Bachelor of Arts in Music Production

Produce A Hit Record.

The Music Production program is designed to prepare audio engineers and producers for vocational readiness from a Christian perspective. The program is designed to introduce you to the tools and techniques used to produce music in the modern recording studio while nurturing your passion to serve the church or industry with Christian character. You will gain an in-depth knowledge of current technology, recording techniques, and music production skills. Music Production students will be responsible for engineering all student recordings and live sound requirements of Visible Music College. Skills and knowledge acquired in the program equip students to work as producers, engineers, or to create a new studio business and focuses on using industry-standard programs Logic and Pro Tools.

Recording

The objective of the Recording Concentration is to prepare students to work in commercial recording studios or to be entrepreneurial self-employed recording engineers, mixing engineers, or music producers. The Recording Concentration courses focus on advanced mixing skills, advanced level digital audio workstation operation, and commercial production project management.

Live Production

The objective of the Live Production Concentration is to prepare students to work in live sound venues such as churches and concert venues or as a touring live sound engineer. The Live Production Concentration courses focus on advanced sound reinforcement techniques, lighting and video production, and sound system design.

What can I do with this degree?

Upon graduation, you will be able to:

  • find gainful employment in studios, live sound venues, post-production
  • facilities, production companies, broadcast media, or entrepreneurial endeavors
  • oversee and execute studio and live sound responsibilities with competence, professionalism, and humility have a thorough understanding of how the mechanics of sound apply to modern recording techniques and live sound reinforcement.

Music Producer | Recording Studio Engineer | Live Sound Engineer/Technical Director | Or create a new audio recording business!

Degree Plan

Admission Requirements

First-Time Freshmen Transfer Students
  1. Must give credible witness of a personal salvation experience and a growing relationship with Jesus Christ.
  2. Complete and submit an application form.
  3. Submit two references: one Pastoral and one Personal. References must not be related to the student.
  4. Read, sign, and return the Visible Code of Conduct and Statement of Faith.
  5. Complete and pass an Audition and Student Life Interview.
  6. Submit an official high school transcript with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.
  7. Students under 24 must complete and pass the Wonderlic test or submit an ACT score of 18 or higher, or old SAT combined score of 940 or higher, or 1410 or higher on the new SAT.
  8. Applicants to the Bachelor of Arts in Modern Music program must place into Theory 1 after completing the Theory Placement Test taken during the Audition OR successfully complete a Remedial Theory course prior to enrollment in Theory courses.
  1. Must give credible witness of a personal salvation experience and a growing relationship with Jesus Christ.
  2. Complete and submit an application form
  3. Submit two references: one Pastoral and one Personal. References must not be related to the student.
  4. Read, sign, and return the Visible Code of Conduct and Statement of Faith.
  5. Complete and pass an Audition and Student Life Interview.
  6. Proof of high school diploma or equivalent.
  7. Must have previous college credit (12 credit hours minimum) with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) on your most recent college transcript.
  8. Applicants to the Bachelor of Arts in Modern Music program must place into Theory 1 after completing the Theory Placement Test taken during the Audition OR successfully complete a Remedial Theory course prior to enrollment in Theory courses.

Tommy Lozure

Music Production Department Chair

I grew up in the Texas panhandle, where I earned my undergraduate degree from West Texas A&M University. I then moved to Memphis, TN to attend and then work for Visible. I have a Master of Arts degree from SAE Graduate College and have experience working in recording studios and live sound venues. I now live in Richardson, TX with my wife Lana and daughter Genevieve.

In-Person or Online – You Choose!