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Audio Production for Digital Media Certificate Music Total Units: 24
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Term Effective: Spring 2010


The purpose of the Audio Production for Digital Media program is to provide students with an overview of music theory, audio recording, digital and analog audio technology, video games for educational and entertainment purposes, and Internet and multimedia applications. Graduates are prepared for entry-level positions in CD and DVD audio production and audio for video post-production and sound design.

Career Options

Audio production technicians use hardware and software to record, store, and edit musical and non-musical sounds. The development of multimedia and the Internet have created a variety of occupations built around the development and use of platform-specific tools for linear and non-linear digital audio production. Potential Careers:

  • Sound Mixer/Designer
  • Assistant Audio Engineer
  • Post-Production Mixer/Editor
  • Sound Recordist
  • Sound Effects/Dialog Editor

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate technical proficiency with digital audio tools;
  2. create audio recordings and provide mastering of material for distribution; and
  3. create enhanced and new audio for recordings, video and computer games, and other digital media applications.

Recommended Sequence of Courses

Students interested in a suggested order for taking classes in this program, please view the recommended course sequence.

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Audio Production for Digital Media Certificate program are:

  • Complete 24 units from
    • Audio Production for Digital Media Requirements

Audio Production for Digital Media Requirements - complete 24.00 units
CS 74.11Introduction to Digital Media3.00
MUSC 50Introduction to MIDI3.00
MUSC 51ADigital Audio: Fundamentals3.00
MUSC 51BDigital Audio: Mastering for Multimedia3.00
MUSC 60AAudio Recording 13.00
MUSC 60BAudio Recording 23.00
CIS 74.79Video and Serious Game Design Production3.00
Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:
MUSC 1Music Fundamentals3.00
MUSC 2AIntroduction to Music Theory3.00
MUSCP 10Elementary Piano2.00
MUSCP 11AClass Piano 12.00

Term Effective: Spring 2010

The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.

Term Inactive: Fall 2010

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories; that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course. Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers in the Program Requirements section.

It is important that students who are completing an Associate Degree and desire to transfer to a four-year institution meet with a counselor to plan their lower division coursework. While many majors at SRJC are intended to align with lower division major preparation required by California public universities, specific lower-division major requirements vary among individual campuses. See a counselor, visit the Transfer Center, and check Guides For Transfer in Specific Majors, and ASSIST to review transfer preparation guides for specific schools and majors.


This program of study is also available as a major for an Associate Degree.

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