Music Production and Audio for Media Associate Degree

    Music Production and Audio for Media Associate Degree

    Associate of Applied Science in Music Production and Audio for Media

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    If you’re looking to push your technical skills to the next level through intricately designed courses that further your recording and engineering abilities, then the Associate of Applied Science in Music Production and Audio for Media Program is perfect for you.

    For those wondering how to get a degree in music production, the Atlanta Institute of Music and Media provides a comprehensive music production degree.

    Atlanta Institute of Music and Media provides a degree in music production to students with the instructional environment necessary to develop both their technical and creative talents. This approach to education ensures students acquire the skills necessary to advance their musical aptitude and gain knowledge in the field of Music Production and Audio for Media.

    The curriculum accomplishes this through both in-person, and we also offer online music production certificates, which include class and practical application instruction, lab instruction, and live clinics featuring today's most well-known and innovative engineers, producers, and music production industry professionals.

    Atlanta Institute of Music and Media's Associate of Applied Science in Music Production and Audio for Media is taught by professionals whose work experience, certification, and/or music/engineering degrees give each instructor the background to teach the challenging curriculum. 

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

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

    The program's stated objective is to provide the knowledge and practical experience in generating a post-production portfolio needed to obtain employment or self-employment in music and/or production as used in film, television, and gaming.

     

    Master Music Engineering

    Graduates finish their degree in music production (Music Production and Audio for Media degree) with an in-depth understanding of:

    • Recording
    • Mixing
    • Mastering

    Along with their musical education, students receive training in Automated Dialogue Replacement (ADR), Location Sound, and Sound Design for Film and Gaming.

    The MPAM program caters to a student looking to maximize their income streams by capitalizing on all aspects of music production in the modern audio field.

    The program consists of courses designed to provide graduates with the ability to obtain Pro Tools Certifications in music production and audio for film and post-production. 

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    The Music Production and Audio for Media Degree program consists of 92 credits of courses encompassing technical applications of music, dialogue, sound design, and location audio for film, television, gaming, and new media forms of expression.
     
    The music production school's program includes extensive technical courses designed to provide the student with the necessary education to further his or her technical, recording, and engineering abilities.
     
    The program can be completed in 18 months of full-time enrollment, 24 months of ¾ time enrollment, or 36 months of ½ time enrollment.

    Students in good standing will have the option to take AVID Pro Tools Certification Exams upon course completion. 

    Associate of Applied Science Degree students are required to complete 24 credits of General Education courses.
     
    Transferability of General Education credits completed at other institutions must be equivalent to the General Education courses available at AIMM.
     
    Students must complete an entrance interview as described in the Admissions procedures. 
     
     

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    Careers Students Can Pursue After Graduation

    A degree in music production from the Atlanta Institute of Music and Media equips students with the technical expertise and hands-on experience to pursue a variety of careers in music production and audio recording.

    Graduates can explore roles as:

    • Music Producers
    • Sound Engineers
    • Audio Engineers in state-of-the-art recording studios
    • Digital Audio Workstation specialists
    • Music Production Industry professionals

    With a foundation in music technology and audio production, graduates are well-prepared to navigate the entire music production process in a hands-on studio environment.

    Whether aiming for a career in sound engineering or as a music producer, the degree option at the Atlanta Institute of Music and Media provides the expert-level education needed to excel.

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    Associate of Applied Science in Music Production and Audio for Media 

    Music Production Technical Courses

    Core Courses — Students Must Complete 53 Credits

    Course Number Course Title Credits
    RCD100 Pro Tools 101 * 2
    RCD101
    Critical Listening Skills *
    1
    RCD110
    Basic Keyboarding Skills *
    2
    RCD120
    Music Theory Basics *
    2
    RCD130
    MIDI: Synthesis and Sequencing *
    4
    RCD140
    Introduction to Audio Production I *
    3
    RCD150 Skills Lab * 1
    RCD200 Pro Tools 110 * 2
    RCD205
    Studio Interconnect Basics *
    2
    RCD220
    Studio Acoustics Basics *
    1
    RCD231
    MIDI: Sampling & Composition *
    2
    RCD240
    Introduction to Audio Production II *
    3
    RCD255
    Applied Computing Basics *
    2
    RCD300 Pro Tools 201 2
    RCD320
    Electronic Music Production
    4
    RCD330
    DAW Editing and Processing *
    2
    RCD340
    Introduction to Music Production
    4
    RCD410
    Science & Art of Mastering
    1
    RCD430 Music Business * 1
    RCD460
    Introduction to Audio Post Production
    4
    RCD360
    Sound Design for Game Audio
    3
    RCD401
    Audio Post-Production Techniques
    2
    RCD 500 Location Sound I 3
    Total 53

     

    Elective Courses — Students Choose 15 Out of 35 Credits

    Course Number Course Title Credits
    RCD470 ADR and Foley
    2
    RCD510 Sound Design for Film Audio
    3
    RCD530 Portfolio and Web Media*
    3
    RCD520 Location Sound II
    4
    RCD540 Mixing Audio for Post Production
    4
    RCD350 Introduction to Live Sound
    2
    RCD444 Advanced Music Production
    6
    RCD400 Pro Tools 210M
    2
    RCD435 Methods of Mixing
    5
    RCD550 Media Composer Fundamentals I 2
    RCD560 Media Composer Fundamentals II
    2
    Total 35
    Minimum Number of Elective Credits Required 15

     

    Required General Education Courses — Students Must Complete 24 Credits

    Course Number Course Title Credits
    HUM110 Creative Writing*
    3
    HUM115 English Composition*
    3
    HUM120 Music Appreciation*
    3
    MAT110 Accounting*
    3
    MAT120 Mathematical Modeling*
    3
    SCI110 Principles of Electronics*
    3
    SCI120 Physics of Sound*
    3
    SOC110 Cultural Anthropology*
    3
    Total 24
    Program Total 92

     

    Courses denoted with an asterisk (*) may be available to take online asynchronously. Please check with your Academic Advisor on availability.
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    Program Features

      • Courses 38
      • Credit Hours 92 hours
      • Skill level Intermediate
      • Language English
      • Currently Enrolling Yes