The sound technology certificate is intended to prepare students for careers in sound
recording and sound reinforcement in live and studio performance situations, as well
as in the film industry, television, radio and other areas where sound recording and electronic
music play an increasingly vital role. The certificate program can also be valuable
preparation for enrolling in an advanced commercial music school.
The graduate of the certificate program in sound technology will:
- Recognize and define the basic terminology associated with acoustics.
- Recognize and define the basic terminology associated with sound recording and electronic
- Participate in sound recording and mix-down sessions.
- Produce and record works of electronic music.
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Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
closed during summer months
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