Audio Recording Technology - Electronic Music Production Certificate Level 1

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Audio Recording Technology - Electronic Music Production - Certificate Level 1

The certificate program emphasizes skills used by MIDI producers and sound designers in MIDI studios, multitrack recording studios and project studios. Some of the courses in this certificate apply to the AAS in Audio Recording Technology degree.


Semester 1
MUSB 1305 Survey of the Music Business 3
MUSC 1335 Commercial Music Software 3
MUSC 1331 MIDI I 3
MUSI 1181 Piano Class I OR
MUAP 1169 Piano 1
MUSI 1301 Fundamentals of Music I 3
Semester 2
MUSC 1327 Audio Engineering I 3
MUSC 2433 Scoring for Video and Film 4
MUSI 1182 Piano Class II OR
MUAP 1169 Piano 1
MUSC 1270 Fundamentals of Music Production 2
Semester 3
MUSC 2345 Synthesis II 3
MUSC 1350 Remixing (Capstone) 3


Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 3
Total Credits 32

**Capstone Statement
A capstone course is a course designed to provide opportunities for students to integrate knowledge from their core and concentration courses, to gain insight into the meanings of professionalism and professional practice, and to reflect on the norms of a discipline or profession.

Gainful Employment

Program Duration

This program is designed to be completed in 44 weeks.

Program Cost

This program will cost $3,640* if completed within normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
*Includes estimates for books, supplies, and equipment.


Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. Typical debt total has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

Licensure Info

The State of Texas does not have licensure requirements for this profession.


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Last updated June 2019.