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2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Digital Arts Technology: Audio Production Certificate (DATX-CC-AUD)

Location(s): Naugatuck Valley

CT State Community College Catalog 2023-2024

  • New students enrolling for the first time in Fall 2023 will begin as students of Connecticut State Community College under this catalog. 
  • Continuing students from one of the 12 community colleges will be transitioned into a CT State program in this catalog as of the start of the Fall 2023 term.
  • The policies, courses and programs described are applicable as of the Fall 2023 term and may be updated as circumstances require.

Students who complete the certificate in Audio Production will be able to work in the fields of electronic music composition and audio production. Students will be exposed to important historical aspects of compositional styles, the impact of technology on music and art, and the technological tools to compose and edit audio for use in advertising, marketing, business and media industries. Certificate credits also apply to the Digital Arts Technology degree program and for transfer to BA/ BS programs at other colleges.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate efficient time management and organizational practices.
  • Practice effective communication both independently and as part of a team.
  • Analyze and evaluate the properties of sound, human hearing, and sound reproduction systems.
  • Apply industry-standard techniques and tools to complete multi-track recording projects.
  • Compose original electronic music compositions.
  • Complete significant projects resulting in a robust demo reel.

Courses in this program require access to the Nagatuck Valley DAT Computer Studio Lab. Or a student must have a computer with specialized software (including Adobe Creative Cloud, Avid Pro-Tools, and others as industry dictates) to take the Hy-Flex courses.

DAT courses are available offered at the Naugatuck Valley Campus