Audio Engineering


Are you a take-charge individual with the desire, drive, and determination to be a music recording or post-production engineer, record producer, acoustic consultant, sound effects editor, studio manager, or other expert in the audio field? Do your career goals include turning creative dreams into exciting-sounding audio productions? Welcome to NESCom! The Audio Engineering program includes stimulating courses in recording, mixing, and editing, a solid academic foundation in the physics of sound and electricity, and an in-depth survey of popular music fundamentals. Most importantly, NESCom Audio is fun! With plenty of hands-on labs, you will spend hours learning techniques from expert instructors and mastering equipment in the phenomenally equipped NESCom studios.

As a NESCom audio student, you will learn a diverse set of skills that can be used in a variety of real world situations. Elective courses in business of music, live sound, video production, and web media give NESCom audio grads varied career options. The junior year choice between a music recording or post-production focus gives students the option to either culminate their studies with either a full-length record album project, or to record and mix all of the sound for a film or TV project. To support this diversity, the NESCom audio faculty pulls from their impressive professional experience, which includes Grammy-winning albums, international film and television productions, and world touring with legendary artists. A variety of industry representatives also visit NESCom regularly, including famous engineers, leading equipment manufactures, and touring musical artists.

There is no better way to jump-start your career in audio. You’ll love the challenge of NESCom!