The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment in music production occupations or to provide supplemental professional training for persons previously or currently employed in this field. The content includes, but is not limited to, instruction that prepares individuals for positions such as music directors, singers, composers, sound engineers, producers, programmers, salespeople (retail), manufacturer’s representatives, consultants, music editors, sound designers, sound systems designers, audio assistants, audio technicians, a/v technicians, studio managers/supervisors, archivists, and related workers. This program focuses on broad, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the Music Production Technology industry: planning, management, finance, technical and product skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues and health, safety, and environmental issues.
This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Arts, A/V Technology and Communication career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Arts, A/V Technology and Communication career cluster.
Many courses require prerequisites. Check the description of each course in the list below for prerequisites, minimum grade requirements, and other restrictions. Students must complete all prerequisites for a course prior to registering for it.
Many courses require prerequisites. Check the description of each course in the list below for prerequisites, minimum grade requirements, and other restrictions. Students must complete all prerequisites prior to registering for a course.
Students must fulfill all requirements of their program to be eligible for graduation.