The tools for recording, editing, and delivery of audio are evolving at a rapid pace. Today’s professional audio engineers and producers must constantly stay abreast of current developments in equipment technology and production methods. To do this, they must have a solid foundation in the basic physics of sound and acoustics as well as skills in equipment operation, usage, and design.
The Audio Production program will meet the needs of industry by offering a curriculum that provides students with a solid background in technology, theory and industry practices. Practical hands-on experience with recording and live production equipment is essential to being prepared for the contemporary market place.
Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will have the opportunity to:
• Conceptualize, plan, execute, and deliver quality multitrack recordings and voiceovers , and post-production projects, integrating knowledge and application of audio theory, critical listening skills, and industry standards, using industry-related tools
• Present and conduct themselves professionally and evaluate specific career paths, job responsibilities, and industry expectations while creating a professional business plan and an effective portfolio
• Efficiently evaluate and solve problems typically encountered by audio professionals
• Evaluate and apply peer and professional critique as well as self-evaluation to continuously improve the quality of their work
• Evaluate and analyze the business and economic principles and practices of the audio industry while maintaining legal and ethical standards
To receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Audio Production, students must: receive a passing grade or credit for all required coursework; earn a minimum of 180 quarter credits; achieve a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher; meet portfolio or other requirements as outlined by the program; and satisfy all financial obligations to The Art Institute.