Mar 03, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Music Industry, AS (MUSI-AS)

Location(s): Capital, Middlesex

CT State Community College Catalog 2023-2024

  • New students enrolling for the first time in Fall 2023 will begin as students of Connecticut State Community College under this catalog. 
  • Continuing students from one of the 12 community colleges will be transitioned into a CT State program in this catalog as of the start of the Fall 2023 term.
  • The policies, courses and programs described are applicable as of the Fall 2023 term and may be updated as circumstances require.

The Music Industry Associate in Science Degree will provide students with a comprehensive experience and knowledge of the music industry for the purpose of immediate entry into the professional world and/or successful matriculation to a four-year music industry program.

Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of all requirements, graduates will be able to:

  • Apply a comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of managing musical artists and music institutions in an administrative/managerial function.
  • Apply a comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of managing and administrating commercial music/media institutions in sales, advertising, and publicity.
  • Operate and manage a complete recording studio.
  • Operate and execute all functions and processes involved in a recording project, from recording the artist, mixing and editing the music, to packaging compact disks for commercial distribution.
  • Produce professional quality studio music through the use of music technologies and music software.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in acoustic music theory.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in piano/keyboard skills.
  • Demonstrate a general knowledge of Western music.
  • Communicate effectively, think critically, reason scientifically and quantitatively, and employ a global perspective.

The program has an official articulation agreement with the University of Bridgeport.

Students may also transfer to other schools such as the University of New Haven, Berklee College of Music, etc. but official articulation agreements for these schools are not currently in place.

Total Credits: 62-63