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.

    Atlanta Institute of Music and Media provides Music Production and Audio for Media Degree students with the instructional environment necessary to develop both their technical and practical talents, and to 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 in-person and online delivery, which includes class and practical application instruction, lab instruction, and live clinics featuring today's most well-known and innovative engineers, producers, and music 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 demanding curriculum.
     

    It is the belief of 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.

    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 assistance 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 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 through capitalizing on all aspects of 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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    Music Production School

    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 program includes extensive technical courses designed to provide the student with the necessary education to further his or her technical and 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 Admissions procedures. Students must complete an entrance interview as described in Admissions procedures.

    Music Production Degree

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    Associate of Applied Science in Music Production and Audio for Media 

     

    Music Production Technical Courses

    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 & 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   Audio Post Production
    4
    RCD360   Sound Design for Game Audio
    3
    RCD401   Audio Post Production Techniques
    2
    RCD500   Location Sound I
    3
    Total 53

     

    Elective Courses

    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   Video Production I (Coming Soon)
    2
    RCD560   Video Production II (Coming Soon)
    2
    Total 35
    Minimum Number of Elective Credits Required 15

     

    Required General Education Courses

    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. 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