Audio Production and Engineering (CTMPEA)

Certificate

This program is designed for students who wish to develop skills in audio production and engineering that can be applied to multiple industries from music to the digital media arts. Students will assess their personal skills and interests against emerging trends in the industry and be given instruction and the opportunity to receive nationally recognized Avid Pro Tools certification. In addition, students will enhance their engineering skills in multiple recording and live sound settings from solo or group recording to live event reinforcement. Students will also advance their understanding of keyboard theory, music composition for software and develop a professional portfolio and resume by collaborating and networking with clients and professionals in their industry.

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  2020-21 | 2021-22 | 2022-23

2022-2023 Academic Requirements

This program is designed for students who wish to develop skills in audio production and engineering that can be applied to multiple industries from music to the digital media arts. Students will assess their personal skills and interests against emerging trends in the industry and be given instruction and the opportunity to receive nationally recognized Avid Pro Tools certification. In addition, students will enhance their engineering skills in multiple recording and live sound settings from solo or group recording to live event reinforcement. Students will also advance their understanding of keyboard theory, music composition for software and develop a professional portfolio and resume by collaborating and networking with clients and professionals in their industry.

This is a high demand, high skill and high wage program, as defined by the Michigan Community College Network.

Division
Business/Computer Technologies
Department
Digital Media Arts Dept
Advisors
James D. Clipner
Ashley Starks
Major/Area Requirements
Class Title Minimum Credits
AUD 170   Introduction to Audio Technology 3
AUD 180   Pro Tools Fundamentals I 2
AUD 181   Pro Tools Fundamentals II 2
AUD 240   Audio Production Techniques I 3
AUD 248   Introduction to Live Sound 3
AUD 250   Audio Production Techniques II 3
AUD 286   Music/Audio Project and Portfolio Production 3
  Restricted Elective (select one): COM 150, MUS 154 or any ANI, GDT, PHO, VID or WEB course 2-3
Total 21

Total Credits Required
21