The Certificate of Achievement in Recording Arts prepares Music students with a solid foundation in digital recording, mixing and mastering of musical projects using state-of-the-art software and plug-ins. Students produce musical projects using Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) sequencing, as well as music for multimedia projects, film and video. Combined with course work in basic musicianship, students are prepared for entry-level positions in a variety of fields in the music industry.
Examples of entry level employment options after successful completion of the Certificate of Achievement in Recording Arts include: recording, mixing, mastering, composition and/or production of music for music CDs, film, video, music videos, jingles or commercials, radio and television station identification packages, and multimedia projects. This program also serves as a base for further education leading to careers such as digital audio technician, recording studio engineer, producer, sound reenforcement engineer, synthesizer programer, and retail music equipment sales.