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Is a bachelor's degree your goal? Our two-year associate degrees (A.A., A.S.) are guaranteed to transfer to four-year public schools in Colorado.

Need skills? Our technical degrees (A.A.S.) and certificates launch you into a career. Some certificates can be completed in just one semester.

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Music & Recording Arts Technology

Offered at: Boulder, Larimer, Westminster

 Degrees

 

A.A. in Music

60 credits
(4 semesters)

You can earn an Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree with Music designation at FRCC and transfer as a junior to Colorado public four-year schools.

A.A. Degree in Music: See required courses by semester.

See degree requirements.

Music course descriptions.

Offered online and at all campuses.

A.A.S. in Recording Arts Technology

60 credits
(4 semesters)

An A.A.S. degree in Recording Arts Technology puts you in the workforce quickly. Students build digital literacy skills in audio recording, digital editing, audio production, audio post production, live sound engineering, and film, theater, and video sound production. 

Recording Arts Technology degree: See required courses by semester.

See degree requirements.

Music course descriptions.

Offered at Larimer & Westminster campuses only.

Recording Arts Certificates

Foundations of Recording Arts Technology

11 credits
(1 semester)

This certificate introduces students to sound engineering. It’s ideal for elementary and secondary music teachers who need to learn about recording arts technology/sound engineering. The program is designed for students who are working full-time and/or attending school part-time. All credits can be applied to the Recording Arts Technology certificate. 

Foundations of Recording Arts certificate: See required courses by semester.

See certificate requirements.

Offered at Larimer & Westminster campuses only.

Recording Arts Technology

28 credits
(2 semesters)

This certificate program prepares students to work in the music industry. Students learn digital literacy skills, including audio recording, digital editing, audio production and post production, live sound engineering, and film, theater and video sound production.

Recording Arts Technology certificate: See required courses by semester.

See certificate requirements.

See gainful employment information.

Offered at Larimer & Westminster campuses only.

Transfer Options

With this A.A. Music degree you can enter as a junior majoring in Music at the following four-year schools:

  • Adams State University
  • Colorado Mesa University
  • Colorado State University-Fort Collins
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo
  • Fort Lewis College
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver
  • University of Colorado-Boulder
  • University of Colorado-Colorado Springs
  • University of Northern Colorado
  • Western State Colorado University

See more about transferring.

Recording Arts Jobs & Annual Salaries


Entry Average Experienced
Sound Engineering Technician $28,868
$61,576
$77,930
Broadcast Technician $24,482
$50,282
$63,182
Colorado Dept. of Labor & Employment, 2016


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