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Audio Production
Bachelor of Science
Published June 1, 2016

Student Learning Outcomes

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• Production - Conceptualize, plan, execute, and deliver quality multitrack recordings and voiceovers, and post-production projects, integrating knowledge and application of audio theory, critical listening skills, and industry standards using industry-related tools

• Professionalism - Present and conduct themselves professionally and evaluate specific career paths, job responsibilities, and industry expectations while creating a professional business plan and an effective portfolio

• Critical Thinking - Efficiently evaluate and solve problems typically encountered by audio professionals

• Evaluation - Evaluate and apply peer and professional critique as well as self-evaluation to continuously improve the quality of their work

• Business - Evaluate and analyze the business and economic principles and practices of the audio industry while maintaining legal and ethical standards

Program Courses

Core Courses

AUDB101 Fundamentals of Audio
AUDB102 Music Theory for Audio Professionals I
AUDB103 Audio Technology I
AUDB111 Survey of the Audio Industry
AUDB113 Digital Audio I - Introduction to the Interface
AUDB123 Video Production for Audio
AUDB133 Audio Recording I
AUDB143 Electronics I
AUDB203 Production Sound
AUDB205 Listening & Analysis
AUDB209 Portfolio I
AUDB213 Audio Technology II
AUDB215 Acoustics
AUDB223 MIDI Systems
AUDB233 Post-Production Sound
AUDB243 Digital Audio II-Digital Audio Systems
AUDB253 Audio Recording II
AUDB263 Live Sound Reinforcement I
AUDB273 Electronics II
AUDB283 Audio Distribution Technologies
AUDB302 Synthesis & Sound Design I
AUDB312 Special Topics
AUDB313 Digital Audio III-Mixing
AUDB323 Advanced Recording Techniques I
AUDB333 Sound for Interactive Media
AUDB353 Live Sound Reinforcement II
AUDB403 Senior Project
AUDB406 Internship
AUDB408 Business & Culture of Audio
AUDB409 Portfolio II
AUDB418 Media Business Practices

General Education Courses

GEN101 English I
GEN102 English II
GEN105 Effective Speaking
GEN150 Mathematical Concepts and Connections
GEN399 General Education Capstone
Algebra - GEN256 College Algebra (ILIC) or GEN250 Topics in Mathematics (ILIS)
Fine Arts - GEN205-GEN212
Humanities & Fine Arts 200-Level Elective
Humanities & Fine Arts 300-Level Elective
Life Science 200-Level Elective
Physics - GEN279 or GEN286
Physical & Life Science 300-Level Elective
Social Science 200-Level Elective
Social Science 300-Level Elective


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Note: The Illinois Institute of Art - Chicago reserves the right to alter the sequencing of classes. Some courses are offered on a rotating basis. Students should consult their Academic Advisors and/or Department Chair when creating their course schedules to ensure they are following the recommended sequence. Students must meet all co/prerequisites for courses.