Digital Audio Production (Certificate)

Career opportunities

The certificate in Digital Audio Production can serve as the first step in a number of career paths. The Certificate can also be paired with the Music (A.S.) degree or another related degree program, such as Media Arts (A.S.). Information below is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Numbers are nationwide.

We have many music opportunities in the local community, including:

Courses

Minimum program credit hours: 31

Program Codes

Degree Option
Certificates
Hegis Code
5008
Curriculum Code
1781
General Requirements
9 credit hours Degree Requirements Met
3 SUNY LAS JCC
ENG 1510: English Composition I

(or higher)

3
3
PSY 1510: General Psychology or HIS 1540: US History Since 18653
3
CSC 1510: Introduction to Computer Science

(recommended)

3

Core Requirements
22-23 credit hours Degree Requirements Met
18 SUNY LAS JCC
CMM 1750: The Rhetoric of Vision and Sound3
MUS 1570: Music Theory I3
MUS 1670: Beginning Piano3
MUS 1710: Introduction to Sound Recording3
MUS 1730: Music and the Digital Studio3
MUS 2890: Digital/Audio Studio Seminar3
3
MUS 1510: Music Appreciation or MUS 1530: Historical Survey of Rock & Roll3
1-2
MUS 1750-2880 music ensembles are not required, but suggested if working toward an associate’s degree1-2

Electives
none

Important Points
  • Students are advised to select program electives after careful consultation with their advisors.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  1. Use industry-standard music technology hardware and software for pre and post production of music and music media.
  2. Demonstrate a working knowledge of basic wave theory and its application to psychoacoustics.
  3. Demonstrate aesthetic understanding:  the ability to understand and appreciate aesthetic forms of expression, such as literature, music, dance, and other forms of visual imagery.