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Associate Degree

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    Additional Application Requirements

    Program start: Fall
    Pre-requisites: No
    Program length: 6 quarters
    Number of students each start: 40
    Applications deadline: Interviews begin in winter


    If you have a good ear for music and enjoy working with sound technologies, audio engineering could be an excellent career path for you.

    In this program, the only one of its kind in eastern Washington, you'll learn how to record, edit and mix music and sound using the latest digital technologies. The program explores digital audio production, analog and digital recording, live sound engineering, sound design and other areas of the field. You'll study studio recording and live-sound techniques, acoustics, microphones, mixing boards, signal processing and digital audio software.

    Whether you want to record and produce music for radio, television, motion pictures and video games—or run PA systems for concerts, sporting arenas and live theater—this program can prepare you for a variety of exciting entry-level jobs in the music, entertainment and broadcast industries.