Audio Recording Technology
About the Program
"Hands-on" is the guiding philosophy behind this innovative program in audio recording, electronic music, and live sound production. Students acquire hundreds of engineering hours using state-of-the-art digital and analog equipment in our six well-equipped studios.
AWARD TYPES: Associate of Applied Science, Certificate Level 1, Enhanced Skills Certificate
AREA OF STUDY: Art & Design
Degrees and Certificates
Audio Recording Technology - AAS
Associate of Applied Science
Audio Recording Technology - Certificate Level 1
The Audio Recording Technology program prepares students for employment in the audio industry by providing relevant instruction, opportunities for internships and career advancement, and resources for creating professional musical recordings for portfolios of its graduates. The Audio Recording Technology program is responsive to its industry advisory committee, and consistently achieves graduation and placement rates exceeding the standards set by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB).
In addition, please note that a student may only earn one Occupational Skills Award (OSA) per academic year.
TSI testing required prior to first enrollment for all AAS degrees and Level II certificates.
There are 1,346 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians employed in the Greater Houston Area. This number is expected to increase by 8.3% over the next four years.
- The estimated annual job openings is 56 jobs a year.
- Median Wages - $18.08 hourly, $38,000 annually
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