Music Recording

The Music Recording certificate is designed to provide students with an opportunity to learn the skills involved with recording and editing music. Aimed at individuals interested in building their own home studios or seeking the skills required of entry-level interns in the field of music engineering, this two semester program covers the nuts and bolts of multi-track recording, digital audio workstations and an overview of live sound. In addition, students learn basic piano skills for MIDI input/editing, fundamentals of music theory for more effective communication with recording artists and the essentials of the music business as needed for managing.   Apply & Register Program Details

The Music Recording certificate is designed to provide students with an opportunity to learn the skills involved with recording and editing music. Aimed at individuals interested in building their own home studios or seeking the skills required of entry-level interns in the field of music engineering, this two semester program covers the nuts and bolts of multi-track recording, digital audio workstations and an overview of live sound. In addition, students learn basic piano skills for MIDI input/editing, fundamentals of music theory for more effective communication with recording artists and the essentials of the music business as needed for managing.

 


Area of Interest:
Arts
Degree/Certificate:
Certificate of Achievement

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
MUS-107 Digital Music Composition 1
MUS-129 Introduction to Audio Recording 3
MUS-133 Audio Recording Techniques I 3
MUS-135 MIDI/DAW I1 3
    10
Second Semester
MUS-134 Audio Recording Techniques II2 3
MUS-136 MIDI/DAW II3 3
MUS-227 Live Sound Reinforcement4 3
MUS-228 Business of Music 3
    12
  Total Minimum Credits 22
1Co-requisite: MUS-129 and MUS-133
2Prerequisite: MUS-133
3Prerequisite: MUS-135 | Co-requisite: MUS-134
4Prerequisite: MUS-129

Program Student Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Organize, manage, engineer and edit a recording session.
  2. Discuss a wide variety of equipment, hardware and software related to the recording and editing of audio files.
  3. Provide sound reinforcement in a live-concert setting.
  4. Describe critical issues related to the music recording profession.

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

CIP Code

10.0203

Program Code

MUS.CA