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Audio Production Certificate

Certificate Number 902062

The Audio Production Certificate is designed for a person seeking skills in audio recording and internet/broadcast radio.

Certificate Completers will be able to

. Engineer and plan recording sessions and distribute that content digitally and over the air.
. Conduct recording sessions using state-of-the-art equipment and produce professional broadcast quality material.
. Plan, record and distribute music and talk programming.
. Manage the sound reinforcement, monitoring, and recording aspects of a live performance.
. Produce music for broadcast, podcast, video and film.
. Record and master recordings on a variety of computer software applications, convert files to various digital formats.
. Create broadcast liners, sots and programming.


. 10-206-102, Audio Engineering 1 is offered only in the Fall.
. 10-206-103, Audio Engineering 2 is offered only in the Spring.

Completers will be able to apply credits toward the following programs:

. 102065, Digital Media Technology


Catalog No. Description Credits

10-206-102 Audio Engineering 1
10-206-103 Audio Engineering 2
10-206-120 Digital Audio Advanced
10-206-100 Digital Audio Overview

Certificate Total

Course Descriptions

10-206-102 Audio Engineering 1...apply the basics of recording both live and in studio situations with state-of-the-art equipment to produce professional quality audio for broadcast and digital file distribution; learn about microphones and their placement; use various audio interfaces and mixers.

10-206-103 Audio Engineering 2...hands-on studio and live recording course covering advanced engineering and signal processing, live recording of music and talk radio show production for internet distribution. (Prerequisite: 10-206-102, Audio Engineering 1; 10-206-100, Digital Audio Overview)

10-206-120 Digital Audio Advanced...apply advanced concepts of audio production using various software; develops skills in advanced editing, location audio, audio for video and advanced audio production of radio programming and repairing problem audio files. (Prerequisite: 10-206-100, Digital Audio Overview)

10-206-100 Digital Audio Overview...concept of analog to digital audio conversion; audio production with software including editing, processing, mixing and exporting. Creating radio imaging and advertising; producing various length content for distribution through multiple medium.

For more information, please contact: The Business & Information Technology Department,(920) 498-5435 or (800) 422-NWTC, extension 5435,or contact Enrollment Services at 888-385-NWTC.