2020-2021 General Catalog 
    Dec 04, 2023  
2020-2021 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sound Reinforcement Certificate -Major Code 8434C, CIP Code 100203

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Offered at the Levelland Campus

This certificate option is designed to provide individuals with the skills necessary to obtain a job in the sound reinforcement industry. Students will receive practical application of these skills through hands-on experience. This includes training in sound systems design, setup/installation, verification/troubleshooting, system optimization and mixing techniques for professional sound reinforcement. Graduates will possess a solid foundation of the signal flow, specifications and industry standard practices surrounding live sound reinforcement systems. To qualify for the Certificate of Proficiency, the student must complete a Capstone Experience in the final semester of the program.

This is a TSI-waived certificate. Students declaring this major are not subject to the TSI regulations unless they enroll in a course outside the prescribed curriculum.

The Sound Technology program prepares students to enter an occupation where electrical safety is a critical competency and will require all students to successfully complete a program specific safety examination prior to participating in laboratory activities. Safety examination includes written and practical “hands-on” preparation, demonstration, and safe operation of occupational processes and equipment.

Program advisors are Matt Quick, associate professor of sound technology, and Jeremiah Denning, instructor in sound technology.

Certificate of Proficiency

Total Semester Hours: 16

Total Semester Hours: 12


*Although not a requirement, students are strongly encouraged to take EDUC 1100 during the first semester of enrollment.

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