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