Dec 10, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Recording and Audio Arts (B.A.)


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C. Graham Spice, Assistant Professor of Music
Ruebush Hall, Room 137, (540) 545-7285, [email protected]

The Bachelor of Arts in Recording and Audio Arts curriculum is designed for students who are interested in a broad general education while continuing to pursue their passion for music recording and sound technology. Students identify an area of emphasis which may include music recording, sound reinforcement, songwriting or other areas of individual interest. 

1st Year - Fall


Total: 16.5 credits


1st Year - Spring


Total: 15 credits


2nd Year - Fall


Total: 3 credits


Total: 15.5 credits


2nd Year - Spring


Pre-emphasis Elective


Select one:

Total: 13.5 - 15.5 credits


Emphasis Options (3rd and 4th Year)


Sound Reinforcement Emphasis


Total: 18 credits


Total: 18 credits


Songwriting Emphasis


Total: 28 credits


4th Year - Fall


4th Year - Spring


Total: 120 credits


*Minimum grade of “C” required.

Open Conservatory Electives may not include applied major lessons or additional MPRT coursework (beyond what is required above).  Electives may include applied minor lessons (with audition) and any other music, theatre, dance or PALM courses where prerequisites have been met.

(ALT) Offered on alternating schedule; consult with advisor.

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