Music Recording Technology, Certificate

Certificate
Campuses: Loudoun

This curriculum is designed for individuals who wish to set up their own studio or seek employment as music recording technicians. Occupational objectives include development for positions as assistants and aides in recording studios, broadcast studios, myriad other recording enterprises, and countless private studios in the recording industry. Training in digital audio is emphasized using industry standard software.

Recommended Preparation Information

A personal interview with a program faculty member.

Course Curriculum

Below is a table that shows the courses needed to satisfy this program. Please speak with an advisor to ensure you meet your program requirements.

One Year Credits
1st Semester
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
MTH 154 Quantitative Reasoning 3
MUS 130 Overview of the Recording Industry 1
MUS 140 Introduction to Recording Techniques 3
MUS 157 Sound Studio Design 3
MUS 158 Recording Studio Electronics: Theory and Maintenance 3
1SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
Total 17
2nd Semester
BUS 165 Small Business Management 3
2CST Elective 3
MUS 179 Music Copyright Law 1
MUS 227 Editing and Mixdown Techniques 3
MUS 235 Advanced Recording Techniques 3
MUS 288 Recording Problems Seminar 2
PSY 120 Human Relations 3
Total 18
3rd Semester
MUS 290 Coordinated Internship 3
Total 3
Total credits for the Certificate = 38
One Year Credits
1st Semester
ENG
111
3
MTH
154
3
MUS
130
1
MUS
140
3
MUS
157
3
Recording Studio Electronics: Theory and Maintenance
MUS
158
3
1SDV
100
1
Total 17
2nd Semester
BUS
165
3
Elective
2CST
3
MUS
179
1
MUS
227
3
MUS
235
3
MUS
288
2
PSY
120
3
Total 18
3rd Semester
Coordinated Internship
MUS
290
3
Total 3
Total credits for the Certificate = 38

1 May take SDV 100 or the SDV 101 Orientation section related to their particular program.

2 Select from the following: CST 110, CST 115, CST 126, CST 227, and CST 229.

Join Our Community

Starting at NOVA is a smart decision. Both traditional and non-traditional learners can select from a wide variety of offerings. Get in touch today.

*Indicates Required Field