AA in Music Technology

Earn your Associate in Arts degree online with a major in Music Technology at Foothill College.

Associate Degree Requirements available as online courses:

  • English proficiency: ENGL 1A, ESLL 26 or equivalent.
  • Mathematics proficiency: MATH 105 or equivalent.

A minimum of 90 units required to include:

  • All General Education requirements (30 Units)
  • Core courses (35.5 Units)
  • Support courses (12 Units)
  • Additional electives may be necessary to meet the 90-unit minimum for the associate degree

NOTE: All courses pertaining to the major must be taken for a letter grade. In addition, a GPA of 2.0 or higher in all core and support courses for the degree.

The courses listed BELOW are offered as online courses. Please see Online Schedule of Classes for verification.

ONLINE COURSE TITLE UNITS
     
CORE COURSES (35.5 units)
MUS 9A MUSIC & MEDIA: EDISON TO HENDRIX 4
OR MUS 9B MUSIC & MEDIA: HENDRIX TO HIP-HOP 4
MUS 11A JAZZ & SWING 4
or MUS 11B FUNK, FUSION & HIP HOP 4
MUS 50A MUSIC BUSINESS 4
or MUS 50B ENTERTAINMENT LAW & NEW MEDIA 4
MUS 66A INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL AUDIO: PRO TOOLS 4
or MUS 82A PRO TOOLS 101: INTRODUCTION TO PRO TOOLS 4
MUS 66B REASON & PRO TOOLS 4
or MUS 66C PRO TOOLS & VIRTUAL INSTRUMENTS  
MUS 80A RECORDING STUDIO BASICS 4
or MUS 60A PRODUCING IN THE HOME STUDIO I 4
MUS 81A RECORDING STUDIO PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES 4
or MUS 60B PRODUCING IN THE HOME STUDIO II 4
MUS 81B SOUND DESIGN FOR FILM & VIDEO 3.5
MUS 81C MIXING AND MASTERING WITH PRO TOOLS 4
     
SUPPORT COURSES (12 units)
GID 45 DIGITAL SOUND, VIDEO & ANIMATION 4
MDIA 11 INTRO TO POPULAR CULTURE 4
MDIA 12 POPULAR CULTURE & U.S. HISTORY 4
MUS 4 COMPOSING & ARRANGING W/ SIBELIUS 4
MUS 9A * MUSIC & MEDIA: EDISON TO HENDRIX 4
MUS 9B * MUSIC & MEDIA: HENDRIX TO HIP-HOP 4
MUS 11A * JAZZ & SWING 4
MUS 11B * FUNK, FUSION & HIP HOP 4
MUS 11C SALSA & LATIN JAZZ 4
MUS 41 LIVE MUSIC PERFORMANCE WORKSHOP 2
MUS 50A * MUSIC BUSINESS 4
MUS 50B * ENTERTAINMENT LAW & NEW MEDIA 4
MUS 51 MUSIC PUBLISHING FOR SONGWRITERS 3.5
MUS 58A SONGWRITER'S WORKSHOP I 3.5
MUS 58B SONGWRITER'S WORKSHOP II 3.5
MUS 58C SONGWRITER'S WORKSHOP III 3.5
MUS 60A * PRODUCING IN THE HOME STUDIO I 4
MUS 60B * PRODUCING IN THE HOME STUDIO II 4
MUS 60C MASTERING, MARKETING & MANAGING yOUR MUSIC 4
MUS 66A * INTRO TO DIGITAL AUDIO: PRO TOOLS 4
MUS 66B * REASON & PRO TOOLS 4
MUS 66C* PRO TOOLS AND VIRTUAL INSTRUMENTS 4
MUS 66D MAKING MUSIC W/ APPLE IOS 4
MUS 80A * RECORDING STUDIO BASICS 4
MUS 81A* RECORDING STUDIO PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES 4
MUS 81B * SOUND DESIGN FOR FILM & VIDEO 3.5
MUS 81C* MIXING & MASTERING WITH PRO TOOLS 4
MUS 81D PRO TOOLS & PLUG INS I 4
MUS 81E PRO TOOLS & PLUG INS II 4
MUS 82A* PRO TOOLS 101: INTRO TO PRO TOOLS 4
MUS 82B PRO TOOLS 110: PRO TOOLS PRODUCTION I 4
MUS 82C PRO TOOLS 201: PRO TOOL PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES 4
MUS 82D PRO TOOLS 210M: MUSIC PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES 4
MUS 82E PRO TOOLS 210P: POST PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES 4
MUS 82F PRO TOOLS & GAME AUDIO 4
MUS 82G PRO TOOLS 310M: ADVANCED MUSIC PRODUCTION 4
MUS 83A INTRO TO MUSIC THERAPY 4
VART 81B SOUND DESIGN FOR FILM & VIDEO 3.5

* May be taken only once for credit (either Core or Support)

Based on 2013-2014 Curriculum Sheet. For a list of on-campus courses that satisfy degree requirements, visit the Programs webpage.