Certificate of Completion in Audio Production Technologies Audio Production Technologies Track 1 Audio Production

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Audio Production Technologies program offers students an opportunity to receive training on industry-standard equipment. Students learn the concepts and theory associated with recording arts technologies while applying them in lab settings appropriate to their skill levels. Students completing the Audio Production program will gain the knowledge base, competency, and confidence they need to enter the commercial music marketplace. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) is also available. MC, PV
Track I - Audio Production: GC, PC, SC
Track II - Sound Design: GC, PC, SC

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Academic Career
Credit
Degree/Certificate Type
Career and Technical Certificate
Academic Plan
Audio Production Technologies (CCL)
Academic Plan Code
5334
Total Credits Required
36–37
Catalog Year
2019-2020

Career Opportunities

Successful completion of the Audio Production Technologies program may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Maricopa County-based annual median wages* for this program. You can click on any occupation to view the detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.

Audio and Video Equipment Technicians

$41,004

Sound Engineering Technicians

$47,017

* Career and wage information provided by Emsi using data, reports, and forecasts which are generated using government data sources and Emsi’s proprietary analytical processes. Emsi’s data covers multiple classes of workers including QCEW, non-QCEW, and those who are self-employed. Disclaimer

Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by placement tests and completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites and program prerequisites.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor about any concerns that may affect course enrollment.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
9
MUC195 or
MUC195AA
Studio Music Recording I or Studio Music Recording I RC 3
MTC191 Electronic Music I RC 3
MTC101 Introduction to Music Theory RC 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
12
MUC109 Music Business: Merchandising and the Law RC 3
MUC111 Digital Audio Workstation I (DAW I) RC 3
MUC196 or
MUC196AA
Studio Music Recording II or Studio Music Recording II RC 3
MTC192 Electronic Music II RC 3

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
11-12
MUC110 or
MUC145
Music Business: Recording and Mass Media or Recording Studio Business Operations RC 2–3
MUC112 Digital Audio Workstation II (DAW II) RC 3
MUC197 Live Sound Reinforcement I RC 3
MUC295 Studio Music Recording III RC 3

Term 4

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 4
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
4
MUC198 Live Sound Reinforcement II RC 3
MUC297AA Music Internship RC 1

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Disclaimer

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.

Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.

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.

View MCCCD’s program website for the Certificate of Completion in Audio Production Technologies (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=108462).

Other Versions

The pathway map presented above is for the current catalog year and is the intended pathway map for new students. Other versions of this pathway map from different catalog years are available below:

Catalog Year Effective Dates
2019-2020 Current
2018-2019 5/29/2018 – 5/27/2019