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Audio Recording Certificate

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Program Code: 902062

The Audio Recording Certificate is designed for a person seeking skills in audio recording and internet/broadcast radio. Credits from this certificate may be applied toward the Digital Media Technology associate degree.

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Certificate Completers will be able to

• Engineer and plan recording sessions and distribute 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.

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

• 102065, Digital Media Technology

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Curriculum
Catalog No. Description
Credits
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.
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. (Corequisite: 10-206-100, Digital Audio Overview)
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)
Certificate Total
9
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Note

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

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