Undergraduate Division

Audio Engineering and Sound Production Degrees

Associate of Science in Audio Engineering and Sound Production

Admission Requirements

A background in music is recommended for admission to the degree program. See "Admission Requirements" in the Undergraduate Division section of this bulletin.

Major Ensemble

X90 Audio Technical Crew (2 cr.) 2 credit hours each semester until four fall-spring enrollments are reached.

Audio Engineering and Sound Production Courses

33 credit hours


  • A101 Introduction to Audio Technology (3 cr.)
  • A102 Audio Techniques I (3 cr.)
  • A111 Electronics I (3 cr.)
  • A112 Electronics II (3 cr.)
  • A150 Introductory Seminar in Audio Engineering (1 cr.)
  • A201 Audio Techniques II (3 cr.)
  • A202 Audio Techniques III (3 cr.)
  • A270 Multitrack Studio Techniques I (3 cr.)
  • A350 Seminar in Audio Engineering (1 cr.)
  • A370 Multitrack Studio Techniques II (3 cr.)
  • A461 Final Project in Audio Engineering (1 cr.)
  • A470 Individual Multitrack Studio Projects (3 cr.) (One semester of A360 Classical Music Recording and Production may be substituted for A470.)
  • A480 Internship in Audio (3 cr.)
Core Music Courses

6 credit hours

  • Z111 Introduction to Music Theory (3 cr.)
  • Z211 Music Theory II (3 cr.)

Or, for students with sufficient music background:

  • Music Fundamentals Online or equivalent 
  • T151 Music Theory and Literature I (3 cr.)
General Education

17 credit hours

  • English Composition (3 cr.) ENG W131 Reading, Writing, & Inquiry I; ENG W170 Introduction to Argumentative Writing; or CMLT C110 Writing the World
  • Arts and Humanities (3 cr.) Fulfilled by completing MUS T109, MUS T151, MUS Z101, or MUS Z111
  • Social and Historical Studies (3 cr.)
  • Natural and Mathematical Sciences (3 cr.) Required physics course: PHYS P105 Basic Physics of Sound 
  • Electives 5 credit hours selected from general education course list or foreign language courses.
To Complete Degree

Music or non-music electives as needed to bring the total credit hours to 60, excluding I400 and major ensemble.

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