Audio Technology Certificate

Receive a certificate for hands-on and theoretical approach to audio technologies.


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Plan of Study Grid
Fall Semester 1Units
AUD-140 Beginning Studio Recording 3
AUD-143 Pro Tools 101 (formerly Computer Audio Editing) 3
Spring Semester 1
AUD-141 Intermediate Studio Recording 3
AUD-145 Pro Tools 110 (formerly Midi & Computer Recording 3
Select one of the following: 3
Video Production I  
Radio Production  
Music Fundamentals  
Fall Semester 2
AUD-142 Advanced Studio Recording I 3
Recording Music and Live Sound (formerly AUD-146)
or The Music & Audio Business
Select one of the following: 3
Radio Production  
Music Fundamentals  
Music Theory I  
 Total Units24
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 Recording3
AUD-546Recording Music and Live Sound (formerly AUD-146)3
Elective Courses6
The Music & Audio Business
Radio Production
Video Production I
Music Fundamentals
Music Theory I
Total Units24

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Gainful Employment Disclosures: Audio Technology

Gainful Employment Disclosures – 2022 


This program is designed to be completed in months.  

This program will cost $828 if completed within normal time.  There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.   

Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ 0 of debt.   The following States do not have licensure requirements for this profession: California 

For more information about graduation rates, loan repayment rates, and post-enrollment earnings about this institution and other postsecondary institutions please click here: 


Cost per unit $46 

Parking Permits cost $68 a year or $34 a semester  

RTA Go Pass cost $16 a year or $8 a semester  

SGA discount sticker (optional) - $14 a year or $7 a semester  

Student representation fee (optional) - $4 a year or $2 a semester  

Help a Student Fund (optional) - $4 a year or $2 a semester  

Student Health Center Fee - $46 a year or $23 a semester 

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