What will I learn?

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Audio Production Technologies program offers students an opportunity to receive training on industry-standard equipment. Students learn the concepts and theory associated with recording arts technologies while applying them in lab settings appropriate to their skill levels. The program is designed to give students a foundation of knowledge, competency, and experience important in the commercial music marketplace. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) is also available.

The Audio Production Technology program offers a unique combination of musical and technical training, and the opportunity to become proficient with a broad range of musically useful technologies while building a firm foundation in the musical arts. It prepares students for a variety of careers in:

studio recording;
live sound reinforcement;
electronic composition; and
music business-related fields.

The program offers students an opportunity to receive training on industry-standard equipment by instructors with real-world experience and professional resumes. Students learn the concepts and theory associated with recording arts technologies while applying them in lab settings appropriate to their skill levels.

Studio Recording courses cover audio systems theory, analog and digital electronics, live recording and sound reinforcement, multitrack studio recording/processing/mixing, and digital audio workstations. State-of-the-art facilities for the program include the 14-station Center for Music Technology & Studio Recording, and Studios A (large) and B (small) for recording and mixing.

Students completing the degree in Audio Production Technologies program will gain the knowledge base, competency, and confidence they need to enter the commercial music marketplace.

Which department am I in?

Department of Fine and Performing Arts

Study options

Full Time (61-68 credits)

Tuition fees
US$8,010.00 per year
Start date

Expected January, August 2022

Venue

Department of Fine and Performing Arts

1202 W. Thomas Road,

PHOENIX,

Arizona,

85013, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have graduation from secondary school equivalent to an American high school is required.

For international students

PC's open admission policy means that anyone can attend Phoenix College who:

Is a graduate of a high school, which is accredited by a regional accrediting association as defined by the United States Office of Education or approved by a State Department of Education or other appropriate state educational agency

Has a high school certificate of equivalency (GED)

Is at least 18 years of age and demonstrates evidence of potential success in the community college

as a transfer student in good standing from another college or university.

TOEFL - A minimum score on the Internet Base test (IBT) - 61, or Paper Base test (PBT) - 500

IELTS - A minimum score of 5.5

Application Deadlines are July 1 for Fall Semester and November 1 for Spring Semester

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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