Music Performance and Technology

Music Department | AAS - Associate of Applied Science Degree | 2 years

Earn a degree in Music Performance and Technology from Clackamas Community College and learn musical performance, audio technology and the music industry business.

Want to make your mark in contemporary music? The Music Performance and Technology degree provides skills in musicianship and performance, technical training in recording, digital audio and studio production, as well as the business skills necessary for an entrepreneurial musical career. You'll gain the experience necessary to choose your own path, whether it's owning a business, performing musically, utilizing technical skills and more!

Music Performances at CCC

We offer many opportunities to hear live music performances by students, faculty and many others. Please join us and support local musicians by attending one of our many events!

Music Performance and Technology

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Description and Outcomes

Music Performance & Technology Core Requirements

Complete 2 credits of MUS-280
  • MUS-280
  • Music/CWE
  • 2
 
Complete the following Music Performance & Technology Core Requirements
  • MUS-101
  • Music Fundamentals
  • 3
  • MUS-102
  • Music Fundamentals
  • 3
  • MUS-127
  • Keyboard Skills I
  • 2
  • MUS-128
  • Keyboard Skills I
  • 2
  • MUS-129
  • Keyboard Skills I
  • 2
  • MUS-140
  • Careers in Music
  • 3
  • MUS-107
  • Intro to Audio Recording I
  • 3
  • MUS-108
  • Intro to Audio Recording II
  • 3
  • MUS-109
  • Intro to Audio Recording III
  • 3
  • MUS-148
  • Live Sound Engineering
  • 3
  • MUS-141
  • Intro to the Music Business
  • 3
  • MUS-142
  • Intro to Electronic Music I
  • 3
  • MUS-144
  • Electronic Music III
  • 3
  • MUS-111L
  • Music Notation Software I
  • 1
  • MUS-112L
  • Music Notation Software I
  • 1
  • MUS-113L
  • Music Notation Software I
  • 1
  • MUS-143
  • Electronic Music II
  • 3
  • MUS-160
  • Songwriting I
  • 2
  • MUS-161
  • Songwriting II
  • 2
  • MUS-170
  • Intro-Scoring Music for Media
  • 2
 

Computation Related Instruction

Complete MTH-050 or MTH-065
  • MTH-050
  • Technical Mathematics I
  • 3
  • MTH-065
  • Algebra II
  • 4
 

Communication Related Instruction

Complete WR-101 or WR-121
  • WR-121
  • English Composition
  • 4
  • WR-101
  • Commun. Skills: Occup Writing
  • 3
 

Human Relations Related Instruction

Complete COMM-100
  • COMM-100
  • Basic Speech Communication
  • 3
 

PE/Health/Safety Related Instruction

Complete at least 1 credit. Please refer to page 82 of the catalog for a list of approved Related Instruction Courses.
 

Program Electives

Complete 8-10 credits of Music Performance & Technology Program Electives. Please refer to the catalog for a complete list of Music Performance & Technology Program electives.
 

Music Perform & Tech Contemporary Music Ensemble

Complete 11 credits of MUP-171-191 or MUP-171J-191J
 
Complete 6 credits of Contemporary Music Music Ensemble
  • MUP-150
  • Contemporary Music Ensemble
  • 1
 
Total Credits Required: 91