Audio Production

R. L. Turner High School
A/V Production Strand
Business & Industry Endorsement

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CTE Courses Principles of Arts, A/V Tech & Communications
(1 credit)
Digital Audio Technology I
(1 credit)

Digital Audio Technology II
(1 credit)

Practicum in Digital Audio Technology
(2 credits)
Additional Elective        
Additional Elective        
Additional Elective        

Additional Graduation Requirements:

  • Foreign Language (2 credits)
  • Physical Education (1 credit)
  • Fine Arts (1 credit)
  • Health (1/2 credit)

Possible Industry Based Certifications:

  • Apple Final Cut Pro X
  • Apple Logic Pro X

  • Adobe Certified Associate Premiere Pro

  • Adobe Certified Associate Certifications

occupations median wage annual openings % growth
Sound Engineering Technicians $39,562 79 27%
Camera Operators, Television Video and Motion Picture $50,024 129 9%
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians $40,581 757 29%
Film and Video Editors $47,382 118 23%

The Digital Communications program of study explores the occupations and educational opportunities associated with the production of audio and visual media formats for various purposes, such as TV broadcasts, advertising, video production, or motion pictures. This program of study may also include exploration into operating machines and equipment to record sound and images, such as microphones, sound speakers, video screens, projectors, video monitors, sound and mixing boards, and related electronic equipment.