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|Audio Production for Digital Media (AA)
Total Units: 24
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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.
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.
- 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:
- Demonstrate technical proficiency with digital audio tools;
- create audio recordings and provide mastering of material for distribution; and
- create enhanced and new audio for recordings, video and computer games, and other digital
Recommended Sequence of Courses
Students interested in a suggested order for taking classes in this program, please view the
recommended course sequence.
The requirements for the Audio Production for Digital Media (AA) program are:
Complete 24 units from
- Audio Production for Digital Media Requirements
|Audio Production for Digital Media Requirements - complete 24.00 units|
|CS 74.11||Introduction to Digital Media||3.00|
|MUSC 50||Introduction to MIDI||3.00|
|MUSC 51A||Digital Audio: Fundamentals||3.00|
|MUSC 51B||Digital Audio: Mastering for Multimedia||3.00|
|MUSC 60A||Audio Recording 1||3.00|
|MUSC 60B||Audio Recording 2||3.00|
|CIS 74.79||Video and Serious Game Design Production||3.00|
|Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:|
|MUSC 1||Music Fundamentals||3.00|
|MUSC 2A||Introduction to Music Theory||3.00|
|MUSCP 10||Elementary Piano||2.00|
|MUSCP 11A||Class Piano 1||2.00|
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.
Associate Degree Requirements:
The major is one of several requirements students need to fulfill in order to be awarded the Associate Degree, the highest level of academic achievement recognized by Santa Rosa Junior College. Please note that all of the following requirements must be met in order for the degree to be conferred:
For all students admitted for the Fall 2009 term or any term thereafter,
a grade of "C" or better, or "P" if the course is taken on a pass/no pass basis,
is required for each course applied toward the major.
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 Certificate of Achievement.