Five Towns College 2022-2023 Catalog 
    
    Feb 06, 2023  
Five Towns College 2022-2023 Catalog

Business Management Program, Audio Recording Technology Concentration, A.A.S.


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HEGIS Codes: 5004.00

Inventory of Registered Program Code: 79138


Business Management Program Overview

The A.A.S. degree program in Business Management with the concentrations in Audio Recording Technology, Management, Marketing, and Music Entertainment and Industry Studies  is intended for those students who wish to enter the business world directly after completion of their studies at the College.

Students who pursue the Business Management program can seek job situations as advertising assistants, assistant buyers, assistant credit managers, and other entry-level positions in retail chain organizations, wholesale firms, and other business enterprises such as broadcasting and data processing.

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree

The Associate in Applied Science Degree is designed for students preparing for entry into the business or professional world directly after completion of their course of study. These programs include both professional skills and liberal arts/general education courses.

Concentration Component

Students in the Business Management Program select one of the following concentrations. The 12 credits in the selected concentration, together with the 21 credits in the Common Core, and 24 credits in Business Management Content Specialty Courses, and 3 credits in Liberal Arts and Sciences constitute the 60-credit requirement for the Associate of Applied Science in Business Management.

Audio Recording Technology Concentration 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)  
Total Concentration Credits: 12

The courses below are required of all students in the Business Management, Audio Recording Technology Concentration. 

Program Requirements
Common Core
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
Business Management Content Specialty
BUS 101 - Accounting 1; (3cr)        
BUS 111 - Business Organization and Management; (3cr)  
BUS 121 - Business Law 1; (3cr)  
BUS 151 - Business Communication; (3cr)  
BUS 211 - Principles of Management; (3cr)  
BUS 241 - Principles of Marketing; (3cr)  
BUS 244 - Advertising; (3cr)  
COM 101 - Computers in Business; (3cr)  
Total Business Content Specialty: 24
Additional Liberal Arts and Sciences
ECO 101 - Macroeconomics; (3cr)  or ECO 102 - Microeconomics; (3cr)  
Total Additional LAS: 3
Concentration Concomponent
AUD 101 - Audio Recording Theory; (3cr)     
AUD 102 - Audio Recording Techniques; (3cr)  
AUD 201 - Recording Studio Operations; (3cr)  
AUD 202 - Advanced Audio Production; (3cr)  
Total Concentration Component: 12
Total Program Credits: 60
Recommended Sequence of Courses
Course Name Course Name
Semester 1 Semester 2
AUD 101 - Audio Recording Theory; (3cr)   AUD 102 - Audio Recording Techniques; (3cr)  
BUS 111 - Business Organization and Management; (3cr)   BUS 151 - Business Communication; (3cr)  
BUS 121 - Business Law 1; (3cr)   BUS 211 - Principles of Management; (3cr)  
COM 101 - Computers in Business; (3cr)   ENG 102 - English Composition 2; (3cr)  
ENG 101 - English Composition 1; (3cr)   Quantitative Competency Elective; (3cr)  
Total 15 Total 15
Semester 3 Semester 4
AUD 201 - Recording Studio Operations; (3cr)   AUD 202 - Advanced Audio Production; (3cr)  
BUS 101 - Accounting 1; (3cr)   BUS 244 - Advertising; (3cr)  
BUS 241 - Principles of Marketing; (3cr)   Scientific Competency Elective; (3cr)  

ECO 101 - Macroeconomics; (3cr)  or 

ECO 102 - Microeconomics; (3cr)  

Diversity Competency Elective; (3cr)  
PSY 101 - General Psychology; (3cr)   Oral Communication Competency Elective; (3cr)  
Total 15 Total 15

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