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Sound Production/Recording (AS)

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Sound Production/Recording is the art and science of capturing and editing music, sound, and dialog. The Associate of Science in Sound Production/Recording is a specialized two-year degree which offers students practical knowledge, training, and experience in a variety of production, recording, and performance applications.

In classes emphasizing hands-on learning with state-of-the-art equipment, students learn the skills needed to succeed as a music producer, recording technician, post-production designer, or other similar fields.  Thus, students completing the degree will be well positioned to pursue a rewarding career in the vibrant and growing fields of recording, live sound, and music/post production. 

Additionally, this Associate degree pairs well with a variety of majors, such as Music, Theatre, Film Studies, Communication, Creative Writing, Computer Science, and others, and serves as a valuable first degree for students continuing on to complete a Bachelor degree, as well as supporting students’ own personal performance and production interests

  • Credit Hour Requirements: The degree consists of a minimum of 37 credits of General Education classes and 23 hours of required sound technology courses.
  • Grade Requirements: A grade of C or better (grades of C- are not acceptable) is required in all courses in the Sound Production/Recording program.
  • Program Code: 3092AS
  • CIPC: 150307


Students are encouraged to meet with the academic advisor for the College of Arts & Humanities at least annually for course and program advisement. Email cahadvisor@weber.edu for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Students should also meet regularly with advisors in the Sound Production/Recording program as they progress through the requirements for their Associate of Science degree.

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Admission Requirements

Declare your program of study.  (See Enrollment Services and Information).  A brief informal interview is required for acceptance into the program.

General Education

Refer to Degree Requirements for Associate of Science requirements.

Sound Production and Recording Courses (23 Credits)

The following 12 courses are required:

It is recommended that courses be taken in roughly the order in which they are listed below.  Check with your advisor in the Sound Production/Recording program for questions on best sequencing. 

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