The VAPA Academy provides the highest quality artistic and technical education combined with scholarly research across disciplines.
|Course no.||Course title||Common core category||Credits|
|Common core requirements|
|EN 101 or
|English Composition I or
Writing for the New Media
|EN 102||English Composition II||I.A||3|
|MA 321||Mathematics in Contemporary Society||I.B||3|
|PH 140||Acoustics: The Physics of Sound||I.C||4|
|(2) Social Sciences or HI 100 series||II.A/II.D/ II.E||6|
|Choose one from MU 100 series||II.C||3|
|Musicianship/Music Theory* (Any sequence of two: MU 208/209; MU 209/231; MU 209/241; MU 231/241; MU 241/242)||6|
|MP 101||Introduction to the Recording Studio and MIDI||3|
|MP 102||Digital Music Sequencing||3|
|MP 103||Recording Techniques I: Studio Equipment||3|
|MP 204||Digital Sound Design||2|
|MP 205||Recording Techniques II: Studio Operation||3|
|MP 206||Virtual Instruments||3|
|MP 207||Microphones and Amplification Systems||1|
|MP 208||Digital Recording||3|
|MU 290||The Business of Music||3|
|MU||Choose any two: MU 312, 313 or 314 (1cr. each)||2|
|MU 400||Performance Series elective (any two, 1cr. each)||2|
|Total required credits||60|
|*Musicianship Placement: MU 208 (for students with minimal or no music background); placement into MU 209, 231, 241, 312 and 313 is determined by an evaluation of musicianship skills; 3 credits each.
**Advised Music elective list: MU 100 series, MU 210, 211, 231, 241, 242, 314, 321, 322, 331, 332, MU 400 series and MP 209, 210 and 900.
All students must complete two (2) WI designated courses to fulfill degree requirements.