AUD 260 - Audio Tech Internship

Course Description

This course is required for the Associate of Applied Science degree in Audio Technology. The purpose of the internship is to provide on-the-job experience for the student who wishes to pursue a career in audio related fields. The internship will be customized to meet the learning needs of the student and the job requirements of the sponsoring firms. Students must apply one month prior to the semester in which they will complete the internship. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours

3

Contact Hours

3

Lecture Hours

3

Required Prerequisites

AUD 210, AUD 230, AUD 250 all with a grade of 2.0 or higher; or instructor approval

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge:
  • Demonstrate basic and advanced audio, recording, mixing and mastering techniques.
  • Demonstrate basic and advanced Musical Instrument Digital Interface recording, orchestration, scoring, mixing and mastering techniques.
  • Demonstrate the use and application of various industry-standard hardware, software, and Digital Audio Workstation tools.
  • Demonstrate the application of a variety of mic techniques.
Application:
  • Integrate a plethora of recording techniques and hardware and software tools in a real-world recording environment.
Integration:
  • Build relationships in the music industry - networking.
  • Cultivate a network of industry contacts and "go to" professionals.
  • Build and develop a personal portfolio of work in the audio tech and music industry.
Human Dimension:
  • See themselves as artists.
  • Collaborate with others in a creative environment.
  • Recognize the personal and societal importance of self-expression and creativity.
Caring - Civic Learning:
  • Express interest in music from other cultures and genres.
  • Value differences in cultural expressions of creativity.
  • Recognize the role music plays as an expression of social concerns.
Learning How to Learn:
  • Read study effectively.
  • Frame useful questions.
  • Develop educational goals.
  • Direct/regulate their own learning.
  • Learn through collaboration.