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 3
CSCR-116 Integrative Career/Life Planning (formerly GUID-116) 3
AUD-140 Introduction to Audio Recording 3
AUD-143 Pro Tools 101 (formerly Computer Audio Editing) 3
ENVS-100 Humans and Scientific Inquiry 3
Spring Semester 1
MATH-115 Ideas of Mathematics 3
COMM-110 Communications Media Survey 3
AUD-141 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
AUD-142 Advanced Studio Recording I 3
AUD-180/DIG-190 Video Production I 3
DIG-181 Social Media Marketing (formerly DIG-581) 3
U.S. History to 1877
or U.S. History Since 1865
or Introduction to American Government and Politics
Spring Semester 2
AUD-546 Recording Music and Live Sound (formerly AUD-146) 3
DIG-592 Studio Production & Livestreaming (formerly DIG-191) 3
AUD-145 Pro Tools 110 (formerly Midi & Computer Recording) 3
Music Fundamentals
or Music Theory I
Select one of the following: 3
Ethnic Politics in America
Introduction to Chicana/o/x Studies
Introduction to Black Studies
Black History in the American Context
American Indian Literature (formerly ENGL-240)
Latinx/Chicanx Literature
Multiethnic Literature (formerly ENGL-280)
Indigenous Peoples of California
 Total Units60

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 complete MSJC's local General Education, Option A, by fulfilling all general education areas. In addition, students must complete 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-140Introduction to Audio Recording3
AUD-141Studio 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
Video Production I
Music Fundamentals
Music Theory I
The Business of Music
Total Units24

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