Diploma in Audio

SAE Institute North America

Program Description

Diploma in Audio

SAE Institute North America

The Audio Diploma Program is a non-degree program that focuses on the foundations of sound engineering, designed to get the student into the field in as few as 9-12 months.

This program is an intensive practical and theoretical course of study that provides students with the knowledge and skills to shape audio design and creation. Students attending this program learn both the technical and creative components of audio design and the business principles of the entertainment industry. This is a hands-on, project-based program culminating in a major capstone project that draws upon the range of knowledge and skills learned throughout the program.

LEARNING AREAS

SAE Institute has divided the Audio Program into trimesters. Each unit and trimester progressively builds skills toward the completion of educational and technical skills goals for the program.

  • Basics of Analog and Digital Audio
  • Acoustics
  • Studio set up
  • MIDI
  • Microphone theory and techniques
  • Logic Studio
  • Pro Tools
  • Synthesis
  • Sampling
  • Studio Recording
  • Procedures with large and small format analog or digital consoles
  • Mixing
  • Mastering
  • Sound for Picture
  • Surround Sound

TECHNICAL AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

  • Recording and Mixing
  • Audio Engineering
  • Music Programming
  • Live Performance Engineering
  • Electronic Music Production
  • Video Game Audio Creation and Integration
  • Lighting
  • Studio Maintenance
  • Digital Audio Workstations (DAWs)
  • Post-Production
  • Adaptive Audio Integration
  • Conceptual Physics
  • Interactive Design
  • Professional Life Skills

YOUR LEARNING EXPERIENCE

  • A common core curriculum providing you with instruction in digital media literacy and 21st century design.
  • Be prepared technically and creatively as Multimedia specialists
  • Build your knowledge and skills on, and have access to, industry standard equipment.
  • Be part of a team that nurtures your talents, and encourages you to reach your learning potential.
  • Practical training in digital video, audio, and design paired with guided development such as critical thinking, résumé writing, and job interview practice.
  • Create a series of projects and assets throughout the program specially developed to demonstrate knowledge to prospective employers.

CAREER OPTIONS

  • Interactive Installation Developer
  • Installation Technician
  • DSP Developer
  • Composer
  • Audio Application Developer
  • Archivist
  • Studio Engineer
  • Field Recordist
  • Audio Producer
  • Audio Engineer
  • Programmer
  • Audio Engine Integrator
  • A/V Technician
  • Audio Tester
  • Technical Audio Director
  • Project Manager
  • Audio Tools Programmer
  • Audio Director
  • Audio Manager
  • Technical Sound Designer
  • Foley Artist
  • ADR Specialist
  • Field Recordist
  • Mix Engineer
  • Audio Software Engineer
  • Sound Designer
  • Recording Engineer
  • Sound Editor
  • Technical Audio Artist
  • Music Specialist
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated November 3, 2017
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This course is Campus based
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Sept. 2018
Oct. 2018
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12 months
Full time
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21,204 USD
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