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Mark Matthews, Lead Instructor, SP/G (727) 341-4364
Dr. Jonathan Steele, Dean, CL (727) 791-5987
Nancy Smith Academic Department Chair, SPG (727) 341-4360
Additional Information: MIRA Program
APPROVED REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENTS WITH CATALOG YEAR
20131/0475 (BEGINNING 8/19/13) OR LATER
~ REFER TO CURRICULUM FILES FOR PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR REQUIREMENTS ~
Before entering the first term of the MIRA core courses students must complete all developmental coursework as identified by the college placement test. Developmental courses include REA 0007, REA 0017, REA 0990, ENC 0015, ENC 0025, ENC 0990, MAT 0012L, 0018, 0028, 0990 and SLS 1101. Students who have placed in college level coursework may enter the MIRA program anytime during the first semester.
Our program helps students develop “real world” skills that artists need to thrive in a diverse and competitive music industry. The program offers a well-rounded, technology-based educational experience to student musicians, composers, producers, DJs, live-sound reinforcement enthusiasts, broadcast audio engineers, and post-production technologists. The program emphasizes creative processes, technical training, business practices and entrepreneurial skills in a collaborative environment.
MIRA has built a rich array of industry partners to provide:
The MIRA Associate in Science degree offers a well-rounded, technology-based education to student musicians, composers, producers, DJs, live-sound reinforcement enthusiasts, broadcast audio engineers and post-production technologists.
The A.S. program consists of three key elements:
Each subplan compliments the Core Technology curriculum and is based on three established career paths in the music and entertainment field. These tracks represent the most desired disciplines within the arts & entertainment technology realm and provide students the highest quality educational experience available.
While these are distinct paths, each subplan track intersects with the others so that all participants interact and cooperate with contrasting specialties. This collaboration will simulate “real-world” situations for artists. Students will gain a working portfolio that can be used to further his or her career.
Subplans and suggestions for course progression include:
While growth in other industries has slowed, the entertainment industry continues to expand and evolve. Our programs can prepare you for the following careers:
Employment opportunities exist in:
The St. Petersburg/Gibbs Campus has fully loaded, multi-faceted audio production suites geared toward the aspiring music professional, no matter what their specialized line of study.
This studio is used primarily for music recording and has the capability to record medium size ensembles.
This studio is used primarily for music mixing, audio for video post-production, and overdubbing.
This studio is used primarily for broadcast production and programming.
MIRA has two large dedicated rehearsal spaces for ensembles to prepare for concerts and learn new material. These spaces have drums, backline, and PA setups strictly for the ensembles to use.
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