Audio Engineering and Production Certificate (2503)

The audio recording and production industry has been a mainstay of the communications field for many decades. The techniques used to create fine audio programs have been a paramount issue in the media industry. With the advent of modern music and the associated industry promotion, there is an increased interest in this discipline. Lakeland’s Audio Engineering and Production certificate program, in keeping with the industry’s history of master/apprentice training, provides students with the opportunity to work with a teaching staff well recognized for its accomplishments in the world of broadcast, recording, sound reinforcement, and audio production. With its heavy emphasis on direct application of skills, the program helps prepare students for success in the audio recording and production industry.

Course Title Credit Hours
MDIA 1003Introduction to the Multimedia Computer1
MDIA 1010The Business and History of Broadcast and Interactive Media2
MDIA 1080Staff Practice I1
MDIA 1200Video I: Introduction to Video Production and Broadcast3
MDIA 1300Radio I: Introduction to Radio Production and Broadcast3
MDIA 1400Audio I: Introduction to Audio Production and Recording3
MDIA 1405Audio II: Recording and Studio Techniques3
MDIA 1420Basics of Sound Reinforcement3
MDIA 2080Staff Practice II1
MDIA 2400Audio III: Sound Shaping and Advanced Production3
MDIA 2405Audio IV: Advanced Recording and Editing3
MDIA 2420Foley Sound Design and Recording2
MUSC 2650Electronic Music I2
Total Credit Hours30

The following courses are suggested as supplementary enrichment to the Media Technology certificates:

Course Title Credit Hours
ARTS 1120Art Appreciation3
ARTS 1130Art Drawing I3
ENGL 2215Graphic Fiction4
GRDS 1010Visual Organization3
GRDS 1375Computer Graphics AI, ID and PS3
ITCS 1010Programming Logic3
ITCS 1105Web Programming I3
ITCS 1820Java Programming I3
MUSC 1200Music Appreciation3
MUSC 1215World Music3
MUSC 1800Popular Music: Rock, Jazz, Country, and Hip-Hop3
PHOT 1100Basic Photography3
or PHOT 1105 Basic Photography - Digital
PHOT 1400Commercial Photography3