Sound Technology

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The Sound Technology Program is designed to provide individuals with preparation and experience for entry-level recording engineer positions. Graduates will possess basic knowledge of techniques, procedures and operation of equipment used in the studio recording industry. This includes training in selection and placement of microphones, analysis of acoustical environments, use of effects, troubleshooting, engineering, and production techniques.

Students successfully completing the curriculum will meet all requirements for the Associate of Applied Science degree.

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Live Sound

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This certificate option is designed to provide individuals with the skills necessary to obtain a job in the sound reinforcement industry.  Students will receive practical application of these skills through hands-on experience.  This includes training in sound systems design, setup/installation, verification/troubleshooting, system optimization and mixing techniques for professional level sound reinforcement.  Graduate will possess a solid foundation of the signal flow, specifications and industry standard practices surrounding live sound reinforcement systems.  To qualify for the Certificate of Proficiency, the student must complete a Capstone Experience in the final semester of the program.

Commercial Music

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The commercial music curriculum is designed to provide the basic skills to equip the student to work in the field of popular commercial music.  The curriculum meets all requirements for the Associate of Applied Arts degree.

Faculty advisors guide students in choosing from a broad menu of private instrument lessons and ensemble classes. These classes are open to all SPC students; but those seeking degrees under the Creative Arts Department may be subject to additional curricular requirements, including completion of a Capstone Experience.

Students seeking the Commercial Music associate degree, Commercial Music Certificate or Entertainment Business Certificate must satisfactorily participate in a full-length televised public performance (Music Festival) during their last semester in school. The students and faculty of the Creative Arts Department produce these full-length productions each semester.

Video Technology

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The Video Production Technology program is designed to provide individuals with preparation and experience for entry-level video production technical positions. Graduates will possess basic knowledge of techniques, procedures and operations of equipment used in the video production industry. This includes training in television and audio production, graphics, lighting and editing. Students who successfully complete the curriculum will receive and Associate of Applied Science degree.

Design Communication

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The Design Communication program introduces students to the basic competencies and knowledge required for entry into the graphic arts field. Training is production-oriented with emphasis on print media, web site design, video graphics and multimedia presentation. The program offers two options, allowing students to specialize with an Art emphasis or an Internet emphasis.

The Design Communication program emphasizes a practical, hands-on approach to learning. Students use current computer technology to prepare digital artwork consistent with current industry standards. Students work on a variety of graphic art projects, taking the project from conception to final production.

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