Music Technology Core

The music technology core, in combination with arranging, ear training, conducting, harmony, and tonal harmony and counterpoint courses, will provide you with a broad-based musical vocabulary, important skills for your major studies, and a well-rounded musical background. For those who feel that they already have a strong background in music technology, we provide an opportunity to test out of MTEC-111: Introduction to Music Technology.

View a glossary of terms used in Introduction to Music Technology.

Entrance Requirements

Required of all students.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will:

  1. Use their laptop, the wireless network, and an online learning management system to manage their course work;
  2. Configure and troubleshoot the basic MIDI and audio capabilities in a laptop music system;
  3. Identify and use different types of software electronic instruments;
  4. Record and edit audio using their laptop computer;
  5. Produce instrumental, electronic arrangements using music production software;
  6. Distribute their music productions using standard formats;
  7. Understand and use basic music technology terminology; and
  8. Recognize and discuss basic music production techniques.
Curriculum and Courses
  • MTEC-111: Introduction to Music Technology