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Audio Engineering & Production Concentration

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Program Overview


The Audio Engineering and Production concentration prepares students for careers in professional audio. They will gain hands-on experience in many ways, including music production in Millitrax, our own state-of-the-art recording studio, sound reinforcement in performance venues like Kirkland Fine Arts Center, location/mobile recording on and off campus, audio for video (both location and post-production), audio editing, and multi-media audio.

Learn on leading edge equipment in Millitrax including a Neve 5088!

Other Concentrations Include: Interactive Media | Live Event Technology | Visual Media | Video Production & Cinema. Students may earn more than one concentration.

Learn more about the Arts Technology Major.
See the Core Courses and Plan of Study

Audio Engineering & Production Concentration (19 credits)

  • MC 101 Intro to Music Industry (3)
  • MC 104 Intro to Recording Studio (2)
  • MC 201 Recording Studio Techniques I (3)
  • MC 202 Recording Studio Techniques II (3)
  • MC 220 Studio Pressure Night (2)
  • AT 453 Audio Systems Design and Integration (3)
  • AT 330 Live Sound (3)

* Electives are available in live event technology, video production and cinema, music business marketing, event management, and touring. This concentration pairs nicely with a music minor or arts administration major.

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