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Performing Arts

Audio Technology Curriculum

First Year (30 total credits)

First Semester

3 – AUD 1850 Introduction to Audio Technology

3 – MATH 1020 Business Calculus I1

1 – MUSC 1010 Beginning Class Piano2

3 – PA 1010 Introduction to Performing Arts

4 – PHYS 2070 General Physics I and

      PHYS 2090 General Physics I Lab

or

4 – PHYS 1220: Physics with Calculus I and

     PHYS 1240: Physics Lab

1 – Elective

15 Credits

Second Semester

3 – AUD 2850 Acoustics of Music

3 – ENGL 1030 Composition and Rhetoric

1 – PA 2790 Performing Arts Practicum I

4 – PHYS 2080 General Physics II and

      PHYS 2100 General Physics II Lab

or

4 - PHYS 2210 Physics with Calculus II and

      PHYS 2230 Physics Lab

4 – Elective

15 credits

Second Year (31 total credits)

First Semester

3 – AUD 2800 Sound Reinforcement

3 – AUD 3800 Audio Engineering I

3 – MUSC 1420 Music Theory 13

1 – MUSC 1430 Aural Skills I3

3 – PA 2010 Career Planning & Professional Development

3 – Modern Language Requirement4

16 credits

Second Semester

3 – AUD 3850 Advanced Live Sound Reinforcement or 

     AUD 3860 Electronic Composition & Sound Design

3 – MUSC 2100 Music in the Western World

3 – Modern Language Requirement4

3 – Social Science Requirement5

3 – Elective

15 credits

Third Year (31 total credits)

First Semester

3 – AUD 2790 Audio Practicum

1 – PA 2800 Performing Arts Practicum II

3 – PA 3010 Principles of Arts Administration

3 – Minor Requirement

3 – Music History Requirement6

3 – Social Science Requirement5

16 credits

Second Semester

3 – AUD 4800 Audio Engineering II

3 – COMM 2500 Public Speaking

3 – MUSC 3180 History of Audio Technology

3 – Arts and Humanities – Literature Requirement5

3 – Minor Requirement

15 credits

Fourth Year (29 total credits)

First Semester

3 – PA 4010 Capstone Project7

3 – Minor Requirement

3 – Music History Requirement6

5 – Elective

14 credits

Second Semester

3 – PA 3990 Internship

3 – Major Requirement8

6 – Minor Requirement

3 – Elective

15 credits

Notes

1 MATH 1060 or 1070 may be substituted.

2 Audio Technology students may demonstrate piano competence at the MUSC 1010 level with a competency test and not have to take the class. Students will still be responsible for this hour of credit by substituting another class.

3 Students minoring in music must also take MUSC 1440/MUSC 1450.

4 Students must complete through 2020 in a modern language. See Modern Languages Requirement at Clemson University statement.

5 See General Education Requirements.

6 Select from MUSC 3080, MUSC 3090, MUSC 3110, MUSC 3120, MUSC 3130, MUSC 3140, MUSC 3170, MUSC 4150 or MUSC 4160.

7 Audio students must pass AUD 4800 with a C or better before enrolling in PA 4010.

8 Select any 3000- or 4000-level MUSC course.

Note: Audio Concentration majors must earn a C or better in all required AUD, MUSC and PHYS courses, including those satisfying the music requirement and music history requirement.