Music and Technology Associate Degree: Guitar Concentration

    Music and Technology Associate Degree: Guitar Concentration

    Associate of Applied Science in Music and Technology: Guitar Concentration

    This guitar degree, the Music and Technology Associate Degree: Guitar Concentration, offers the intermediate guitar student a fully immersive, nonstop music atmosphere.

    It's designed to cater to those who are passionate about mastering the electric guitar and understanding the nuances of contemporary styles.

    The Music and Technology Degree caters to the modern musician who, in order to thrive in today’s competitive music business and the music industry, wants to develop both their technical skill on an instrument and acquire an in-depth understanding of the writing, recording, mixing, and mastering process.

    This degree in guitar ensures that students are well-prepared for a career as a touring musician or a guitar performer in various musical styles. 

    If you’re looking to push your musical and technical skills to the next level through specially designed guitar degree courses and a rigorous curriculum, then the Music and Technology Associate Degree: Guitar Concentration is perfect for you.

    AIMM offers guitarists the best tips, techniques, and insider information that your favorite professional guitarists and famous musicians use.

    The Music and Technology Associate Degree: Guitar Concentration delves deep into the world of electric guitar, ensuring students gain a comprehensive electric guitar degree that encompasses both the classical and contemporary aspects of guitar playing.

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    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. 

    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 be a testament to your expertise in guitar fundamentals and contemporary guitar skills, helping you find employment or self-employment in the competitive entertainment industry.

    Your hands-on experience and diverse portfolio of skills will make you a prime candidate for not only record labels but also for:

    • Video Games
    • Movies
    • Television
    • Radio
    • Multi-Media Production Studios
    • And More!

    With AIMM as your first step, your exciting music career opportunities will be endless. If you remain in good standing throughout the program, you will be eligible to take AVID Certification Exams to become Pro Tools Certified.

    As an AVID Training Partner, AIMM offers you the opportunity to become AVID Pro Tools Certified as you progress through the curriculum. AIMM also focuses on Ableton Live, which bridges the divide between creative music production and live performance.

    Using Pro Tools and Ableton Live, you will learn analog and digital music production, microphone techniques, virtual instruments, and effect plugins, as well as hone your education in music theory essentials and keyboard skills for the digital audio workstation.

    Important note: The Music and Technology Degree is intended for intermediate musicians. Therefore, you must show proficiency on the instrument of your focus as detailed in the Admissions procedures.

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    This program can be completed in 18 months of accelerated studies, 24 months of full-time enrollment, or 30 months of ¾ time enrollment. The opportunities and choices are there to make it easiest for you and your lifestyle.

    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 guitar program are required to complete the requisite number of General Education Credits, and if students wish to transfer General Education credits completed at other institutions, they must demonstrate appropriate comparability to AIMM.

    The opportunities are endless at AIMM, and your first step begins with applying. Click the link below to begin your journey confidently at the Atlanta Institute of Music and Media, an accredited institution with a comprehensive curriculum.

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    Career Opportunities with a Guitar Degree

    Graduating with a guitar performance degree from AIMM doesn't just signify your proficiency with the instrument; it opens doors to a myriad of career opportunities in the music industry. Whether you're looking to become a touring musician, a studio session artist, or even a guitar teacher, this degree equips you with the skills and knowledge required.

    Many of our graduates have gone on to become guitar performers in various musical styles, from classical to contemporary guitar music. Others have chosen the path of guitar masters, teaching the next generation of musicians and sharing their expertise in guitar fundamentals.

    Furthermore, with the rise of digital media, there's a growing demand for skilled guitarists in the competitive entertainment industry. The opportunities are vast and varied, from providing soundtracks for video games and movies to performing live on television and radio shows.

    For those with a penchant for academia, pursuing further studies like a degree in guitar performance or even a guitar performance bachelor at renowned schools of music can be a viable option. With a solid foundation from AIMM, you'll be well-prepared for advanced studies and specializations.

     

    Why Choose AIMM for Your Guitar Degree?

    At the Atlanta Institute of Music and Media, we pride ourselves on offering a comprehensive curriculum that's both rigorous and relevant. Our skilled faculty boasts extensive experience in the field, ensuring that students receive an unparalleled immersive experience.

    Our acclaimed alumni list includes incredible graduates who have made their mark in the music industry. From famous musicians to industry professionals, our alumni network is a testament to the quality of education we provide.

    Moreover, AIMM is not just an academic institution; it's a community. With industry mentors guiding you every step of the way and opportunities to collaborate with fellow students, you'll gain invaluable hands-on experience.

    Lastly, we understand that pursuing higher education is a significant investment. That's why we ensure affordable tuition rates without compromising on the quality of education. With AIMM, you're not just earning a degree; you're setting the stage for a successful career in music.

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    Associate of Applied Science in Music and Technology

    With a Concentration in Guitar

    Core Courses — Students Must Complete 54 Credits

    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

    GTR130 Reading I *

    1

    GTR230 Reading II *

    1

    GTR330 Reading III

    1

    GTR430 Reading IV

    1

    GTR120 Scales I

    1

    GTR220 Scales II

    1

    GTR320 Scales III

    1

    GTR420 Scales IV

    1

    RCD150 Skills Lab *

    1

    RCD430
    Music Business *

    1

    RCD100 Pro Tools 101 *

    2

    RCD130
    MIDI: Synthesis and Sequencing *

    4

    RCD140
    Introduction to Audio Production I *

    3

    RCD200 Pro Tools 110 *

    2

    RCD240
    Introduction to Audio Production II *

    3

    Total 54

    Elective Courses — Students Choose 16 Out of 43 Credits

    Course Number Course Title Credits
    GTR910 Group Lesson I (elective instrument)

    2

    GTR920

    Group Lesson II (elective instrument)

    2

    GTR930

    Group Lesson III (elective instrument)

    2

    GTR940

    Group Lesson IV (elective instrument)

    2

    INT345
    Music Theory Essentials III

    3

    INT445
    Music Theory Essentials IV

    3

    RCD205
    Studio Interconnect Basics *

    2

    RCD300
    Pro Tools HD 201

    2

    RCD320
    Electronic Music Production

    4

    RCD340
    Introduction to Music Production

    4

    RCD400
    Pro Tools HD 210M

    2

    RCD410
    Science & Art of Mastering

    1

    RCD435
    Methods of Mixing

    5

    RCD350
    Introduction to Live Sound

    2

    RCD530
    Portfolio and Web Media

    3

    RCD550
    Media Composer Fundamentals I

    2

    RCD560
    Media Composer Fundamentals II

    2

    Total

    43

    Elective Credits Required 16

     

    Required General Education Courses — Students Must Complete 24 Credits

    Course Number Course Title Credits
    HUM110 Creative Writing
    3
    HUM115 English Composition
    3
    HUM120 Music Appreciation
    2
    MAT110 Accounting
    3
    MAT120 Mathematical Modeling
    3
    SCI110 Principles of Electronics
    3
    SCI120 Physics of Sound
    3
    SOC110 Cultural Anthropology
    3
    Total 24
    Program Total 94

     

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

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    Program Features

      • Courses 39
      • Credit Hours 94 hours
      • Skill level Intermediate
      • Language English
      • Currently Enrolling Yes