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Sound Engineering Certificate - Academic Plan


The Sound Engineering certificate program offers opportunities for students to add a wide range of music technology related courses to their expertise in order to advance in their jobs and to enhance skills needed in the audio industry. The content includes, but is not limited to: computer music software applications, audio recording/production, and live sound engineering.

Course Availability

Total Credits = 22

Required Courses - Major Course Credits Pre or Co Reqs Required Course Available Fall? Course Available Spring? Course Available Summer?
MUS 1008 - Principles of Acoustics 3 No Yes Yes No
MUS 1061 - Computer Music Applications I 3 No Yes Yes No
MUS 1062 - Computer Music Applications II 3 Yes No Yes No
MUS 1063 - Music Audio Production I 3 No Yes Yes No
MUS 1064 - Music Audio Production II 3 Yes No Yes No
MUS 1067 - Music Business I 3 No Yes Yes No
MUS 2065 - Live Audio Engineering 3 No Yes Yes No

MUS 2084 - Internship OR

MUS 2085 - Independent Study

1 No Yes Yes Yes


  • Course availability is subject to change.
  • Recommended courses may be listed above for certain electives; consult with the Academic Advising Office (advising [at] arapahoe [dot] edu or 303.797.5664) for additional elective recommendations.
  • Refer to 2022/2023 catalog for specific requirements and important information about this certificate.