Advance your audio technology skills
Our Audio Technology Certificate allows you to choose a concentration, each of which compliments the core technology curriculum and is based on three established career paths in the music and entertainment field. These tracks represent the most desired disciplines within the arts & entertainment technology realm and provide you with the highest quality educational experience available.
This academic program prepares you for the following careers. All job data is provided by the U.S. Department of Labor.
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL MSA Average
Projected employment for Florida
Projected Job Openings
SPC's Audio Technology Certificate provides
- Technical skill proficiency
- Competency-based applied learning
- Higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills
- General employability skills
- Technical skills
- Occupation-specific skills
Audio Technology Certificate Certificate without Financial Aid Eligibility
Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2016 (520)
The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2016 (520), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.
Program Leadership Information
This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant
technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Arts, A/V Technology and Communication career cluster;
provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order
reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all
aspects of the Arts, A/V Technology and Communication career cluster.
The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
o suggested course when more than one option exists
o which semester each course is typically offered
o if the course has a prerequisite
o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)
If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.
If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.
Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.
Florida CIP Code
Federal CIP Code
50.0602: Cinematography and Film/Video Production.
Job Related Opportunities
- The purpose of this program is to prepare students for initial employment as a sound technician or recording technician, or to provide supplemental
- training for persons previously or currently employed in these occupations.
Before entering the first term of the MIRA core courses students must complete all developmental coursework as identified by the college placement test. Developmental courses include REA 0007, REA 0017, REA 0990, ENC 0015, ENC 0025, ENC 0990, MAT 0012L, 0018, 0028, 0990 and SLS 1101. Students who have placed in college level coursework may enter the MIRA program anytime during the first semester.
Minimum grade of C required in all courses in order to complete.
MAJOR CORE COURSES
Complete 10 credits
MAJOR ELECTIVE COURSES
Concentration A (Complete 5 credits)
Concentration B (Complete 5 credits)
Concentration C (Complete 5 credits)
* Can be used for Pro Tool Certification
** Sibelius certification embedded