Sound Technology

Electronic Music Student

Program Overview

The sound technology certificate is intended to prepare students for careers in sound recording and sound reinforcement in live and studio performance situations, as well as in the film industry, television, radio and other areas where sound recording and electronic music play an increasingly vital role. The certificate program can also be valuable preparation for enrolling in an advanced commercial music school.

The graduate of the certificate program in sound technology will:

  • Recognize and define the basic terminology associated with acoustics.
  • Recognize and define the basic terminology associated with sound recording and electronic music.
  • Participate in sound recording and mix-down sessions.
  • Produce and record works of electronic music.


Santa Maria Campus Bldg F
805-922-6933 ext. 3252


Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

closed during summer months

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Nicholas Griffin

Nicholas Griffin
"I believe Hancock is the greatest community college out there for so many reasons. The counselors got me on track, and the instructors go out of their way to help. Because I am doing well in math and science classes for the first time in my life, I will be able to pursue a career as an environmental engineer. I will be able to find viable solutions to real world problems because of my time here."
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Video: Kelly talks about her goals for a career in sound production.

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Last Modified Jul 2, 2015