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Learn the secrets of rock performance, jazz performance, improvisational soloing, latin styles, studio recording, and secrets of the music business in AIMM's bass program.

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Develop both the technical & musical talents, and acquire the skills to become one of today's professional producer/engineers.

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In a live performance/clinic at AIMM, Guthrie, Marco, and Bryan killed it on "Dance of the Aristocrats"; the opening number from of their latest release Culture Clash.

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Master your craft + Pro Tools HD, Electronic Music Production, Live Sound, Mixing, and the Science at Art of Mastering!

Atlanta Institute of Music and Media

Atlanta Institute of Music and Media offers an Associate of Applied Science in Music and Technology with a focus on either Drums, Bass, Guitar, Keyboard, or Voice in addition to its existing vocational programs.

Music and Technology Associate Degree with a focus in Bass

Our Mission

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Our Mission at the Atlanta Institute of Music and Media

The Music and Technology Associate Degree program with a focus in Bass offers the intermediate bass student a fully immersive, nonstop music atmosphere, where you can develop both your musical and technical skills.

You will consistently be challenged and your talents developed.

Our stage extends far beyond performing abilities, allowing musically gifted students to acquire the skills needed to advance their aptitude and knowledge in the field of recording and engineering.

AIMM knows music is shifting to more Do-It-Yourself and home-recording methods, and this information is invaluable to the current digital musician.

Our diverse curriculum is taught in state-of-the-art facilities, including recording studios and skills labs. 

This makes our Music and Technology Associate Degree curriculum incredibly engaging and supportive, just ask our AIMM Alumni.

Learn From Industry Professionals

Our live clinics are taught by today’s most well-known producers, engineers, and industry professionals.

At AIMM, we fully understand the amount of passion creative students like you bring into our recording studios and practice rooms. This is why we are so selective when bringing in our dedicated and industry-leading professionals to instruct our courses.

By learning from musicians who have already blazed their own trail, our students are often fortunate enough to learn many tips and tricks throughout their courses.

Discrimination Free, Just Like the Music You Love

Atlanta Institute of Music and Media knows that music is not specific to one country. It is a universal language. Therefore, students of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

There is absolutely no discrimination on the basis of age, sex, race, religion, or sexual orientation.

If you have passion for music, then we want you!

Capitalize On Your Passion for Music

You will not only graduate from AIMM with an Associate Degree in Music and Technology, but it is our goal that you will also have put together an impressive portfolio of your work and musical abilities.

This portfolio will benefit you and help with finding employment, or self-employment, in music or production industry.

Your experience and diverse portfolio of skills will make you a prime candidate for not only record labels, but also video games, movies, television, radio, multi-media production studios, and more.

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Program Description

Music and Technology Associate Degree: Bass Focus

If you’re looking to push your musical and technical skills to the next level through specially designed courses and rigorous curriculum, then the Music and Technology Associate Degree with a focus in Bass is perfect for you.

The Atlanta Institute of Music and Media believes in developing well-rounded musicians. 

We want you to dive further into the bass guitar, but also learn valuable information covering recording and engineering.

"The more skills you can master and develop as a musician, the more appealing and prepared you will be for the music business."

Important note: The Music and Technology Associate Degree is intended for intermediate bassists. Therefore, you must show proficiency on the bass guitar as detailed in the Admissions procedures. 

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Timeline of Student Success

AIMM offers different enrollment opportunities to make it easiest on your busy schedule and your lifestyle.

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

Upon completion of this program, students in good standing will not only graduate with an Associate Degree but will also be given the opportunity to take AVID Certification Exams to become Pro Tools certified.

This Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) certification will set you apart from others and can be a great asset when searching for a job in your field.

Students in the Bass Associate Degree program are also required to complete the requisite number of General Education Courses. If you have already completed these credits at a prior institution, you may be permitted to transfer the credits after demonstrating the appropriate comparability and nature of each course.

Program Curriculum
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Instrument-Specific Technical Courses - Bass Focus

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

Interdisciplinary Technical Courses - Bass Focus

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


Recording and Engineering Technical Courses - Bass Focus

Course Number Course Title Credits
RCD100   Pro Tools Native 101
RCD130   MIDI: Synthesis & Sequencing
RCD140   Introduction to Audio Production I
RCD200   Pro Tools Native 110
RCD205   Studio Interconnect Basics
RCD240   Introduction to Audio Production II
RCD300   Pro Tools HD 201
RCD340   Introduction to Music Production
RCD400   Pro Tools HD 210M
REC410   Science & Art of Mastering
REC435   Methods of Mixing
Number of Recording Technical Credits Required 30


Music and Technology: General Education Courses - Bass Focus 

Course Number Course Title Credits
HUM110   Finding Poetry in Songwriting
HUM115   Writing for Job Readiness
HUM120   Contemporary Music Survey I
HUM125   Contemporary Music Survey II
SOC110   Survey of World Music
SOC120   The Sociology of Popular Music
SCI110   Introduction to Electronics
SCI120   Physics of Sound and Music
MAT110   Accounting and Tax Essentials for Entrepreneurs
MAT120   Mathematical Foundations of Music
Total Available Credit Hours 30
The minimum requirement for general education credits is 23, with at least one
course from each of the four areas. Since AIMM’s general education courses are
three credits each, the student will take a total of eight general education courses.
Minimum Number of General Education Credits Required 24
Associate of Applied Science in Music and Technology — Total Credit Hours 94

To better serve our students, curriculum is subject to change.
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