Aug 18, 2022  
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED 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,

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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