The Certificate of Achievement in Audio Post Production provides opportunities for career preparation by providing courses that meet workforce needs. Audio postproduction content development skills are highly desirable not only in the film and television industries, but also in related industries including sound design for games, music composition for games, theatre sound, and sound for interactive media. The program provides a solid technical background in audio post production concepts and applications including dialog recording, Foley recording, field recording, sound effects design, sound library management, andmusic composition. The outcomes of the program align with industry standards for audio post production careers. Furthermore, the courses in this certificate will scale up to additional Certificates of Achievement and the AA degree in Music Technology.
The courses average 2-26 students per course. The projected number of completers per year is 12. These figures are based on the number of students completing existing Music Tech courses between the years 16/17 and 17/18. There is high demand for professionals with audio post production skills in the local job market as well as other regions in California. We want to target middle skill workers who may need sound production as a skillset.
The Certificate of Achievement in Audio PostProduction prepares students to be competent creators of audio content for film and television while providing the opportunity to gain skills necessary to advance their careers.
Program Learning Outcomes:
· Apply basic principles of audio engineering, sound design, and music composition to create audio content for film and television.
· Execute an original audio post production project under the supervision of faculty or a professional mentor.
The program has 4 core courses.
(Y1 or S1)
|Required Core Classes|
|MTEC 70A||ProTools 101- Avid Certification||4||Y1Fall|
|MTEC 70B||Pro Tools 110- Avid Certification||4||Y1Winter|
|MTEC 57B||Surround Sound Production||4||Y1Spring|
|MTEC 57A||Sound Design for Film and Video||4||Y1 Winter|