Technical Diploma in Audio Engineer Milwaukee Area Technical College
Plan now for a sound future. You will learn to work with live sound at concerts, stage and church settings; studio recordings and studio engineering; field recordings; production of beats; and audio for gaming. This program prepares you for entry-level positions in the audio engineering field.
Positions for audio engineers exist in live applications, commercial recording studios and home-recording production suites.
Your credits can be applied toward completing the Audio Production associate degree.
Additional program details: Important to success in this program is the ability to work as part of a team as well as being a self-starter and to be able to work under stress and meet deadlines.
- Apply technical and artistic skills for entry-level employment in the audio production industry
- Apply critical listening and post-production mastering skills to final audio mixes
- Demonstrate the process of digitally blending multiple sources of audio using a mixing console
- Set up and prepare audio equipment for proper sound reinforcement during performances
- Utilize post-production mixing skills to mix studio recordings
Positions for recording engineers exist with commercial recording studios producing final product for recording artists; studios producing audio voice, music and sound effects for commercials and radio programs; studios recording music for publishing companies, movie soundtracks and sound effects tracks; animation; gaming and multimedia. Other opportunities include audio engineers for live music applications.
- Audio Engineer
- Live Sound Engineer
- Mastering Engineer
- Mixing Engineer
- Music Tracking Engineer
|AUDIO-100||Introduction to Audio Software||1|
|AUDIO-102||Techniques of Sound Recording ‡||3|
(or) ENG-201 English 1 ‡
|MUSIC-148||Music Fundamentals 1||2|
|MUSIC-189||Voice Lab 1||1|
|AUDIO-103||Recording Live Concerts ‡||3|
|AUDIO-111||Advanced Audio Software ‡||1|
|AUDIO-116||Advanced Techniques of Sound Recording ‡||3|
|AUDIO-126||Electronics for Audio Engineers ‡||2|
|MUSIC-177||Piano Lab 1||1|
‡ Prerequisite required.
Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.
Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements.