A.S. in Recording Technology
The Recording Technology Degree Program is a hands-on, career education program which develops critical skills in audio engineering, live sound reinforcement, sound or film, television and gaming. The program teaches the audio basics necessary to engineer any kind of music and sound, from rock concerts to classical recordings, movie scenes to video games. Acceptance into the Recording Technology Degree Program is by interview only.
This degree requires meeting the Citrus College General Education and proficiency requirements combined with successful completion (grades of “C” and above) of the following major requirements:
|Required prerequisite courses: 1|
|REC 100||Survey of Entertainment Technology||4|
|REC 103||Introduction to Audio Engineering||4|
|REC 140||Music Theory for Engineers||3|
|Required audio courses:|
|REC 105||Fundamentals of Audio Technology||4|
|REC 115||Recording Studio Workshop I||4|
|REC 205||Advanced Audio Technology||4|
|REC 215||Recording Studio Workshop II||4|
|Required digital audio courses:|
|REC 125||Digital Audio Technology I||3|
|REC 225||Digital Audio Technology II||4|
|Other required courses:|
|REC 135||Live Sound Reinforcement||4|
|REC 145||Critical Listening Skills for Engineers||3|
|REC 235||Acoustics for Engineers||3|
|REC 245||Music Business/ Audio Careers||3|
Units do not count towards degree major preparation
A.S. Degree Level Student Learning Outcomes
Students completing the Recording Technology A.S. Degree will:
- Exhibit proficiency in technical operation, communication, and production in the recording studio.
- Demonstrate proficiency in cross-platform computer operation and use of multiple software applications.
- Successfully integrate as professionals into the entertainment industry by demonstrating competency in music business, acoustics, critical listening and live sound reinforcement.