The Program in Depth

Our Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Media Production with a specialization in Audio Production and Sound Design can help students develop the skills they need to produce audio tracks for motion pictures, television, music videos and recording projects.

You Can Learn How to:

  • Demonstrate a thorough technical understanding of the three phases of the motion picture production process (preproduction, production and postproduction) and the contributions of audio specialists at each.
  • Generate and properly utilize industry-standard paperwork to track and control all three phases of motion picture production
  • Demonstrate technical competency with various industry-standard software, camera, grip and lighting and recording technologies
  • Demonstrate an understanding of on-set protocol/behavior and professionalism appropriate to field, studio and postproduction applications.
  • Contribute appropriately in a variety of positions to the production of motion picture projects
  • Develop audio projects from concept to finished product, on time and on budget, to a client’s specifications.
  • Organize and manage self-directed audio production projects

Some Courses You'll Take

At AIU, more of the courses you take will be devoted to your field of interest, on average, than at other similar schools. For a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Media Production with a specialization in Audio Production and Sound Design, your classes can include:

  • Music Production I

    Students learn multi-track recording, advanced MIDI applications, pre-production and various techniques and strategies for recording live drums, bass,...

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  • Music Production II

    Students learn advanced production techniques including how to work with talent, multiple microphone instrument recording, advanced engineering techni...

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  • Advanced Producing and Engineering

    Students continue to develop skills in microphone selection and placement technique, advanced studio signal flow (including console), artist interacti...

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Course content subject to change

American InterContinental University® is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. To contact the Higher Learning Commission please visit www.hlcommission.org.

What do employers say about AIU graduates?

4 out of 5

employers of AIU graduates say AIU graduates show leadership skills. 1

9 out of 10

employers feel AIU graduates are strong problem solvers. 1

4 out of 5

employers of AIU graduates say they are likely to hire another AIU business graduate. 1

Still not sure which specialization is right for you?

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1 2013 AIU Employer Experience Research. Conducted by Breakthrough Insights, Naperville, IL

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Classes start March 21st!