The Music Production concentration provides an education in the art and technology of music engineering and production. Combining theory and application, the program is both exciting and rigorous. Students receive instruction in recording, mixing, and editing, a foundation in the physics of sound, electricity and signal flow, and an in-depth survey of popular music fundamentals. Throughout the program students utilize world-class audio technology, including digital audio workstations such as AVID Pro Tools, plug-ins and other software, large format recording consoles, analog processors, microphones, and reference monitors. The program’s courses strengthen artistic and technological foundations and help develop the interpersonal skills crucial to success. To prepare for careers in the diverse audio industry, Music Production students participate in a variety of activities, including the recording and mixing of music, sound reinforcement for live events, and audio post-production.
Upon completing the Music Production degree program students will be able to:
PO 1 - Professionalism - Meet the social contract and professionalism expectations of employers and team members in a workplace environment.
PO 2 - Aural Knowledge - Evaluate sound and its aesthetic and technical characteristics.
PO 3 - Technical Knowledge - Demonstrate and apply knowledge of audio theory.
PO 4 - Delivering a Product - Produce audio as expected in an entry-level position.
PO 5 - Technical Skills - Evaluate and employ audio technology.
PO 6 - Knowledge of the Industry, Career Options, History - Demonstrate knowledge of the breadth, culture, and history of the audio industry.
PO 7 - Music Knowledge & Skills - Apply knowledge of music fundamentals, music industry culture, history, and style in professional practice.
PO 8 - Literacy - Demonstrate ability to research, organize, and present, and defend information.
Upon completion of the requirements for the dual-degree Master's of Business Administration program curriculum, students will be able to:
- Solve complex managerial issues.
- Integrate theories and practice to perform strategic analysis
- Demonstrate effective written forms of communication and oral business presentations
- Implement leadership skills to work effectively within diverse teams
- Analyze ethical responsibilities of businesses
- Apply quantitative and qualitative analysis, to management issues
|EH 105||College Writing||3|
|HE 111||The Husson Experience ***||1|
|MC 101||Introduction to Mass Communications||3|
|MC 400||Ethics in Media||3|
|VF 245||Photography I||3|
|Foreign Culture & Conversation Elective||3|
|Lab Science Elective (Must also qualify as a sustainability elective)||3-4|
|Math I Elective||4|
|Math II Elective||3|
|IT 121||Computer Applications for Digital Media||3|
|GV 245||Graphic Design I||3|
|MC 301||Career Preparation||1|
|VF 100||Intro to Video Production||3|
|Audio Engineering Music Production Core|
|AC 121||Principles of Accounting I||3|
|AE 100||Audio Engineering I||3|
|AE 101||Applied Audio Engineering I||2|
|AE 102||Music Structure and Style for Audio||3|
|AE 103||Intro To Live Sound Production||3|
|AE 104||Pro Tools 1||3|
|AE 200||Audio Engineering II||3|
|AE 201||Applied Audio Engineering II||3|
|AE 202||Intro To Music Production||3|
|AE 203||Sound Reinforcement Techniques I||3|
|AE 221||Intro to Post Production||3|
|AE 300||Technical Foundations of Audio Systems||3|
|AE 301||Hybrid Mixing Techniques||3|
|AE 302||Electronic Music Technology||3|
|AE 311||Applications of Effective Recording||3|
|AE 314||Pro Tools II Music||3|
|AE 411||Music Engineering & Production||3|
|AE 451||Advanced Music Engineering & Production||3|
|BA 101||Introduction to Business||3|
|BA 310||Organization and Management||3|
|GRADUATE LEVEL COURSES|
|BA 600||Research Methods in Business and Education||3|
|BA 601||Managerial Economics||3|
|BA 602||Managerial Accounting||3|
|BA 605||Management Communications||3|
|BA 620||Financial Management||3|
|BA 621||Marketing Management||3|
|BA 625||Global Strategic Management||3|
|BA 643||Strategic Change Management||3|
|Graduate Business Elective||6|
|AE 100*||3||AE 103*||3|
|AE 101*||2||AE 104*||3|
|AE 102*||3||MC 101||3|
|EH 105||3||VF 100||3|
|HE 111***||1||Math I Elective||4|
|AC 121||3||AE 202*||3|
|AE 200*||3||AE 300*||3|
|AE 201*||3||AE 301*||3|
|AE 203*||3||AE 311*||3|
|Math II Elective||3||BA 101||3|
|AE 302*||3||AE 221||3|
|AE 314*||3||BA 310||3|
|BA 211||3||VF 245||3|
|Literature Elective||3||Lab Science Elective (Must also qualify as a sustainability elective)||3-4|
|Psychological or Sociological Elective||3||Philosophical Elective||3|
|BA 600||3||AE 411*||3|
|BA 601||3||BA 602||3|
|CM 100||3||BA 605||3|
|Foreign Culture & Conversation Elective||3||GV 245||3|
|Historical Elective||3||MC 400||3|
|BA 620||3||AE 451*||3|
|BA 621||3||BA 625||3|
|BA 643||3||AE/GV/IT/MC/MK/VF/XR ELECTIVE||3|
|IT 331||3||Graduate Business Elective||3|
|MC 301||1||Graduate Business Elective||3|
|Total Hours: 152-153|
*A minimum of C+ must be earned for all required Audio Engineering course in the Music Production, Post Production, and Live Sound Production concentrations. Any required AE courses can only be repeated once. Failure to successfully achieve the required C+ upon two attempts will result in removal from the AE program.
May not be required for degree completion.