Five Towns College 2022-2023 Catalog 
    
    Sep 26, 2022  
Five Towns College 2022-2023 Catalog

Performance, Audio Recording and Technology Concentration, Mus.B.


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HEGIS Code: 1004.00

Inventory of Registered Program Code: 90153

Program Overview

The comprehensive program in Performance provides both a common core of technical studies and foundation for specialized courses in the student’s major area of concentration. Music compositions selected from various styles, periods and composers provide the textual material for the program. A comparative survey of music literature in contrasting styles and media is utilized as an integral approach to the study of harmony, melody, rhythm, counterpoint, instrumentation, texture, and composition. Class performance of relevant music is encouraged and writing skills, aural skills, music analysis, and reading facility are developed in accordance with individual potential.

Concentration Component

Students in the Performance program select one of the following concentrations. The 24 credits in the selected concentration, together with the 30 credits in Common Core/Additional Liberal Arts and Sciences, 57 credits in Music Content Specialty and the 6 credits of Electives, constitute the 120-credit requirement for the Bachelor of Music degree.

Audio Recording TechnologyConcentration Overview

The Audio Recording Technology Concentration at Five Towns College is designed to provide students with the tools needed to succeed as professional engineers and producers of music for soundtracks in film and video productions. Students study the theory of sound, recording electronics, engineering procedures, music production techniques, and audio/video post production in a sequence of courses designed to develop practical and technical skills. The College’s industry grade recording studios, editing suites, and MIDI workstations provide students with a highly focused learning environment for both assigned and extracurricular recording projects.

Audio Recording Technology Concentration
AUD 101 - Audio Recording Theory; (3cr)  
AUD 102 - Audio Recording Techniques; (3cr)  
AUD 201 - Recording Studio Operations; (3cr)  
AUD 202 - Advanced Audio Production; (3cr)  
Audio Elective 300/400 Level; (12cr)  
Total Concentration Credits: 24

Courses below are required of all students in the Performance Program, Audio Recording Technology Concentration.

Program Requirements
ENG 101 - English Composition 1; (3cr)  
ENG 102 - English Composition 2; (3cr)  
Quantitative Competency Elective; (3cr)  
PSY 101 - General Psychology; (3cr)  
Scientific Competency Elective; (3cr)  
Diversity Competency Elective; (3cr)  
Oral Communication Competency Elective; (3cr)  
Total Common Core: 21
Applied Music Lessons and Ensembles
AML 141 - 442 - Applied Music Lesson 1 - 8; (16cr)  
Ensemble Elective; (12cr)  
Total Applied Music Lessons/Ensembles: 28
Music Content Specialty Courses
MUS 111 - Harmony 1; (3cr)      
MUS 112 - Harmony 2; (3cr)  
MUS 211 - Harmony 3; (3cr)  
MUS 212 - Harmony 4; (3cr)  
MUS 121 - Sight Singing 1; (1cr)             
MUS 122 - Sight Singing 2; (1cr)  
MUS 221 - Sight Singing 3; (1cr)  
MUS 222 - Sight Singing 4; (1cr)  
MUS 123 - Ear Training 1; (1cr)  
MUS 124 - Ear Training 2; (1cr)  
MUS 223 - Ear Training 3; (1cr)  
MUS 224 - Ear Training 4; (1cr)  
MUS 185 - Keyboard Skills 1; (1cr)  
MUS 186 - Keyboard Skills 2; (1cr)  
MUS 285 - Keyboard Skills 3; (1cr)  
MUS 286 - Keyboard Skills 4; (1cr)  
MUS 218 - Form and Analysis; (3cr)  
MUS 314 - Arranging; (2cr)  
Total Music Content Specialty: 29
Additional Liberal Arts and Sciences
Liberal Arts and Science Elective 300/400; (3cr)  
MUH 302 - Jazz History; (3cr)  
Music History Elective 100-200 Level; (3cr)  
Total Additional LAS: 9
Electives
General Elective; (9cr)  
Total Electives: 9
Juries and Recitals
Freshman Jury; (0cr)   
Sophomore Jury; (0cr)   
Junior Jury; (0cr)   
Senior Jury; (0cr)  
Senior Recital; (0cr)   
Total Juries/Recital: 0
Concentration Component
AUD 101 - Audio Recording Theory; (3cr)  
AUD 102 - Audio Recording Techniques; (3cr)  
AUD 201 - Recording Studio Operations; (3cr)  
AUD 202 - Advanced Audio Production; (3cr)  
Audio Elective 300/400 Level; (12cr)  
Total Concentration Component: 24
Total Program Credits: 120
Recommended Sequence of Courses
Course Name   Course Name
Semester 1   Semester 2
AML 141 - Applied Music Lesson 1; (2cr)     AML 142 - Applied Music Lesson 2; (2cr)  
AUD 101 - Audio Recording Theory; (3cr)     AUD 102 - Audio Recording Techniques; (3cr)  
ENG 101 - English Composition 1; (3cr)     ENG 102 - English Composition 2; (3cr)  
Ensemble Elective; (1cr)     Ensemble Elective; (1cr)  
MUS 111 - Harmony 1; (3cr)     MUS 112 - Harmony 2; (3cr)  
MUS 121 - Sight Singing 1; (1cr)     MUS 122 - Sight Singing 2; (1cr)  
MUS 123 - Ear Training 1; (1cr)     MUS 124 - Ear Training 2; (1cr)  
MUS 185 - Keyboard Skills 1; (1cr)     MUS 186 - Keyboard Skills 2; (1cr)  
Freshman Jury     Freshman Jury  
Total 15   Total 15
Semester 3   Semester 4
AML 241 - Applied Music Lesson 3; (2cr)     AML 242 - Applied Music Lesson 4; (2cr)  
AUD 201 - Recording Studio Operations; (3cr)     AUD 202 - Advanced Audio Production; (3cr)  
Ensemble Elective; (1cr)     Ensemble Elective; (1cr)  
Music History Elective 100-200 Level; (3cr)     MUS 212 - Harmony 4; (3cr)  
MUS 211 - Harmony 3; (3cr)     MUS 222 - Sight Singing 4; (1cr)  
MUS 221 - Sight Singing 3; (1cr)     MUS 224 - Ear Training 4; (1cr)  
MUS 223 - Ear Training 3; (1cr)     MUS 286 - Keyboard Skills 4; (1cr)  
MUS 285 - Keyboard Skills 3; (1cr)     Scientific Competency Elective; (3cr)  
Sophomore Jury     Sophomore Jury  
Total 15   Total 15
Semester 5   Semester 6
AML 341 - Applied Music Lesson 5; (2cr)     AML 342 - Applied Music Lesson 6; (2cr)  
Audio Elective 300/400 Level; (3cr)     Audio Elective 300/400 Level; (3cr)  
Ensemble Elective; (1cr)     Diversity Competency Elective; (3cr)  
Ensemble Elective; (1cr)     Ensemble Elective; (1cr)  
MUH 302 - Jazz History; (3cr)     Ensemble Elective; (1cr)  
MUS 314 - Arranging; (2cr)     MUS 218 - Form and Analysis; (3cr)  
Oral Communication Competency Elective; (3cr)     Quantitative Competency Elective; (3cr)  
Junior Jury     Junior Jury  
 Total 15   Total 16
Semester 7   Semester 8
AML 441 - Applied Music Lesson 7; (2cr)     AML 442 - Applied Music Lesson 8; (2cr)  
Audio Elective 300/400 Level; (3cr)     Audio Elective 300/400 Level; (3cr)  
Ensemble Elective; (1cr)     Ensemble Elective; (1cr)  
Ensemble Elective; (1cr)     Ensemble Elective; (1cr)  
General Elective; (3cr)     General Elective; (3cr)  
Liberal Arts and Science Elective 300/400; (3cr)     General Elective; (3cr)  
PSY 101 - General Psychology; (3cr)     Senior Recital  
Senior Jury      
Total 16   Total 13

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