The Music and Sound Technology program prepares students for careers in sound recording/reinforcement/post-production and music as musicians and technicians. Three specializations are available within the program: Audio Engineering Technology, Music Performance and Sound, and Sound Technology. The program provides an understanding of, and an appreciation for, the subtleties and aesthetics of sound and music and an opportunity to receive solid training in the technology used for music recording, reinforcement, and post-production, including mastering. The Audio Engineering specialization provides an articulated pathway into Valencia’s B.S.E.C.E.T.
Because of the additional time required in recording sessions in MUM 2600C, MUM 2606C, MUM 2607C, and MUM 2790L, as well as in post-production projects in MUM 2640C , students are encouraged to complete the general educatio requirements before enrolling in these couses.
Students should contact the Music Department on East Campus for proper Ensemble and Performance placement.
Students are strongly encouraged to consult a Career Program Advisor in the department office for assistance in determining the best education plan for their career goals.
Although scheduling may not always provide for the following progression of courses, students should use the foundation, intermediate and advanced course sequence as a guide in program planning.
All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements and satisfactorily complete all mandatory courses in reading, student success, mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes in which the student is placed.