May 07, 2021  
2019-2020 Lane Community College Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Technology and Sound Engineering: MIDI and Audio Production, CPC


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This program is fully contained in the Music Technology and Sound Engineering, AAS  degree

Total Program Credits: 39 

Estimated Program Length: Six terms

Offered by the Arts Division  

Career Pathway Certificate of Completion Requirements  

Program Coordinator Matthew Svoboda 541.463.5736 Building 6, Room 138; Hisao Watanabe 541.463.5019, Building 6, Room 142; Seth Mulvihill 541.463.5184, Building 6, Room 137

Dean JS Bird

Purpose Builds upon MIDI Production foundations with training in audio recording and editing software, hardware and techniques, including advanced audio production concepts such as creating audio for video, microphone techniques.

Learning Outcomes 

  • Demonstrate proficiency using software and hardware for recording, editing and processing music and audio for commercial and artistic purposes.
  • Identify and use a variety of microphones, preamplifiers, and other outboard signal processors. Demonstrate skill in microphone selection and placement.
  • Demonstrate understanding of technical vocabulary associated with MIDI and MIDI software.
  • Demonstrate understanding of technical vocabulary associated with audio engineering.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of MIDI basics including: MIDI networks, MIDI synthesizers, and MIDI sequencers.
  • Engineer and produce recording sessions for many instruments and styles.
  • Create high quality audio mixes for a variety commercial and creative purposes.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in keyboards and/or another instrument.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and practical use of various studio file formats (AIFF, MP3).

Advising Judith Gates can be reached at ArtsPrograms@lanecc.edu

Job Openings and Wages Projected through 2022

Career Pathways Roadmap

Sound Engineering Technicians
Portland Metro 104 openings
Oregon statewide openings annually 4

Music Directors and Composers
Lane County openings 3
Oregon statewide openings annually 33

Media and Communications Workers
Lane County openings 0

Office and Administrative Support Workers
Lane County openings 29

Sound Engineering Technicians
Lane County average hourly wage $28.44

Music Directors and Composers
Lane County average hourly wage $18.86

Media and Communications Workers
Lane County average hourly wage $18.51

Office and Administrative Support Workers
Lane County average hourly wage $16.69

Estimated Program Cost

Books   $600
Program Specific Fees   $400
Resident Tuition and General Student Fees   $4,383
  Total Estimated Cost $5,383

*Course fees may change during the year. See the online credit class schedule for fees assigned to courses.

Program Notes

  • Music Theory Placement exam required to get into MUS 111 . Contact music office at 541.463.3108 for exam information.
  • MUS 107  and MUS 109  must be passed with a letter grade of C- or better to advance to the next course in the sequence.

Program Core Courses


CORE courses must be completed with a letter grade of C- or better. P/NP not accepted.

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