Music Performance and Technology AAS

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!

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Music Performance and Technology AAS

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Description and Outcomes

Music Performance & Technology Core Requirements

Complete 2 credits of MUS-280
  • MUS-280
  • Music/CWE
  • 2
 
Complete 6 credits of MUP-150
  • MUP-150
  • Contemporary Music Ensemble
  • 1
 
Complete 6 credits of MUP-171-191 or MUP-171J-191J or MUP-171R-191R
 
Complete 6 credits of MUP-271-291 or MUP-271J-291J or MUP-271R-291R
 
Complete the following Music Performance & Technology Core Requirements
  • MUS-101
  • Music Fundamentals
  • 3
  • MUS-102
  • Music Fundamentals
  • 3
  • MUS-107
  • Introduction to Audio Recording I
  • 3
  • MUS-108
  • Introduction to Audio Recording II
  • 3
  • MUS-109
  • Introduction to Audio Recording III
  • 3
  • MUS-111
  • Music Theory I
  • 3
  • MUS-111L
  • Music Notation Software I
  • 1
  • MUS-112
  • Music Theory I
  • 3
  • MUS-112L
  • Music Notation Software I
  • 1
  • MUS-113
  • Music Theory I
  • 3
  • MUS-113L
  • Music Notation Software I
  • 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-140
  • Careers in Music
  • 3
  • MUS-141
  • Introduction to the Music Business
  • 3
  • MUS-142
  • Introduction to Electronic Music I: MIDI
  • 3
  • MUS-143
  • Introduction to Electronic Music II: Sequencing, Audio Looping, Sound EFX
  • 3
  • MUS-144
  • Introduction to Electronic Music III: Digital Audio
  • 3
  • MUS-148
  • Live Sound Engineering
  • 3
  • MUS-160
  • Songwriting I
  • 2
  • MUS-161
  • Songwriting II
  • 2
  • MUS-170
  • Introduction to Scoring Music for Media
  • 2
  • MUS-218
  • MPT Seminar I
  • 1
  • MUS-219
  • MPT Seminar II
  • 1
  • MUS-220
  • MPT Seminar III
  • 1
 

Computation Related Instruction

Complete MTH-050 or MTH-065 or higher level math
  • MTH-050
  • Technical Mathematics I
  • 4
  • MTH-065
  • Algebra II
  • 4
 

Communication Related Instruction

Complete WR-101 or WR-121
  • WR-101
  • Communication Skills: Occupational Writing
  • 3
  • WR-121
  • English Composition
  • 4
 

Human Relations Related Instruction

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

PE/Health/Safety Related Instruction

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

Program Electives

Complete 1-3 credits of Music Performance & Technology Program Electives. Please refer to the catalog for a complete list of Music Performance & Technology Program electives.
 

Business Skills Electives

Complete 3-4 credits of Music Business Skills Electives. Please refer to the catalog for a complete list of Music Business Skills electives.
 
Total Credits Required: 92-97