Music Engineering & Industry (Fine Arts)
The Music Engineering & Industry area specializes in preparing engineers, managers, and producers for immediate entry into today’s music industry or for transfer to a bachelor's degree program. This program’s curriculum emphasizes real-world, practical, and hands-on experiences and provides opportunities for immediate application of the information delivered in the classroom and abroad. An embedded certificate is available.
- A concrete understanding of the science and philosophy of sound and music.
- The ability to effectively and intelligently operate as an engineer in both studio and live settings.
- A thorough knowledge of the music industry as pertaining to engineering, production, management, and music business law.
- A basic general education foundation of English, history, government, science, math, and liberal arts appropriate for students transferring to a four-year institution.
Upon graduation, students will be equipped with the most up-to-date knowledge and skill sets necessary to become successful and maintain those successes in their industry pursuits. We are the only program in the state that certifies its graduates on the world industry-standard platform Pro Tools. The capstone of this program, which coincides with the development and completion of a portfolio, is an internship with an industry company (label, studio, sound production company, firm, college, etc.).