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Degree Programs

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Fine Arts/Humanities Department

Certificate without Financial Aid Eligibility

Audio Technology Certificate


Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Summer 2019 (560)

The requirements shown below are valid beginning Summer 2019 (560), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.

Program Leadership Information

Barbara Hubbard
Dean, Humanities & Fine Arts

Nathan Muehl
Academic Chair

Program Summary

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant
technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Arts, A/V Technology and Communication career cluster;
provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order
reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all
aspects of the Arts, A/V Technology and Communication career cluster.

The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
o suggested course when more than one option exists
o which semester each course is typically offered
o if the course has a prerequisite
o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.

If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.

Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.

Florida CIP Code


Federal CIP Code

50.0602: Cinematography and Film/Video Production.

Job Related Opportunities

  • The purpose of this program is to prepare students for initial employment as a sound technician or recording technician, or to provide supplemental
  • training for persons previously or currently employed in these occupations.

Admission Rules

Before entering the first term of the MIRA core courses students must complete all developmental coursework as identified by the college placement test. Developmental courses include REA 0007, REA 0017, REA 0990, ENC 0015, ENC 0025, ENC 0990, MAT 0012L, 0018, 0028, 0990 and SLS 1101. Students who have placed in college level coursework may enter the MIRA program anytime during the first semester.

Graduation Rules

Minimum grade of C required in all courses in order to complete.

Complete 10 credits

Music Technology and Recording Techniques I
Music Technology and Recording Techniques II
Music Technology and Recording Techniques II-Lab
Acoustics and Psychoacoustics

Select ONE subplan from below (Complete 5 credits)

Production Concentration

Live Sound Reinforcement Techniques
Internship: Sound Engineering I
Any one-credit elective from the Suggested Elective Choices list

Performance Concentration

Applied Lessons
Secondary Instrumental Study

Composition Concentration

Composition in Modern Media
Composition in Modern Media 2
Class Piano

* Can be used for Pro Tools Certification

Total Credits