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
Code Course Credits
First Year / First Semester
MUS-127 Fundamentals of Music for Sound Engineers 3
MUS-129 Introduction to Audio Recording 3
MUS-133 Audio Recording Techniques I 3
MUS-135 MIDI/DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) I 3
    12
Second Semester
MUS-134 Audio Recording Techniques II 3
MUS-136 MIDI/DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) II 3
MUS-227 Live Sound Reinforcement 3
MUS-228 Business of Music 3
    16
  Total Minimum Credits 24

Program Goals

  • To prepare students to demonstrate skills for entry-level employment in recording studios.
  • To provide students the exposure to technology and software associated with the recording of music.
  • To provide students with the skills for entry-level employment as audio engineers with live performance talent.

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