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Learn location sound, sound design, Pro Tools, and Mixing in surround sound!

March 8, 2014  ::  Matt Aston

Best Audio Production SchoolSince graduating from the Atlanta Institute of Music, Matt Aston has become one of the busiest audio guys in Georgia: running audio for reality TV shows Kandi Factory, Auction Kings, Real Housewives of Atlanta, Big Rich Atlanta, The Dub Magazine Project, The Family Hustle (with T.I. and Tiny), and countless more!

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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.

Atlanta Institute of Music and Media

Atlanta Institute of Music and Media now offers an Associate of Applied Science in Music and Technology with a focus on either Drums, Bass, Guitar, or Keyboard in addition to its existing vocational programs.

Audio Post Production Associate Degree Program

Our Mission
Atlanta Audio Production Degree Program

Our Mission at the Atlanta Institute of Music and Media

When you are accepted into the Audio Post Production Music and Technology Associate Degree program at AIMM, you will be fully immersed into a nonstop music atmosphere where both your musical and technical skills will constantly be challenged and developed.

Musically gifted students will extend their talents and abilities beyond the stage.

AIMM provides all of their students with the skills necessary to advance their aptitude and knowledge in the field of recording and engineering.

We realize that music is shifting toward home-recording and DIY methods, so this information is invaluable to the current digital musician.

You will gain this knowledge and information in state-of-the-art recording studios, standard lab instructions, and live clinics featuring today’s most well-known innovative engineers, producers, and industry professionals.

This makes our Music and Technology curriculum incredibly engaging and effective, just ask our successful AIMM Alumni.

Learn From Proven Industry-Leaders

We fully understand the amount of passion and creativity that students like you bring into our recording studios and practice rooms.

That is why we are so selective when bringing in our dedicated, industry-leading, professionals to instruct our courses.

By learning from musicians who have already blazed their own trail, our students are fortunate to learn many tips and tricks throughout the course.

As Discrimination Free as the Music You Love

The Atlanta Institute of Music and Media also understands that music is not specific to one country. It is a universal language. Therefore, students of all different backgrounds are beyond encouraged to apply.

There is absolutely no discrimination on the basis of sex, race, age, religion, or sexual orientation.

If you have passion for music, we want you!

Capitalize On Your Music Passion

The Audio Post Production Music and Technology curriculum’s goal is to ultimately provide you with the recording portfolio you need to obtain employment or self-employment in music recording or production.

This achievable goal extends to television, radio, video, video games, and multi-media production studios.

The opportunities AIMM presents all of our students with are endless and the connections you will make continue long after graduation.

So take the first step and begin your application today. Click on the button below to begin your journey confidently at the Atlanta Institute of Music and Media.

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Program Description

Audio Post Production Associate Degree Program Description

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 Audio Post Production Music and Technology Degree is perfect for you.

The more skills you can master and develop as a musician, the more appealing and prepared you will be for the music business.

Important note: The Audio Post Production Music and Technology Degree is intended for intermediate musicians. Therefore, you must show proficiency on the area of your focus as detailed in the Admissions procedures.

Our combination of learning styles makes our curriculum one of the most diverse you could choose from.

Honing your musical talents and technical skills is easy with the winning combination of classroom instruction, labs, and studio performances our unique curriculum offers.

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Student Success Timeline

This program can be completed in 18 months of accelerated studies, 24 months of full-time enrollment, or 30 months of ¾ time enrollment. The opportunities and choices are there to make it easiest on you and your lifestyle.

Upon completion of this program, students in good standing will not only graduate with an Associate Degree but will also be given the opportunity to take the Pro-Tools Certification.

This Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) certificate can set you apart and will be one of your greatest assets when looking for a job in your field.

Prior to graduation, all students must complete the required number of General Education credits. These credits can be transferred if completed at a prior institution, but you must demonstrate the appropriate comparability to the applied nature of each course.

Audio Post Production Curriculum
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Audio Post Production Degree Program

 

Recording and Engineering Technical Courses

Course Number Course Title Credits
RCD 100   Pro Tools 101
2
RCD 101   Critical Listening Skills
1
RCD 110   Basic Keyboarding Skills
2
RCD 120   Music Theory Basics
2
RCD 130   MIDI: Synthesis & Sequencing
4
RCD 140   Introduction to Audio Production I
3
RCD 150   Skills Lab
1
RCD 200   Pro Tools 110
2
RCD 205   Studio Interconnect Basics
2
RCD 220   Studio Acoustics Basics
1
RCD 231   MIDI: Sampling & Composition
2
RCD 240   Introduction to Audio Production II
3
RCD 255   Applied Computing Basics
2
RCD 300   Pro Tools 201
2
RCD 320   Electronic Music Production
4
RCD 330   DAW Editing and Processing
2
RCD 340   Introduction to Music Production
4
RCD 410   Science & Art of Mastering
1
RCD 430   Music Business
1
RCD 460   Intro to Audio Post Production
4
Number of Recording Technical Credits Required 45

 

Audio Post Production Courses

Course Number Course Title Credits
RCD 360   Sound Design for Game Audio
3
RCD 401   Audio Post Production Techniques
2
RCD 470   ADR and Foley
2
RCD 500   Location Sound I
3
RCD 510   Sound Design for Film Audio
3
RCD 520   Location Sound II
4
RCD 530   Portfolio and Web Media
2
RCD 540   Mixing Audio for Post Production
4
Number of Audio Post Production Credits Required 23

 

General Education Courses

Course Number Course Title Credits
HUM 110   Finding Poetry in Songwriting
3
HUM 115   Writing for Job Readiness
3
HUM 120   Contemporary Music Survey I
3
HUM 125   Contemporary Music Survey II
3
SOC 110   Survey of World Music
3
SOC 120   The Sociology of Popular Music
3
SCI 110   Introduction to Electronics
3
SCI 120   Physics of Sound and Music
3
MAT 110   Accounting and Tax Essentials for Entrepreneurs
3
MAT 120   Mathematical Foundations of Music
3
Minimum Number of General Education Credits Required 24
The minimum requirement for general education credits is 24, with at least one course from each of the four areas. Since AIMM's general education courses are three credits each, the student will take a total of eight general education courses. 
   
Audio Post Production Degree — Total Credit Hours 92


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  • Definitely check out AIMM, get a good tour of it, go to Open House, go to the orientation, and you'll find that it's really professional. All the instructors really know what they're doing--they're all industry professionals and have been for years. You get a lot of hands-on activity and a lot of time to work on your projects on all the gear.

    Benjie Freund

    Sound Designer at Hi-Rez Studios, and Founder of Neutrino Gaming--creator of the iPhone/iPad app Aries Revenge

  • If you're going to go to any music school, AIMM is the one to choose. Since graduation, I've gotten all my work through AIMM...So, this is the place to be.

    Butch Buckner

    Drummer for Bionic Jive

  • AIMM was one of the best choices I've made.

    Chris Kittredge

    Drummer for Arrested Development Australian Tour 2011

  • Honestly, AIMM is very high level...it's something that I'm impressed with, would recommend, and would have wanted to come and study at in my younger years.

    Dave Weckl

    Drummer for Chick Corea