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Audio Production
Bachelor of Science
Published June 1, 2016

Student Learning Outcomes

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1. Production: Graduates will conceptualize, plan, execute, and deliver quality multi-track recordings and voice-overs, and post-production projects, integrating knowledge and application of audio theory, critical listening skills, and industry standards, using industry-related tools.

2. Professionalism: Graduates will demonstrate an understanding of job responsibilities and industry
expectations through development of a professional business plan and portfolio.

3. Critical Thinking: Graduates will efficiently troubleshoot and solve problems typically encountered by audio professionals.

4. Business: Graduates will 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


AUD101 Survey of the Audio Industry
AUD102 Introduction to Sound
AUD110 Audio Technology I
AUD111 Digital Audio I
AUD112 Music Theory I
AUD113 Audio Technology II
AUD115 Music Theory II
AUD116 Audio Recording I
AUD125 Voice Acting
AUD201 Physics of Sound
AUD210 Acoustics
AUD211 Digital Audio II
AUD212 Listening & Analysis
AUD214 Electronics I
AUD216 Audio Recording II
AUD218 Live Sound Reinforcement
AUD225 Broadcasting
AUD301 Digital Audio III
AUD304 Electronics II
AUD309 Synthesis & MIDI Systems
AUD311 Electronics III
AUD313 Advanced Recording Techniques
AUD314 Digital Audio IV
AUD399 Internship II
AUD403 Special Topics
AUD411 Portfolio Preparation
AUD421 Portfolio Presentation
BUS118 Broadcast & Copyright Law
BUS121 Fundamentals of Marketing
BUS299 Internship
DFVP110 History of Broadcasting
DFVP131 Introduction to Video
DFVP132 Introduction to Audio
DFVP203 Field Sound Production
DFVP220 Fundamentals of Editing
DFVP221 Intermediate Editing
DFVP226 Scriptwriting- Commercial
DFVP301 Advanced Editing
DFVP321 Media Delivery Systems & Distribution
DFVP415 Post Production Workshop
DFVP420 Professional Practice
MMA420 Web Portfolio


COM101 Communication for College & Career Success
COM140 Speech & Communication
COM443 Advanced Communications
ENG110 English Composition
HUM201 Historical & Political Issues
MTH105 College Algebra
MTH205 Geometry

Credits Required 126

Credits Required 26


Program Electives

Credits Required 28
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Note: The Art Institute of Las Vegas 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.