This program presents the world of audio, sound studio operations, current music technologies, and music and sound production as they are implemented for music, film, video, television, and interactive media.

Through a combination of hands-on exercises, lectures, team projects, and real-world applications, students are introduced to audio theory and competency with industry standard tools. Familiarity with professional standards and the aesthetic considerations of audio and music are emphasized. Operation of a professional sound-mixing and recording studio will provide a key element in this program.

Skills students will acquire include the ability to engage in sound design, which is an integral part of productions for film, video, music, and video game design. Sound mixing and editing skills, use of various kinds of audio recording equipment, directing skills productions, a working knowledge of the sound recording industry, and incorporation of creative and technical skills are an integral aspect of this program.

Graduates are prepared to seek entry-level employment as a sound technician and audio mixer.


Related Careers

  • Program Director
  • Broadcast Technician
  • Audio and Video Equipment Technician
  • Sound Engineering Technician
Program taught in:
  • English

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Sep 2020
2 years
11,200 USD
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