• Audio Production (Minor)

  • Overview

    The Audio Production minor is offered through the College of Performing Arts

    The Audio Production minor introduces students to basic processes and making experiences in the field of audio production including the use of a Digital Audio Workstation, tracking live sound, mixing and mastering audio, and running sound reinforcement for live events.

    Curriculum

    This minor requires successful completion of 18 credits. Students generally select one course from each of the subject areas in the chart below.   

    Course availability may vary from semester to semester. Some courses may be in development and offered at a later time. Students seeking to pursue alternative coursework in other subject areas to fulfill the minor should consult with their advisors.

    Subject AreaSample CoursesCredits
    IntroductoryJTEB 4408: Music Technology Seminar 2: Digital Audio Workstations1
    Audio Production CoreJTEB 4435: Audio Production 1: Fundamentals
    JTEB 4436: Audio Production 2: Tracking
    JTEB 4437: Audio Production 3: Mixing and Mastering
    JTEB 4438: Audio Production 4: Live Sound
    8
    PracticumJTEB 4440: Audio Production Practicum 1
    JTEB 4441: Audio Production Practicum 2
    2
    ElectivesJTEB 4416: ProTools
    JTEB 4429: Radio and Podcast Production 1
    JTEB 4439: Radio and Podcast Production 2
    JTEB 4600: Studio Pop Workshop
    JTEB 4421: Contemporary Song Production Workshop
    JTEB 4433: Remote Production Workshop
    7
    Total Credits18 credits

    Learning Outcomes

    • Students will be able to record live sound in a multitrack environment.
    • Students will be able to mix and master a multitrack audio session using a Digital Audio Workstation.
    • Students will be able to provide front of house live sound reinforcement for a small group of live musicians.

    Eligibility

    The Audio Production minor is available to undergraduate degree students across The New School.

    Students can retroactively apply successfully completed courses toward a minor upon declaring. After a student successfully completes a minor's requirements, the minor will appear on the student's academic transcript at graduation.

    For questions about this minor, please contact Dirk Freymuth, Associate Professor of Jazz, College of Performing Arts, at freymutd@newschool.edu.

  • Take the Next Step

    Contact your Student Success advisor to discuss how a minor will fit with your degree requirements.

    Declare or change a minor on my.newschool.edu in the Academics tab. Note that some minors require an application.

  • Take The Next Step

Submit your application

Undergraduates

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Undergraduate Adult Learners

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Graduates

To apply to any of our Master's, Doctoral, Professional Studies Diploma, and Graduate Certificate programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

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