• Music Technology

    Certificate

    The Music Technology certificate gives students the core skills needed to enter the sound and music production industry.

    PROGRAM OUTCOMES

    Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

    • complete recording projects illustrating competence in professional audio recording technologies and the ability to complete the production process using appropriate software/hardware,
    • complete recording projects that include elements of music and audio in digital format, including MIDI, sound sampling, synthesis, processing, editing, and mixing and display confidence in the use of associated software/hardware appropriate for these tasks in a professional setting;
    • produce a final recording project that demonstrates preparedness for entry Into a career related to music technology, and articulate how that project relates to professional opportunities in that field;
    • critically analyze and discuss multimedia works (their own or others) in the context of music history and/or theory,
    • demonstrate an awareness of ethical, legal, and business considerations involved when creating recorded audio works, including basic professional skills related to documentation and rights licensing for copyright, fair use, etc.

    CAREERS

    Careers include recording engineer, live sound engineer, media and sound post-production for internet companies, sound/music for video games, sound/media engineer for TV, recording/sound for advertising production, video post-production engineer, sound engineer for radio, video production engineer, film sound recording engineer, film post production for mixed media, film post production for sound only, film sound designer (FX), film foley artist, technical support for music production software companies, technical development for music production hardware and software and sound technical development for software companies.

    For more information contact Brian Rose, 503-594-3340 or brianr@clackamas.edu

    Music Technology Certificate

    FALL TERM Credits

    MUS-107 Introduction to Audio Recording I 3

    MUS-140 Careers in Music 3

    MUS-142 Introduction to Electronic Music I: MIDI 3

    WR-101 Communication Skills: Occupational Writing

    or WR-121 English Composition 3-4

    — — Music Technology program basics 3-4

    — — Music Technology program electives 2-4

    WINTER TERM Credits

    COMM-100* Basic Speech Communication

    or COMM-126 Communication Between the Sexes

    or COMM-140 Introduction to Intercultural Communication

    or COMM-218 Interpersonal Communication 3-4

    MTH-050 Technical Mathematics I

    or MTH-065 Algebra II (or higher level of math) 3-5

    MUS-108 Introduction to Audio Recording II 3

    MUS-141 Introduction to the Music Business 3

    MUS-143 Introduction to Electronic Music II: Sequencing & Sampling 3

    — — Music Technology program basics 3-4

    — — Music Technology program electives 2-4

    SPRING TERM Credits

    MUS-109 Introduction to Audio Recording III 3

    MUS-144 Introduction to Electronic Music III: Digital Audio 3

    — — Music Technology program basics 3

    — — Music Technology program electives 2

    Credits required for certificate 50-60

    *COMM-100 may be substituted by taking all of the following: COMM-100A, COMM-100B and COMM-100C

    MUSIC Technology program BASICS

    Complete nine credits from the following:

    COURSE Credits

    MUP-100 Individual Lessons: Non-Music Majors 1

    MUS-101 Music Fundamentals 3

    MUS-102 Music Fundamentals 3

    MUS-103 Music Fundamentals 3

    MUS-105 Music Appreciation 3

    MUS-111 Music Theory I 3

    MUS-112 Music Theory I 3

    MUS-113 Music Theory I 3

    MUS-131 Group Piano: Piano for Pleasure 1

    MUS-132 Group Piano: Piano for Pleasure 1

    MUS-133 Group Piano: Piano for Pleasure 1

    MUS-134 Group Voice: Anyone Can Sing 1

    MUS-135 Group Voice: Anyone Can Sing 1

    MUS-136 Group Voice: Anyone Can Sing 1

    MUS-137 Group Guitar I: Guitar for Dummies 1

    MUS-138 Group Guitar II 1

    MUS-205 Music Literature: History of Jazz 4

    MUS-206 Music Literature: History of Rock 4

    MUSIC technology program ELECTIVES

    Complete six credits from the following:

    COURSE Credits

    MUP-100 Individual Lessons: Non-Music Majors 1

    MUP-102 Wind Ensemble 2

    MUP-104 Pep Band/Combo-Improv 1

    MUP-105 Jazz Ensemble 3

    MUP-121 Clackamas Chorale 1

    MUP-122 Chamber Choir 3

    MUP-125 Voice Jazz Ensemble: Mainstream 3

    MUP-141 College Orchestra 1

    MUP-241 College Orchestra 1

    MUS-101 Music Fundamentals 3

    MUS-102 Music Fundamentals 3

    MUS-103 Music Fundamentals 3

    MUS-105 Music Appreciation 3

    MUS-130 Music & Media: Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll 1

    MUS-131 Group Piano: Piano for Pleasure 1

    MUS-132 Group Piano: Piano for Pleasure 1

    MUS-133 Group Piano: Piano for Pleasure 1

    MUS-134 Group Voice: Anyone Can Sing 1

    MUS-135 Group Voice: Anyone Can Sing 1

    MUS-136 Group Voice: Anyone Can Sing 1

    MUS-137 Group Guitar I: Guitar for Dummies 1

    MUS-138 Group Guitar II 1

    MUS-145 Introduction to Digital Sound, Video & Animation 3

    MUS-147 Music, Sound & Moviemaking 1

    MUS-148 Live Sound Engineering 3

    MUS-205 Music Literature: History of Jazz 4

    MUS-206 Music Literature: History of Rock 4

    MUS-247 Music, Sound & Moviemaking 3

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