CCL Sound Design
Academic Plan Code
The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Sound Design program offers students an opportunity to learn concepts associated with Sound Design production and recording arts technologies while applying them in lab settings. Upon completion of the core courses, students will have acquired skills allowing them the opportunity to apply for a broad range of positions in the audio post-production field including: Film and Television, Animation, Radio, Theatre, and Commercial Advertising.
Admission Criteria: Formal application and admission to the program is required.
Course Sequence by Term
The following is a suggested course sequence by term for the pathway. Students should keep in mind the items below that affect their success in completing the pathway as listed:
- The course sequence is laid out by suggested term. It is understood that students may enter the program at different times of the year.
- Academic achievement is related to initial course placement determined by course placement tests, completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites, any courses below 100 level, and program prerequisites.
- Students should meet with an academic advisor, or program director, or counselor who can assist in assessing student needs that may affect course enrollment. Appropriate resources can be discussed and agreed to in order to address student needs and support successful course completion.
Program Area Key:
- Critical Rdg = Critical Reading
- FYC = First Year Composition
- HUM = Humanities and Fine Arts
- Mathematics = Mathematics
- NS = Natural Science
- Oral Comm = Oral Communication
- PP = Program Prerequisite
- SB = Social & Behavioral Sciences
- RC = Required Courses
- RE = Restricted Electives
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program area.
|RC||MTC105||Music Theory I||MTC100, OR MTC101, OR permission of Instructor||3|
|RC||MTC106||Aural Perception I||1|
|RC||MTC191||Electronic Music I||3|
|Studio Music Recording I or
Studio Music Recording I
|RC||MTC192||Electronic Music II||MTC191||3|
|RC||MUC111||Digital Audio Workstation I (DAW I)||MUC195 OR MUC195AA||3|
|RC||MUC196||Studio Music Recording II||MUC195 OR MUC195AA||3|
|Sound Design I or
Introduction to sound design for film and video or
Introduction to sound design for film and video
|MTC191. Prerequisite or Corequistie: MUC111 OR permission of instructor||3|
|RC||MUC109||Music Business: Merchandising and the Law||3|
|RC||MUC112||Digital Audio Workstation II (DAW II)||MUC111||3|
|Sound Design II or
Advance Sound Design for film and video or
Advance Sound Design for film and video
|MUC122 OR MTC/TCM120 OR permission of Instructor||3|
|RC||MUC110||Music Business: Recording and Mass Media||3|
|RC||MUC194||Introduction To Audio Mixing Techniques||MUC112 and MUC195 OR permission of instructor||3|
|RC||MUC292||Sound Design III||3|
|RC||MUC297AA||Music Internship||Permission of Department or Division||1|
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All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.
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