Bass Guitar Degree

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    Bass Associate Degree Program

     

     

    Bass Degree Program



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    Bass Program Music College

    Push Your Bass Skills to the Next Level

    Our Bass Guitar Programs offer the instructional environment needed for students to develop their technical and musical talents playing the bass.

    We give bass students the opportunity to acquire the skills to advance their musical aptitude and gain knowledge in the field of recording and engineering.

    We accomplish this through:

    • Class and practical application instruction
    • Lab instruction
    • Live clinics that feature some of today's most well-known engineers, producers, and music industry professionals

    Our coursework helps students gain the real-world skills needed to succeed in the music industry.

    About Our Music and Technology Program

    Receiving your Bass Music Technology Associates Degree or Certificate from our accredited music school will provide you with the skills and opportunities needed to make it in the music industry.

    AIMM offers the following options for bassists:

    Our focused curriculum is only 12 months long for full-time students to complete and earn their certificate and 18 months to complete an associate degree! These programs are intense, combining classroom experiences and performance opportunities at every level.

    Bass students will be provided with the instructional environment necessary to improve both their musical and technical skills. 

    Bass students will learn business concepts, musical structure, technical knowledge, and an entrepreneurial mindset that is needed to reach their goals and establish a career.

    Just Want to Elevate Your Bass Skill?

    If you're not interested by the music production components of the M&T Degree, check out the Performance Certificate in Bass. It strictly focuses on elevating your guitar skill and performance abilities.

    If you decide later on you'd like to learn music production, all of your completed performance courses automatically count toward the Music and Technology Associate Degree!

    If your application is accepted, you'll be required to complete an entrance exam and submit a video submission. Learn more about AIMM's Admission Process here.

    The Music and Technology Associate Degree: Bass Concentration is $36,190.00.

    The Online Certificate in Music and Technology: Bass Concentration is $13,860.00.

    The Bass Performance Certificate is $13,860.00.

    *Financial aid is available for students that qualify.

    AIMM's address is: 2875 Breckinridge Blvd #700, Duluth, GA 30096.

    Phone Number: (770) 242-7717

    Music and Technology Associate Degree: Bass Concentration

    This program can be completed in 18 months of accelerated studies, 24 months of full-time enrollment, or 30 months of ¾ time enrollment.

    Online Certificate in Music and Technology: Bass Concentration

    The program can be completed in 12 months (4 quarters) of full-time enrollment, or 24 months (8 quarters) of part-time enrollment.

    Bass Performance Certificate

    The bass performance certificate can be completed in 12 months (4 quarters) of ¾ time enrollment.

    Learn From the Very Best

    The Atlanta Institute of Music and Media employs professional bass instructors to teach our curriculum. 

    They are at the forefront of research and performance in their fields.

    Our professional bass faculty combine their real-world experience with classroom curriculum to provide students with a well-rounded music education.

    Their work experience, certifications, and degrees provide them with the background to teach the demanding, yet rewarding bass performance curriculum.

    Our Graduates Work With the Best

    Some of the musical artists and companies our graduates have worked with:

    Artists:

    • Kandi 
    • Snoop Dogg 
    • Brandy 
    • Ludacris
    • Ciara
    • Beyonce 
    • Steve Vai
    • Rick Ross 
    • Justin Bieber
    • Mary J. Blige 
    • Childish Gambino
    • Mariah Carey 
    • Lil Uzi Vert
    • Rachel Platten

    Companies:

    • Honeywell
    • Nickelodeon
    • Cartoon Network 
    • Comcast
    • Aflac

    Join Successful Alumni

    AIMM has assisted many alumni in finding successful and sustainable music careers. Three alumni we want to highlight include:

    Kesha Lee - Engineer

    Kesha Lee is an engineer who earned a Grammy for her work on Childish Gambino's song, This is America

    Tosin Abasi - Animals as Leaders

    Tosin is a phenomenal guitarist. He founded the band, Animals as Leaders, and even has his own line of guitars.

    KEYZBABY - Producer

    Jay Foye, aka KEYZBABY, is an AIMM alumni that co-produced the current #1 song in America, WAP.

    What will you be able to accomplish once you graduate from AIMM?

    Bass Guitar Program Curriculums

    Music and Technology Associate Degree: Bass Concentration
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    Associate of Applied Science in Music and Technology

    Instrument-Specific Technical Courses

    Course Number Course Title Credits
    BAS130   Reading I
    1
    BAS230   Reading II
    1
    BAS330   Reading III
    1
    BAS430   Reading IV
    1
    BAS120   Scales I 
    1
    BAS220   Scales II 
    1
    BAS320   Scales III 
    1
    BAS420   Scales IV
    1
    Number of Instrument-Specific Credits Required 8

    Interdisciplinary Technical Courses

    Course Number Course Title Credits
    INT100   Performance I
    4
    INT200   Performance II
    4
    INT300   Performance III
    4
    INT400   Performance IV
    4
    INT301   Studio Performance III
    4
    INT401   Studio Performance IV
    4
    INT105   Skills Lab
    1
    INT145   Music Theory Essentials I
    3
    INT245   Music Theory Essentials II
    3
    INT495   Music Business
    1
    Number of Interdisciplinary Credits Required 32

     

    Recording and Engineering Technical Courses

    Course Number Course Title Credits
    RCD100   Pro Tools 101
    2
    RCD130   MIDI: Synthesis & Sequencing
    4
    RCD140   Introduction to Audio Production I
    3
    RCD200   Pro Tools 110
    2
    RCD240   Introduction to Audio Production II
    3
    Number of Recording Technical Credits Required 14

     

    Elective Courses

    Course Number Course Title Credits
    BAS / DRM / GTR / KEY / VOC 910   Group Lesson I (elective instrument)
    2
    BAS / DRM / GTR / KEY / VOC 920   Group Lesson II (elective instrument)
    2
    BAS / DRM / GTR / KEY / VOC 930   Group Lesson III (elective instrument)
    2
    BAS / DRM / GTR / KEY / VOC 940   Group Lesson IV (elective instrument)
    2
    INT134   Music Appreciation
    2
    INT345   Music Theory Essentials III
    3
    INT445   Music Theory Essentials IV
    3
    RCD205   Studio Interconnect Basics
    2
    RCD300   Pro Tools HD 201
    2
    RCD340   Introduction to Music Production
    4
    RCD400   Pro Tools HD 210M
    2
    RCD410   The Science & Art of Mastering
    1
    RCD435   Methods of Mixing
    5
    RCD350   Introduction to Live Sound
    2
    The minimum requirement for elective credits is 16, therefore, the student will choose from the courses listed above to total 16 credits 34
    Number of Elective Credits Required 16

     

    Required General Education Courses

    Course Number Course Title Credits
    HUM115   English Composition
    3
    SOC110   Cultural Anthropology
    3
    MAT120   Mathematical Modeling
    3
    SCI120   Physics of Sound
    3
    Number of Required General Education Credits 12

     

    Applied General Education Courses

    Course Number Course Title Credits
    HUM110   Finding Poetry in Songwriting
    3
    HUM120   Contemporary Music Survey I
    3
    HUM125   Contemporary Music Survey II
    3
    SOC120   The Sociology of Popular Music
    3
    SCI110   Introduction to Electronics
    3
    MAT110   Accounting and Tax Essentials for Entrepreneurs
    3
    The minimum requirement for Applied General Education credits is 12, therefore, the student will choose from the courses listed above to total 12 credits 18
    Minimum Number of Applied General Education Credits Required 12
    Associate of Applied Science in Music and Technology - Total Credit Hours 94
    Online Certificate in Music and Technology: Bass Concentration

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    Instrument-Specific Technical Courses

    Course Number Course Title Credits
    BAS/DRM/GTR/KEY/VOC130   Reading I
    1
    BAS/DRM/GTR/KEY/VOC230   Reading II
    1
    BAS/DRM/GTR/KEY/VOC120   Scales I / Technique I
    1
    BAS/DRM/GTR/KEY/VOC220   Scales II / Technique II
    1
    Number of Instrument-Specific Credits Required 4


    Interdisciplinary Technical Courses

    Course Number Course Title Credits
    INT100   Performance I 4
    INT200   Performance II
    4
    INT145   Music Theory Essentials I 3
    INT245   Music Theory Essentials II
    3
    INT495   Music Business 1
    Number of Interdisciplinary Credits Required 15

    Recording and Engineering Technical Courses

    Course Number Course Title Credits
    RCD100   Pro Tools 101
    2
    RCD130   MIDI: Synthesis & Sequencing
    4
    RCD140   Introduction to Audio Production I 3
    RCD200   Pro Tools 110
    2
    RCD240   Introduction to Audio Production II
    3
    Number of Recording Technical Credits Required 14

    General Education Courses

    Course Number Course Title Credits
    SCI120   Physics of Sound
    3
    Minimum Number of General Education Credits Required 3
    Certificate in Music and Technology (Online) - Total Credits 36

    To better serve our students, the curriculum is subject to change.
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    Bass Guitar Performance Certificate
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    Performance Certificate 

    (with a concentration in Guitar, Bass, Drums, Keyboard, or Voice)

    Course Number Course Title Credits
    INT100*   Performance I
    4
    INT200*   Performance II
    4
    INT300   Performance III
    4
    INT400   Performance IV
    4
    INT301   Studio Performance III
    4
    INT401   Studio Performance IV
    4
    INT145*   Music Theory Essentials I
    3
    INT245*   Music Theory Essentials II
    3
    BAS/DRM/GTR/KEY/VOC 130*   Reading I
    1
    BAS/DRM/GTR/KEY/VOC 230*   Reading II
    1
    BAS/DRM/GTR/KEY/VOC 120*   Scales I/Technique I
    1
    BAS/DRM/GTR/KEY/VOC 220*   Scales II/Technique II
    1
    BAS/DRM/GTR/KEY/VOC 320   Scales III/Technique III
    1
    BAS/DRM/GTR/KEY/VOC 420   Scales IV/Technique IV
    1

    Performance Certificate - Total Credit Hours 36

    Courses denoted with an asterisk (*) may be available to take online. Please check with your Academic Advisor on availability.

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    Atlanta Institute of Music and Media, Inc. is accredited by:

    - The Council on Occupational Education

    Atlanta Institute of Music and Media, Inc. is certified by:

    - The Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission