Music (B.A.) (2003)

Administered by: Department of Music

Effective: Fall, 2003

Audio-Video Recording Track

In addition to 53 credits of general education requirements and the requirements of the major, students choose electives to complete the 120-credit requirement of the university for a bachelor of arts degree.

Assessment Criteria and Procedures: Students will submit a cumulative portfolio, which will exhibit the breadth and depth of their experiences throughout their studies at the university. Summaries of the three required internships and a log of the work required for the audio-video recording concentration are to be included. The faculty member supervising the internship experiences will review the portfolio to determine that the student has a sufficient variety and content of experiences to be both current and successful in the workplace. Required courses include:

General Education

27.271 Media Operations

35.210 Theory I

35.211 Theory II

54.104 Elementary Electronics

54.106 The Science of Sound (Acoustics)

Music Theory

35.201 Sight Singing

35.411 Theory VI - Orchestration

Choose one of the following two courses

35.300 Theory III
35.301 Theory IV
Music History

35.105 Music Literature

35.305 Special Topics in Music Education (World Music)

35.322 Music History: 1750 to Present

Choose from the following three courses:

35.321 Music History to 1750
35.324 American Music
35.327 Survey of Popular Music
Ensemble Participation

A total of six semesters of the student's choice (vocal or instrumental) are required. At least two semesters must be at one credit per semester; remaining four semesters are at one or zero credit:

35.106/306 Maroon and Gold Band (Marching in fall, Concert in spring)

35.107/307 University-Community Orchestra

35.108/308 Concert Choir

35.109/309 Women's Choral Ensemble

35.110/310 Husky Singers (male chorus)

35.111/311 Chamber Singers

35.112/312 Jazz Ensemble

35.170/370 Chamber Orchestra

Applied Study

35.204 Class Piano I or appropriate level

Choose one of the following two sets of options that total four credits:

35.205 Class Piano II and 35.212 Class Piano III (or Class Piano II and 2 semesters 35.235 at one credit or Class Piano III and two semesters of 35.235 at one credit, or four semesters 35.235 at one credit)

Four semesters of voice or instrument at one credit per semester

Recording Specialization

35.219 Basic Audio Recording

35.332 Audio Recording II

35.333 Audio Recording Lab (elect twice at one credit)

All Audio-Video majors must complete three internship experiences. These internships are an integral part of the degree program, providing professional experience in the student's field. During these experiences, students represent the university to the business community. Their work ethic, attitude and professionalism are a direct reflection upon the music department.

35.497 Internship I (Basic workshop, summer after first year, fee to studio required).

35.497 Internship II (summer after second year)

35.497 Internship III (summer after third year)

All Audio-Video majors are required to act as recording technicians for events sponsored by the Music Department as specified by the adviser. The requirement is for a minimum of three events each semester.