B.S. in Music (Music Recording Technology)

The Music Recording Technology program is designed for students who desire a career in audio engineering, music recording, audio equipment design, sound reinforcement, broadcasting, audio sales, or studio maintenance. Students completing the four year degree program including one summer earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Music which emphasizes audio recording. The combining of audio recording with music ensures that graduates are well prepared for successful employment in the music and entertainment industries.

Course Title Hours
Major Ensemble, Band/Choir/Orchestra, (4 years, first two consecutive years must be in related ensembles)   8
Major Performance 107-407 14
Minor Performance PIA or VOI* 103/105 and PIA or VOI 104/106 2
Music 119-120, 121-122, 204, 211-212 w/lab, 222-233, 305-306, 311, 401, 407-408 30
Music Recording Technology 225-226, 325-326,327,425-426,427, 429 21
English 101-102 6
History 106 3
Humanities 201, Humanities Elective 6
Mathematics 110 3
Physical Education   2
Behavioral, Social, and Natural Sciences Sociology 205, Sociology Elective 9
Electives 15
Communications 103 3
University 101 1
Total Credit Hours   123

All required major courses are to be taken at Hampton University and passed with a grade of "C" or better.

Exit requirements include Junior Comprehensive and Senior Recital or Thesis.

*VOI (Voice) is required for students with a Piano or Organ emphasis and Piano for all others.