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Audio Arts Degree


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    • Degree Overview

      The Audio Arts Degree provides students with conceptual, technical, and creative skills necessary for employment in audio-related positions in a variety of industries. These industries include, but are not limited to, music, film, TV, radio, animation, gaming, theater, event management, theme parks, commercial installations, and integrated systems. The program provides training in audio production, engineering, and business for recordings, live events, and multimedia. 

    • Required Courses
      Students must complete the following coursework:
      Required Electives
      Choose six units from the following:
    • Sample Job Titles
      Titles based on SOC Code: 27-4014
      • Audio Engineer
      • Audio Operator
      • Broadcast Engineer
      • Broadcast Technician
      • Master Control Operator
      • Mixer
      • Recording Engineer
      • Sound Engineer
      • Sound Technician
      • Studio Engineer 
      Titles based on SOC Code: 27-4011
      • Audio Technician
      • Audio Visual Specialist (AV Specialist)
      • Audio Visual Technician (AV Technician)
      • Master Control Operator
      • Media Specialist
      • Media Technician
      • Multimedia Educational Specialist
      • Operations Technician
      • Stagehand
      • Video Technician
    • Salaries
      Wages & Employment Trends based on SOC Code: 27-4014
      Median wages (2018) $25.19 hourly, $52,390 annual
      State wages Local Salary Info
       
      Employment (2016) 17,000 employees
      Projected growth (2016-2026) Average (5% to 9%) Average (5% to 9%)
      Projected job openings (2016-2026) 1,700
      State trends Employment Trends
       
      Top industries (2016)

       

      Wages & Employment Trends based on SOC Code: 27-4011
      Median wages (2018) $21.04 hourly, $43,770 annual
      State wages Local Salary Info
       
      Employment (2016) 83,000 employees
      Projected growth (2016-2026) Faster than average (10% to 14%) Faster than average (10% to 14%)
      Projected job openings (2016-2026) 9,000
      State trends Employment Trends
       
      Top industries (2016)
    • Learn More
      For more information, please contact:

      Nathan Tharp, Department Chair | ntharp@mtsac.edu

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