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Audio Production Certificate

  • Student recording a musician in the recording studio.

    ADVANCE YOUR SKILLS IN AUDIO AND RADIO PRODUCTION – Produce radio and audio commercials and promotions, learn music recording and mixing, and create productions to add to your career portfolio.

  • The 18-credit Certificate in Audio Production integrates recording, mixing, producing, and mastering audio.

    Student editing audio on a computerCompletion of the certificate will help students pursue careers in radio, film, and video, as well as audio and music production. Students will learn how to develop and produce messages using current audio hardware and software. Communications Media majors can obtain this certificate as part of their 44-credit major program.

    Certificate Counts as a Communications Media Minor

    Majors from other departments can declare and earn a minor in Communications Media along with this certificate.

    Requirements

  • Core Courses: 15 Credits
    Course Title Credits
    COMM 101 Communications Media in American Society 3cr
    COMM 249 Basic Audio Recording Techniques 3cr
    COMM 349 Radio Production 3cr
    COMM 350 Advanced Radio Production 3cr
    COMM 449 Advanced Audio Recording Techniques 3cr
  • Elective Course: 3 Credits
    Course Title Credits
    COMM 281 Special Topics1 3cr
    COMM 305 Electronic Media Programming and Sales 3cr
    COMM 354 Media Law and Policy 3cr
    COMM 401 Promotion for Radio, Television, and Cable 3cr
    COMM 403 Broadcast Newswriting 3cr
    COMM 408 Media Field Studies 3cr
    COMM 414 Music, Media, and Culture 3cr
    COMM 451 Broadcast News Process1 3cr
    COMM 480 Seminar in Communications Media1 3cr
    COMM 481 Special Topics1 3cr


    1As appropriate depending on topic; approval required.