Audio Production

The Audio Production degree begins with the development of the fundamental skills needed in the fields of audio production, music recording and sound engineering and gradually advances towards the procurement of an audio based portfolio and capstone internship. Aimed at individuals interested in securing work primarily as sound engineers in a variety of media-related fields, this two-year program covers audio recording, mixing, live sound and audio-visual sound design. Also, students will learn the nuts and bolts of studio maintenance and repair, fundamentals of music theory for more effective communication with recording artists and the essentials of the music business as needed for managing a career in the field of audio production, music recording and sound engineering.   Apply & Register Program Details

The Audio Production degree begins with the development of the fundamental skills needed in the fields of audio production, music recording and sound engineering and gradually advances towards the procurement of an audio based portfolio and capstone internship. Aimed at individuals interested in securing work primarily as sound engineers in a variety of media-related fields, this two-year program covers audio recording, mixing, live sound and audio-visual sound design. Also, students will learn the nuts and bolts of studio maintenance and repair, fundamentals of music theory for more effective communication with recording artists and the essentials of the music business as needed for managing a career in the field of audio production, music recording and sound engineering.

 


Area of Interest:
Arts
Degree/Certificate:
Associate in Applied Science

This curriculum is currently in the process of being updated. For the up-to-date curriculum, please view our 2020 Academic Program Guide.

Code Course Credits
First Year / First Semester
ENG-101 English Composition I1 3
MTH-100 Algebraic Concepts 4
MUS-129 Introduction to Audio Recording 3
MUS-133 Audio Recording Techniques I 3
MUS-135 MIDI/DAW I2 3
    16
Second Semester
SPE-102 Public Speaking or  
ENG-102 English Composition II3 3
MUS-107 Digital Music Composition 1
MUS-134 Audio Recording Techniques II4 3
MUS-136 MIDI/DAW II5 3
MUS-227 Live Sound Reinforcement6 3
MUS-228 Business of Music 3
    16
Code Course Credits
Second Year / First Semester
...-... Humanities - Arts General Education Elective 3
BIO-106 Living in the Environment or  
CHM-140 Chemistry & Society 4
MUS-229 Basic Studio Maintenance or  
FLM-110 Filmmaking I7 3
MUS-230 Audio Production8 3
MUS-231 Mixing Audio9 3
    16
Second Semester
MUS-113 Jazz History or  
MUS-106 Worl Music Cultures 3
MUS-232 Sound Design10 3
MUS-233 Advanced Audio Production and Mixing11 3
MUS-275 Audio Internship12 3
    12
  Total Minimum Credits 60
1Must test into ENG-101 or complete all appropriate prerequisites
2Co-requisite: MUS-129 and MUS-133
3Prerequisite: ENG-101
4Prerequisite: MUS-133
5Prerequisite: MUS-135; Co-requisite: MUS-134
6Prerequisite: MUS-129
7MUS-229 Prerequisite: MUS-129
8Prerequisite: MUS-134
9Prerequisite: MUS-136
10Prerequisite: MUS-134 and MUS-136
11Prerequisite: MUS-230 and MUS-231
12Prerequisite: MUS-230

Program Student Learning Outcomes

At the end of the program, the student will be able to:

  1. Manage, engineer and mix a full recording session.
  2. Communicate effectively with clients to achieve their technical and aesthetic audio demands.
  3. Critically analyze and provide constructive criticism to improve musician and ensemble performance.

Employment Opportunities

  • Recording producer
  • Audio engineer
  • Sound mixer
  • Music technician
  • Music composer/arranger
  • Professional musician

Contact Person

Professor Michael Billingsley, Coordinator
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4563
email: mbillingsley@camdencc.edu

Additional information

Program Code

MUS.AAS