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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

Total Credit Hours: 180
Program-Specific Credits: 132

AUDA101 Fundamentals of Audio
AUDA102 Music Theory for Audio Professionals I
AUDA103 Audio Technology I
AUDA111 Survey of the Audio Industry
AUDA112 Music Theory for Audio Professionals II
AUDA113 Digital Audio I - Introduction to the Interface
AUDA123 Video Production for Audio
AUDA133 Audio Recording I
AUDA143 Electronics I
AUDA202 Synthesis and Sound Design I
AUDA203 Production Sound
AUDA205 Listening and Analysis
AUDA213 Audio Technology II
AUDA215 Acoustics
AUDA223 Midi Systems
AUDA233 Post-Production Sound
AUDA243 Digital Audio II - Digital Audio Systems
AUDA253 Audio Recording II
AUDA263 Live Sound Reinforcement I
AUDA273 Electronics II
AUDA283 Audio Distribution Technologies
AUDA302 Synthesis and Sound Design II
AUDA303 Advanced Post-Production Sound
AUDA308 Business Fundamentals
AUDA309 Portfolio I
AUDA312 Special Topics
AUDA313 Digital Audio III - Mixing
AUDA322 Senior Project I
AUDA323 Advanced Recording Techniques I
AUDA333 Sound for Interactive Media
AUDA343 Advanced Recording Techniques II
AUDA353 Live Sound Reinforcement II
AUDA403 Senior Project II
AUDA406 Internship
AUDA408 Business and Culture of Audio
AUDA409 Portfolio II
AUDA418 Media Business Practices

General Education Credits: 48

MAT100 College Mathematics
COM101 Oral Communications
HUM101 Introduction to Humanities
ENG104 Composition
GE2084 Writing II
PSY101 Psychology
GE2114 Physics of Light, Sound and Motion

Program Electives

General Program Electives: Select Seven

DFVA105 Conceptual Storytelling
DFVA113 Fundamentals of Editing
DFVA205 History of Film & Media
DFVA403 Senior Project Post Production
FND135 Image Manipulation
GWDA204 Introduction to Writing for Interactive Media
GWDA133 Fundamentals of Web Design
Courses from other degree programs may be subject to Director approval upon request

* Minimum of 88 internship hours for the quarter.

General Education Electives:
Humanities/Fine Arts Electives: (Select 1)

ENG307 Twentieth Century Poetry
ENG310 Topics in American Literature
ENG311 Topics in British Literature
ENG312 Women in Literature
GE2024 Art History I

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Note: The Art Institute of Dallas 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.