Lamar State College - Port Arthur Commercial Music
Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree
This curriculum prepares students for audio production jobs in the music industry. Employment opportunities include recording engineer, audio producer,
sound designer and MIDI programmer.
Potential employers include advertising agencies, audio production companies, recording studios, record labels and publishing companies.
Other opportunities will be available in the field when sufficient work experience is combined with academic preparation include record production,
publishing, artist management, concert promotion, venue management and music merchandising.
Graduates will have a strong background in the appropriate core sub-disciplines of music theory; writing, orchestrating, arranging and composing music;
audio recording; and the music industry. Laboratory training encompasses state-of-the-art instruments, materials and techniques employed in the
commercial music industry.