Earn a Bachelor of Applied Technology or Minor in Audio Production. This degree focuses on:

  • Running professional studios
  • Live sound rigs
  • Recording sessions


Degree Sheet Course Descriptions

Audio Production

Students majoring in Audio Production will focus their studies on contemporary audio and music production. Students learn how to run professional studios, live-sound rigs and recording sessions. They also learn to produce quality recordings through digital audio workstations (DAW). Students also earn certification in AVID ProTools (101, 110, 201, 210M, and 301M AVID Expert Level). With instruction from platinum record-holding engineers, students explore the underlying physics and the electrical and digital framework required to successfully record, mix and master music. They also learn to operate the gear and plugins that make them go. Also featured in this instruction are creative theory, film scoring, sound design, and ADR and Foley (dialogue replacement) editing

BAT Degree Programs

Our Bachelor of Applied Technology degree programs are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) and the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). ACM@UCO also offers minors in each area: Contemporary Music Performance, Contemporary Music Production, Contemporary Music Business, Songwriting, and Post-Production Audio.

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Commercial Music

Study music business and entrepreneurship, advanced topics in contract law, copyright and other legal issues in the music industry.

Commercial Music
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Audio Production

Students majoring in Audio Production will focus their studies on contemporary audio and music production.

Audio Production

Associate Degree Programs

Students can earn an associate degree or minor in our three core music areas. Students have the opportunity to continue their education at the University of Central Oklahoma with a bachelor's degree.

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Music Business

Learn about how the music industry works and build the necessary skills needed to navigate it in this entrepreneurial program.

Contemporary Music Business
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Music Performance

Learn musicianship skills, theoretical concepts, and stylistic methods that embody current professional performance standards.

Contemporary Music Performance
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Music Production

Learn all aspects of the music production process through hands-on experience in the academy’s state-of-the-art recording studios.

Contemporary Music Production