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University of Colorado Denver

College of Arts & Media
 

Curriculum

Master of Science Degree in Recording Arts (MSRA)


The Master of Science in Recording Arts (MSRA) is comprised of 34 credits. 1 credits are required courses, 18 credits are electives, and 4 credits are Thesis/Portfolio. All MSRA courses and any electives taken outside the department to be used towards degree progress must be completed with a B/3.0 or higher.  Students who earn grades lower than B/3.0 (including B-/2.7) in any course intended to be used towards degree progress will be required to re-take the course.

Required Courses (16 credits)
Course # Course Title Credit Hours
MSRA 5000 Intro to Graduate Studies (offered Fall only)
3
MSRA 5580 Graduate Audio Seminar I (Fall)
3
MSRA 5590 Graduate Audio Production (Fall)
3
MSRA 6510 Graduate Audio Pedagogy (Spring)
3
MSRA 6950/6951 MSRA Thesis/Portfolio (any semester)
4
 
Electives (18 credits)
Course # Course Title Credit Hours
MSRA 5001 MSRA 5500 MSRA Research Seminar (Spring)      Topics in Professional Audio (Fall & Spring)
3  
1
MSRA 5505 Audio Post Production I (Fall)
3
MSRA 5530 Live Sound Reinforcement (Fall & Spring)
3
MSRA 5560 Mastering & Adv. Digital Audio (Spring)
3
MSRA 5575 MSRA 5581 MSRA 5820

Surround Sound (Spring)                    Graduate Audio Seminar II (Spring)        Digital Music Techniques (Fall)

3
3
3

And/or other courses as approved by MSRA Faculty Advisor, including courses from allied disciplines.

Total MSRA credits: 34

 

* All other MSRA course work must be completed with a satisfactory grade (B/3.0 or higher) before students can register for MSRA 6950/1 Thesis/Portfolio.