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Digital Audio, A.A.S.

Requirements

The UVU AAS in Digital Audio is a powerful gateway into the fascinating world of album recording and mixing, location and post-production sound for film and video, audio restoration and forensics, live sound, radio production, gaming, and audio hardware and software design. Students will use industry-leading equipment including SSL, Audient, AVID ProTools, Universal Audio, Neumann, Waves, Tube Tech, AKG, and many others. By graduation, each student will have produced and engineered numerous music, ADR, Foley, and sound effects sessions, including professional-level mixes; will have their choice of many other areas of audio expertise; and will be professional employment-ready.

Total Program Credits: 64

General Education Requirements: 36 Credits
  ENGL 1010 Introduction to Academic Writing 3
or ENGH 1005 Literacies and Composition Across Contexts (5)  
  ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing Academic Writing and Research 3
  MATH 1050 College Algebra  (4) 4
or MATH 1055 College Algebra with Preliminaries (5)  
Complete one of the following:  3
  HIST 2700 US History to 1877  (3)  
and HIST 2710 US History since 1877  (3)  
  HIST 1700 American Civilization  (3)  
  HIST 1740 US Economic History  (3)  
  POLS 1000 American Heritage  (3)  
  POLS 1100 American National Government  (3)  
Complete the following:   
  PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
  HLTH 1100 Personal Health and Wellness 2
or PES 1097 Fitness for Life  (2)  
Distribution Courses   
  Biology  3
  Physical Science 3
  Additional Biology or Physical Science  3
  Humanities 3
  Fine Arts  3
  Social/Behavioral Science  3
Discipline Core Requirements:   28 Credits
  DGM 1110 Digital Media Essentials I 4
  MUSC 1100 Fundamentals of Music 3
  PHYS 1700 Descriptive Acoustics 3
  DGM 2130 Digital Audio Essentials 3
  DGM 2410 Core Recording Principles 3
  DGM 2430 Core Mixing Principles 3
  DGM 2440 Sound for Film and Television 3
  DGM 2460 Radio Production 3
  DGM 2481 Digital Audio Restoration 3

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 64 semester credits.
  2. Residency hours--minimum of 20 credit hours through course attendance at UVU..
  3. Students must have a minimum AGGREGATE GPA of 2.0 (C letter grade) or higher (including core, electives, and GE)
  4. Students must have an individual GPA in EACH CORE COURSE in the Audio AAS program of 2.5 (B minus) or higher.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track.

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and Italicized.

Semester 1 Course Title or Text Credit Hours
DGM 1110 Digital Media Essentials I 4
MUSC 1100 Fundamentals of Music 3
MAT 1030 or MAT 1010 or MATH 1050 College Algebra 4
ENGL 1010 Introduction to Academic Writing 3
Biology Distribution  3
  Semester total: 17
Semester 2 Course Title or Text Credit Hours
DGM 2130  Digital Audio Essentials 3
PHYS 1700 Descriptive Acoustics  3
Physical Science Distribution  3
Fine ArtsDistribution  3
Humanities Distribution 3

PE 1097 or

HLTH 1100

Personal Health and Wellness or

Fitness for Life
2
  Semester total: 17
Semester 3 Course Title or Text Credit Hours
DGM 2140 Electronics for Digital Media 3
DGM 2410 Core Recording Principles  3
DGM 2460 Radio Production  3
ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing 3
History Distribution 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 4 Course Title or Text Credit Hours
DGM 2430 Core Mixing Principles 3
DGM 2440 Sound for Film and Television  3
DGM 2481 Digital Audio Restoration  3
Social/Behavioral Science Distribution 3
PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values  3
  Semester total: 15
  Degree total: 64

Department

Digtial Media

The Digital Media department is in the College of Engineering & Technology. To find the most up-to-date information from the Digital Media department, visit their website.

Digital Media department