Music Production and Engineering

Be part of Stark State’s program in music, where the technology of sound design has never sounded so good.Get equipped with a multitude of skills preparing you for

  • setting up a studio
  • recording audio
  • using digital audio workstation to record, mix, edit and master audio
  • mastering basic musical skills such as ear-training, theory and keyboard skills
  • synthesizing and MIDI (creating, controlling, and programming sound electronically and digitally)
  • live sound reinforcement

You’ll learn about careers in audio and the practical and professional skills required to succeed in each and build a portfolio of professional-quality audio projects.

Associate Degree Course Sequence

SSC101 Student Success Seminar
IMT121 Interactive Media
IMT129 Digital Audio Recording and Editing
IMT135 Music Theory and Composition I
ITD122 Computer Applications for Professionals
ITD123 MAC Concepts
ENG124 College Composition
IMT134 Technical Musicianship
IMT223 Digital Video Recording and Editing
IMT247 Music Theory and Composition II
IMT250 Music Technology
COM121 Effective Speaking
BIO126 Science, Energy, and the Environment (lab)
IMT239 Music Synthesis I
IMT246 Applied Music Technology
IMT260 Live Sound
Social Science Elective
MTH106 Math for Technology
IMT230 Webcasting
IMT259 Music Synthesis II
 IMT261 Advanced Music Technology
IMT266 Film Theory and Practice


Associate of applied science in commercial music technology

  • recording studios
  • film/television/radio
  • video games
  • Internet
  • multimedia design
  • film/media composition
  • music technology sales/marketing
  • live music venue engineering
  • theater
  • forensics
  • audio producer
  • audio engineer
  • studio manager
  • music editor
  •  mastering engineer
  • audio technician
  • recording studio technology specialist
  • educational music technology specialist
  • live sound engineer
  • sound designer
  • sound editor
  • synthesizer programmer
  • multimedia producer
  • multimedia designer
  • film/media composer
  • music lab manager
  • music lab technician
  • audio forensic technician