Sound Recording A.S.

What do you want to hear?

Elevate your passion by learning the process of sound recording from start to finish. You'll master the technical foundations and studio etiquette before transferring your credits to one of our 4-year partners. 

You'll receive hands-on training in recording, mixing, and mastering using industry-standard equipment and software. Understanding music theory is critical to your success, so we've made it a key part of your education. After an audition, we'll put you in the right classes based on your skill level. 

You'll have the opportunity to achieve professional certifications through your courses. Learning to identify different genres and how to record them will be another skill in your tool belt.  

Program Type
Transfer Program,
2 Years

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Where you'll go

Career options include audio engineer, music producer, studio technician, or sound operator for live events like concerts. Our program is designed to transfer seamlessly into SUNY Oswego or SUNY Fredonia with junior status. Your SUNY credits will also be applicable to other schools. 

Career Paths

Transfer Paths

4-year School Bachelor's Degree
Lincoln University General Agreement
Johnson C. Smith University General Agreement
Syracuse University Syracuse University's Whitman School of Management, B.S.
Dillard University
Medgar Evers College

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You can save thousands by starting your education here — especially when you compare OCC with traditional 4-year colleges.  And that's not all!  Our Financial Aid specialists can help you navigate the process of getting free aid to help pay for your education.

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