AUDIO PRODUCTION A.A.S.

This program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in audio and radio production.

See also: Audio Production A.A.S. with Music Production Option

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES

Audio Production A.A.S. students will:

  • Operate and install equipment found in media and telecommunications industries
  • Maintain and repair equipment found in media and telecommunications industries
  • 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

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to perform audio functions including music and sound recording and audio programming, mixing, re-recording, splicing, dubbing and over-dubbing, setting up and connecting sound reinforcement equipment on location, determining site characteristics, and mixing live audio.

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

The curriculum listed on this page represents the minimum coursework required for the AAS degree in Telecommunications: Audio-Radio Production. Some required courses are offered only in the evening.

Degree requirements for Audio-Radio Production A.A.S. 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
Math/Science 3
Health 1
Physical Education 1
14
SECOND SEMESTER
ENGL 102 Freshman English II 3
COMM 201 Media and Society 3
MUSI 170 Music Preparation for Audio Professionals 3
TELC 221 Audio Editing 4
Behavioral/Social Sciences 3
Physical Education 1
17
THIRD SEMESTER
COMM 207 Video Production I 4
TELC 230 Music/Multi-Track Recording 4
TELC 205 Practicum in Radio Operations 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
Behavioral/Social Sciences 3
14
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 62