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Learn Pro Tools HD, Electronic Music Production, Live Sound, Mixing, and the Science at Art of Mastering!

February 17, 2016  ::  Get Inspired!

Develop both the technical & musical talents, and acquire the skills to become one of today's professional producer/engineers.

This Year  ::  Soundcraft

At AIMM you'll enjoy spectacular events like Soundcraft! "Mixing with Professionals" featuring Erykah Badu's front-of-house engineer and Kenneth Williams in live performances.

Our Mission
Audio Engineering School in Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta Institute of Music and Media provides recording arts students with the instructional environment necessary to develop both their technical & musical talents, and acquire the skills to become one of today's professional producer/engineers.

The Atlanta Institute of Music and Media's Modern Recording, Engineering, and Production curriculum accomplishes this through class and practical application instruction, audio and video computer lab instruction, and live clinics featuring today's most well-known and innovative engineers, producers, and music industry professionals.

The Atlanta Institute of Music and Media's Modern Recording, Engineering and Production Program is taught by professionals whose work experience, certification, and/or music/engineering degrees give each instructor the background to teach the demanding engineering and production curriculum.

It is the belief of the Atlanta Institute of Music and Media that music, along with its many technological facets, is the universal language and therefore welcomes students from diverse backgrounds.

The Atlanta Institute of Music and Media serves students without discrimination on the basis of sex, race, age or religion.

The program's stated objective is to provide the knowledge and assistance in producing a recorded portfolio needed to obtain employment or self-employment in music production used in the world wide web, movies, television, radio, record labels, video film multi-media production studios, and live recording for bands and churches.

The program is designed to integrate with our existing guitar, bass, vocal and drum programs.

Recording Certificate Program Description

Top Audio Recording SchoolThe Recording Certificate Program consists of technical courses designed to provide the student with the necessary education to further his or her recording and engineering abilities, and to facilitate the student’s ability to gain employment in the field.

The Recording program can be completed in twelve months (four quarters) of full-time attendance, or twenty-four months (eight quarters) of part-time attendance.

Students in good standing will have the option to take Pro Tools certification exams upon course completion.

Program Curriculum
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Course Number Course Title Credits
RCD 100   Pro Tools Native 101
RCD 101   Critical Listening Skills
RCD 110   Basic Keyboarding Skills
RCD 120   Music Theory Basics
RCD 130   MIDI: Synthesis & Sequencing
RCD 140   Introduction to Audio Production I
RCD 150   Skills Lab
Required Credit Hours 15


Course Number Course Title Credits
RCD 200  

Pro Tools Native 110

RCD 205   Studio Interconnect Basics
RCD 220   Studio Acoustic Basics
RCD 231   MIDI: Sampling & Composition
RCD 240   Introduction to Audio Production II
RCD 255   Applied Computing Basics
RDC 430   Music Business 1
Required Credit Hours 13


Course Number Course Title Credits
RCD 300   Pro Tools HD 201
RCD 320   Electronic Music Production
RCD 330   DAW Editing and Processing
RCD 340   Introduction to Music Production
RCD 350   Introduction to Live Sound
Required Credit Hours 14


Course Number Course Title Credits
RCD 400   Pro Tools HD 210M
RCD 410   Science & Art of Mastering
RCD 435   Methods of Mixing
RCD 444   Advanced Music Production
RCD 460   Introduction to Audio Post Production
Required Credit Hours 18
Recording—Total Required Credit Hours 60

To better serve our students, curriculum is subject to change.
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