Music Industry: Music Recording (Minor)

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The Music Recording minor includes introductory music history and music theory courses as well as sound recording and commercial music production courses. 

Course Requirements

Course Title Quarter Hours
MUS 107GUIDE TO MUSIC THEORY4
MUS 100UNDERSTANDING MUSIC4
or MUS 277 GUIDE TO MUSIC THEORY II
REC 200INTRODUCTION TO SOUND RECORDING TECHNOLOGY2
REC 216PRO TOOLS AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE RECORDING STUDIO4
REC 307COMMERCIAL MUSIC PRODUCTION4
Select one of the following:4
COMPOSITION AND SOUND ART FOR NON-MUSIC MAJORS
ROCK MUSIC-THE BEATLES: MUSIC,AESTHETICS AND CULTURE
ROCK MUSICS OF THE WORLD
ROCK COMPOSITION
MUSIC OF THE WORLD'S PEOPLE
MUSIC OF THE UNITED STATES SINCE 1900
WOMEN AND MUSIC
CONTEMPORARY MUSICAL IMPROVISATION: SCRATCH ORCHESTRA
WHAT WERE THE BLUES? 1920-1960
THAT HIGH LONESOME SOUND: BLUEGRASS 1936-1972
INTRODUCTION TO SONGWRITING
COMMUNITY AUDIO ART PRODUCTION
TRENDS IN 20TH CENTURY ART AND MUSIC
JAZZ
POPULAR MUSIC OF AFRICA
OPERA
LOVE SONGS
CINEMATIC SOUNDS: THE ROLE OF MUSIC IN FILM
MUSICAL ENCOUNTERS OF THE PORTUGUESE EMPIRE
ELECTRONICS FOR MUSICIANS
EDM AND THE ART OF ELECTRONIC MUSIC

A maximum of six ensemble credits may be applied to the additional courses requirement. In addition, credit will be given for musicianship courses taken as a former music major. 

Students who take both MUS 107 and MUS 277 are eligible to take COM 313, offered during fall or winter quarter.

Students majoring in Music are restricted from earning this minor. ​