Contact Information: Program Office: 615-353-3390, E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
The mission of the Music Technology program is to provide a well-rounded curriculum of music-related technical, creative, and business courses designed to prepare students for a variety of employment opportunities within the music industry. The Music Technology Technical Certificate is designed to prepare students for entry-level opportunities in the recording and music industries. The requirements for earning the technical certificate may be fulfilled in one year.
Graduates of the program should possess the ability to:
Demonstrate proficiency with typical professional recording equipment and computer systems.
Demonstrate an understanding of the terminology and operations of the music and recording industries.
Apply critical thinking skills to resolve challenges in the workplace.
Function competently in entry-level music business and recording/audio positions.
Work effectively with others in a creative team environment.
Recording Engineer/Studio Operator
Independent Record Label Operator
This certificate is designed so that a student can apply all of the required courses toward a Nashville State A.A.S. degree. A student who plans to apply the certificate toward an A.A.S. degree should consult his/her advisor about articulation options.
Note: Any 10 Music Technology courses fulfill the required 30 credit hours to earn the Technical Certificate.
Cooperative work experience can be an important addition to a student’s formal classroom work. Co-op courses may substitute for technical courses with the prior approval of the Program Coordinator. The Career Employment Center will provide the correct course numbers.