Electronic Music, A Music Technology Option


The Electronic Music option introduces students to the history, equipment and techniques of composing, arranging and performing music using electronic technology. Students learn theory and have hands-on experience with analog and digital technology, MIDI and General MIDI sampling, sound output systems and tape recording. Students also use computer technology to create electronic music and learn techniques and application of software programs dealing with music recording, notation, sound editors and sound libraries. All students must pass a Music Theory Placement Exam or register for MUS 011 Basic Musicianship and MUS 176 Aural Comprehension during their first semester. Students are also strongly encouraged to register for MUS 152 Piano I. Please contact the department to schedule an advisement meeting and theory placement exam.

Any student who receives a grade of “D” in any music core course must repeat the course and is required to see the Music department chairperson before registering for their next semester.


Music Technology, Associate in Science Degree

These specialized career programs are designed to prepare students for entry into the job market or to continue their studies at four-year colleges or universities.