AUDIO PRODUCTION A.A.S.
MUSIC PRODUCTION OPTION

The Music Production Option is designed for recording students who have an interest or skills in music and wish to apply audio production techniques specifically to that field.

See also: Audio Production A.A.S.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES

Audio Production A.A.S. (Music Production Option) students will:

  • Apply concepts of mixing, recording, splicing, dubbing and over-dubbing when producing audio programming
  • Operate audio equipment found in the recording, radio, and television industries
  • Record and edit audio material for the recording, radio, and television industries
  • Produce audio programs for the recording, radio, and television industries
  • Utilize audio equipment for sound reinforcement
  • Utilize audio equipment on location
  • Continue your education at a 4-year institution

CAREER POSSIBILITIES

Graduates may work in the music recording industry, for radio stations, and in television, motion picture, and video production as recording engineers, audio engineers, audio operators, board operators, sound technicians, or mixers.

TRANSFER INFORMATION

Cayuga has articulation agreements for related programs offered by Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College and by SUNY College at Fredonia. For these and other transfer institutions, students should contact their advisor and/or the Coordinator for Transfer and Articulation in the Centers for Student Engagement and Academic Advisement for more information. Early consultation to plan the most appropriate course sequence will optimize transferability.

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

Students who receive a degree in Audio-Radio Production with this option may wish to pursue a career in music recording or transfer to a four-year program in music production. Students who wish to transfer should consult with the four-year school for planning and preparation.

For more information about Cayuga’s Telecommunications programs, visit the Telcom web site at www.telcomcayuga.com.

Degree requirements for the Audio Production A.A.S. Music Production Option program
COURSES CREDIT HOURS
FIRST SEMESTER
ENGL 101 Freshman English I 3
COMM 101 Introduction to Mass Media 3
TELC 104 Audio Video Production Techniques I 3
MUSI 101 Music Appreciation 3
Health 1
Physical Education 1
14
SECOND SEMESTER
ENGL 102 Freshman English II 3
COMM 201 Media and Society 3
Math/Science Elective 3
Behavioral/Social Sciences 3
MUSI 170 Music Preparation for Audio Professionals 3
Physical Education 1
16
THIRD SEMESTER
COMM 207 Video Production I 4
TELC 230 Music/Multi-Track Recording 4
MUSI 102
OR
MUSI 111
Jazz History
OR
Rock History
3
TELC 220 Advanced Audio Production 3
Math/Science 3
17
FOURTH SEMESTER
TELC 231 Advanced Recording Techniques 4
COMM 208 Video Production II 4
TELC 275 Internship in Radio and TV 3
MUSI 154
OR
MUSI 158
Piano
OR
Guitar
OR
Telecommunications, Communications, Music Elective
3
Behavioral/Social Sciences 3
17
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 64