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Recording Arts

Working in the field of music

 

Recording arts Curriculum


Associate of Arts in Recording Arts Degree:

For this degree, a total of 60 degree-applicable units are required. Complete 27 units of major coursework from below as well as the General Education requirements. Consult the LMC Catalog for General Education Requirements and elective options at www.losmedanos.edu/catalog.

 

Certificate of Achievement:

For the Certificate of Achievement in Recording Arts, complete 27 units of major coursework – see below for a sample schedule. This certificate curriculum is provided as a sample guide showing what a student's schedule may look like. There is no guarantee that all classes will be offered each semester or that space will be available.

 

Typical Sequence – 4 semesters

Fall

 

(9 units)

RA-010

Introduction to Recording Arts

(3 units)

RA-012

Sound Reinforcement

(3 units)

RA-015

Music Fundamentals for Audio Professionals

(3 units)

 

 

 

Spring

 

(8 units)

RA-20

Recording Arts II

(3 units)

RA-021

The Role of the Producer (Basic Session Producing)

(2 units)

RA-025

Basic Tracking Sessions

(3 units)

 

 

 

Fall

 

(4 units)

RA-030

Recording Arts III

(3 units)

RA-032

Recording Arts Workshop

(1 units)

 

 

 

Spring

 

(6 units)

RA-035

ProTools Production and Editing

(3 units)

RA-040

Recording Arts IV

(3 units)

 

 

TOTAL   (27 units)

 

Typical Sequence – 3 semesters + Summer

Spring*

 

(8 units)

RA-010

Introduction to Recording Arts

(3 units)

RA-015

Music Fundamentals for Audio Professionals

(3 units)

RA-021

The Role of the Producer (Basic Session Producing)

(2 units)

 

 

 

Summer

 

(3 units)

RA-020

Recording Arts II

(3 units)

 

 

 

Fall

 

(7 units)

RA-012

Sound Reinforcement

(3 units)

RA-030

Recording Arts III

(3 units)

RA-032

Recording Arts Workshop

(1 units)

 

 

 

Spring

 

(9 units)

RA-025-

Basic Tracking Sessions

(3 units)

RA-035-

ProTools Production and Editing

(3 units)

RA-040-

Recording Arts IV

(3 units)

 

 

TOTAL   (27 units)

 

*Note: Since RA-010, 020, 030 and 040 must be taken in sequence and are not offered every semester, the 3 semester (plus summer) scheme must begin in Spring.

 

RA-033, Summer Recording Workshop, requires prior or concurrent enrollment in RA-020. The prerequisite for this is RA-010.