Sound Recording

What will I learn in this program?

Students learn recording techniques and how to operate the equipment used in recording commercial music.  Courses include hands-on exposure to production processes such as tracking, overdubbing, mixing and mastering by participating in recording sessions.  Students are prepared for entry-level positions at recording studios, sound reinforcement companies, mobile on-site music recording companies, radio production facilities, or radio post-production facilities.

What kind of jobs can I get once I complete the program? How much will they pay?  What “demand” is expected for these jobs?

Occupation

Average Annual Salary

Expected Regional Demand

Sound Engineering Technicians

$24,400

Average Growth

Audio and Video Equipment Technicians

$25,900

Average Growth

 

Does this program have any special enrollment requirements?

CCSF Placement

Does this program have any special costs?

N/A

How long will it take to complete this program?

Degree/Certificate

Time to Complete*

Sound Recording Certificate

1 Year

*Based on full-time attendance or 12 units per semester


How do I get more information on this program?

Department website:  www.ccsf.edu/broadcast

Department contact information:
Art X 160
(415) 239-3527

Program coordinator information: 
Francine Podenski
fpodensk@ccsf.edu
(415) 239-3351