard?
It’s all about that perfect moment – when the world melts away and you’re caught in the raw emotion of your music. If you’re obsessed with those perfect moments, if you thrive on creativity, rhythm and soul – this is where it begins. Hollywood. Music is in our blood and you are the heartbeat. The Associate of Science in Music Production Degree Program provides an education track for individuals who would like to expand their passion for music into the production of music for diverse media applications using today’s latest digital technology. The demand for original music content in all media continues to increase as the entertainment industry expands the use of online delivery of content and multi-media programming. The Music Production Degree Program’s curriculum presents the learner with comprehensive courses that focus on music theory, genres, composition, digital music production and recording and mixing and mastering for various media. Included with the creative aspects of music production are courses in entertainment business structure, industry conventions and intellectual property. These courses build a foundation for the student as a working professional in the entertainment industry. The degree’s content covers the many different procedures and applications found in the modern music production world. The goal is to provide the student with the knowledge and understanding of music production technology and the skills and concepts needed to qualify graduates for entry-level industry positions, such as music recording engineers, MIDI/digital audio workstation operators and programmers, music editors, music supervisors, music arrangers, composers for film, video games, multimedia content and a variety of other positions in the audio and entertainment industries. In addition to gaining technical proficiency, the students’ education will help develop critical-thinking, problem-solving and analytical skills that contribute to lifelong learning. Students leave the program with tools to help sustain a long and productive professional career in the entertainment and media industry.
The Associate of Science in Music Production program is 63 credit hours and 18 months in length. Students must earn a grade of 60% or higher in the following courses: Music Listening & Identification, Music Theory I and Music Theory II. Students must successfully complete all required courses with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0.