Audio Production, A.A.

In addition to the 24 units of the certificate program in Audio Production, students must also complete all MSJC General Education Option A requirements (a total of 60 units) for the Associate of Arts degree in Audio Production.


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MSJC General Education Option A 

Plan of Study Grid
Fall Semester 1Units
ENGL-101 College Composition (formerly Freshman Composition) 4
MATH-115 Ideas of Mathematics 3
AUD-140 Beginning Studio Recording 3
AUD-143 Pro Tools 101 (formerly Computer Audio Editing) 3
U.S. History to 1877
or U.S. History Since 1865
Spring Semester 1
ENVS-100 Humans and Scientific Inquiry 3
COMM-110 Communications Media Survey 3
AUD-141 Intermediate Studio Recording 3
MUS-107 Introduction and Appreciation of American Music 3
DIG-110 Introduction to Digital Media 3
Fall Semester 2
COMM-103 Interpersonal Communication 3
CSCR-116 Integrative Career/Life Planning (formerly GUID-116) 3
AUD-142 Advanced Studio Recording I 3
AUD-180 Video Production I 3
DIG-181 Social Media Marketing (formerly DIG-581) 3
Spring Semester 2
MUS-109 World Music 3
AUD-546 Recording Music and Live Sound (formerly AUD-146) 3
AUD-145 Pro Tools 110 (formerly Midi & Computer Recording) 3
DIG-592 Studio Production & Livestreaming (formerly DIG-191) 3
Select one of the following: 3
Music Fundamentals
Music Theory I
 Total Units61

Note: AREA G (Math Competency) can be demonstrated by a high school math course at or above the level of Algebra 2 with a grade of C or better.

An Associate Degree in this program requires students to follow MSJC's General Education, Option A and complete all general education areas, all major requirements, and complete an overall total of 60 degree applicable units with a minimum 2.0 GPA.

Course Title Credits
MSJC General Education Option A24
Required Audio Technology Courses18
Audio Technology Electives6
Electives (as needed to reach 60 units)
Course Title Credits
Required Courses
AUD/MUS-140Beginning Studio Recording3
AUD/MUS-141Intermediate Studio Recording3
AUD/MUS-142Advanced Studio Recording I3
AUD/MUS-143Pro Tools 101 (formerly Computer Audio Editing)3
AUD/MUS-145Pro Tools 110 (formerly Midi & Computer Recording)3
AUD-546Recording Music and Live Sound (formerly AUD-146)3
Elective Courses
Select two courses from the following:6
The Music & Audio Business
Video Production I
Music Fundamentals
Music Theory I
Total Units24

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