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Atlanta Institute of Music and Technology

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

Music and Technology Associate Degree with Focus on Voice

    Our Mission
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    The Atlanta Institute of Music and Media provides Vocal Music and Technology program students with the instructional environment necessary to develop both their technical and musical talents, and to acquire the skills to advance their musical aptitude and gain knowledge in the field of Vocal recording and engineering.

    The Atlanta Institute of Music and Media's M&T AAS curriculum accomplishes this through class and practical application instruction, lab instruction, and live clinics featuring today's most well-known and innovative engineers, producers, and music industry professionals.

    The Atlanta Institute of Music and Media's M&T AAS is taught by professionals whose work experience, certification and/or music/engineering degrees give each instructor the background to teach the demanding curriculum.

    It is the belief of the Atlanta Institute of Music and Media that music, along with its many technological facets, is the universal language and; therefore; welcomes students from diverse backgrounds.

    The Atlanta Institute of Music and Media serves students without discrimination on the basis of sex, race, age, religion, or sexual orientation.

    The program's stated objective is to provide the knowledge and assistance in producing a recorded portfolio needed to obtain employment or self-employment in music and/or production used in the world wide web, movies, television, radio, record labels, video, film, multi-media production studios, and live performance in or recording for bands and churches.

     

    Program Description

    The M&T AAS program consists of technical courses designed to provide the student with the necessary education to further his or her musical and recording and engineering abilities.

    The program is designed for the intermediate vocalist who also wishes to gain knowledge in the field of recording and engineering, in order to open opportunities in today's ever-changing music industry.

    Best Vocalist Training Degree ProgramThe program can be completed in 24 months (6 quarters of instruction and 2 quarters of breaks) of full-time attendance. Students may also choose to complete the program in an accelerated time frame of 18 months (6 sequential quarters with no breaks).

    Students in good standing will have the option to take Pro Tools certification exams upon course completion.

    Students in the Music and Technology Associate of Applied Science program are required to complete the requisite number of General Education credits.

    Students wishing to attempt to transfer general education credits completed at other institutions must demonstrate appropriate comparability to the applied nature of the general education courses available at AIMM.

    Students must show proficiency on the instrument of their focus as described in Admissions procedures.

    Voice Program Curriculum
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    Instrument-Specific Technical Courses - Voice Focus

    Course Number Course Title Credits
    VOC 012   Early Rock Performance Counseling
    1
    VOC 015   Pop Performance Counseling I
    1
    VOC 022  

    Classic Rock Performance Counseling

    1
    VOC 025  

    Pop Performance Counseling II

    1
    VOC 032  

    80s & 90s Rock Performance Counseling

    1
    VOC 035   Rock Performance Counseling III
    1
    VOC 042  

    Progressive Rock Performance Counseling

    1
    VOC 045  

    Pop Performance Counseling IV

    1
    VOC 130   Reading I
    1.5
    VOC 230  

    Reading II

    1.5
    VOC 330  

    Reading III

    1.5
    VOC 430  

    Reading IV

    1.5
    VOC 120   Technique I
    1.5
    VOC 220  

    Technique II

    1.5
    VOC 320  

    Technique III

    1.5
    VOC 420  

    Technique IV

    1.5
    Number of Instrument-Specific Credits Required 20.5

    Music and Technology: Recording and Engineering Technical Courses

    Course Number Course Title Credits
    RCD 100   Pro Tools Native|101
    2
    RCD 130   MIDI: Synthesis & Sequencing
    4
    RCD 140   Introduction to Audio Production I
    3
    RCD 200  

    Pro Tools Native 110

    2
    RCD 205   Studio Interconnect Basics
    2
    RCD 240  

    Introduction to Audio Production II

    3
    RCD 300  

    Pro Tools HD 201

    2
    RCD 340  

    Introduction to Music Production

    4
    RCD 400  

    Pro Tools HD 210M

    2
    RCD 410   Science & Art of Mastering
    1
    RCD 435  

    Methods of Mixing

    5
    Number of Recording Technical Credits Required 30

    Music and Technology: Interdisciplinary Technical Courses

    Course Number Course Title Credits
    INT 105   Skills Lab
    1
    INT 145   Music Theory Essentials I
    3
    INT 245  

    Music Theory Essentials II

    3
           
    INT 150   Pop Performance I
    1
    INT 170   Early Rock Performance
    1
    INT 250  

    Pop Performance II

    1
    INT 270  

    Classic Rock Performance

    1
    INT 350  

    Pop Performance III

    1
    INT 370   80s & 90s Rock Performance
    1
    INT 450  

    Pop Performance IV

    1
    INT 470  

    Progressive Rock Performance

    1.5
           
    INT 280   Studio Performance II
    1
    INT 380  

    Studio Performance III

    1
    INT 480  

    Studio Performance IV

    1
           
    INT 495   Music Business
    1
    Number of Interdisciplinary Credits Required 19.5

    Music and Technology: General Education Courses

    Course Number Course Title Credits
    HUM 110   Finding Poetry in Songwriting
    3
    HUM 115   Writing for Job Readiness
    3
    HUM 120   Contemporary Music Survey I
    3
    HUM 125   Contemporary Music Survey II
    3
    SOC 110   Survey of World Music
    3
    SOC 120   The Sociology of Popular Music
    3
    SCI 110   Introduction to Electronics
    3
    SCI 120   Physics of Sound and Music
    3
    MAT 110   Accounting and Tax Essentials for Entrepreneurs
    3
    MAT 120   Mathematical Foundations of Music
    3
    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
    Music and Technology Program—Total Credit Hours 94

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