Audio Production

Course Listing

Audio Production
Bachelor of Science
Published June 1, 2016
This program can be completed on ground, blended (plus) or online.

Student Learning Outcomes

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Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will have the opportunity to:

  • Conceptualize, plan, execute, and deliver quality multitrack recordings and voiceovers, and postproduction projects, integrating knowledge and application of audio theory, critical listening skills, and industry standards, using industry-related tools.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of job responsibilities and industry expectations through development of a professional business plan and portfolio.
  • Efficiently troubleshoot and solve problems typically encountered by audio professionals.
  • Evaluate and apply peer and professional critique as well as self-evaluation to continuously improve the quality of their work.
  • Evaluate and integrate the business and economic principles and practices of the audio industry by creating a comprehensive business plan that demonstrates skill in scheduling, budgeting, leadership, production, and project management.

Program Courses


RS092 College Success
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 & Sound Design I
AUDA203 Production Sound
AUDA205 Listening & Analysis
AUDA213 Audio Technology II
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 & 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 & Culture of Audio
AUDA409 Portfolio II
AUDA418 Media Business Practices
Thematic Focused Elective 1*
Thematic Focused Elective 2*
Thematic Focused Elective 3*


HU110 College English
HU111 Effective Speaking
HU130 Visual Language & Culture
HU430 General Education Capstone
Humanities Art Requirement – Upper-Division
Humanities Requirement – Upper-Division
Humanities Writing Requirement – Upper-Division
General Education Requirement
General Education Requirement – Upper-Division
General Education Requirement – Upper-Division
Mathematics Requirement
Mathematics & Sciences Requirement – Upper-Division
Social & Behavioral Sciences Requirement
Social & Behavioral Sciences Requirement
Social & Behavioral Sciences Requirement – Upper-Division
Social & Behavioral Sciences Requirement – Upper-Division


Program Electives


Industry of Focus: Broadcast Audio
AUDA301 Broadcast Audio
AUDA404 Live Sound for Television
AUDA413 Advanced Broadcast Audio

Industry of Focus: Gaming & Interactive Audio
AUDA363 Audio for Video Games
AUDA415 Composition & Scoring
AUDA423 Audio for Emerging Media
AUDA443 Field Recording I

Industry of Focus: Post-Production (Film & Television)
AUDA332 Music Editing
AUDA405 Audio for Advertising
AUDA415 Composition & Scoring

Industry of Focus: Audio Systems Technology
AUDA373 Advanced Electronics
AUDA402 Advanced Acoustics
AUDA433 Designing Circuitry for Audio Electronics

Industry of Focus: Forensic Audio
AUDA342 Forensic Audio
AUDA416 Internship II

Industry of Focus: Music Technology
AUDA311 Mastering
AUDA453 Acoustic Recording & Production
AUDA463 Analog Systems

Industry of Focus: Live Sound
AUDA383 Live Sound Reinforcement III
AUDA402 Advanced Acoustics
AUDA412 Sound System Design and Installation or AUDA416 Internship II

Industry of Focus: Music

AUDA405 Audio for Advertising
AUDA415 Composition & Scoring
AUDA425 Songwriting
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Note: The Art Institute of California—Hollywood(a campus of Argosy University) 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.