The AUDIO TECHNOLOGY emphasis within the Production Studies in Performing Arts major at Clemson University allows students to focus on recording techniques, live sound reinforcement, and music technology. Coupled with the core Production Studies curriculum, the Audio Technology emphasis prepares students for a wide variety of career choices in music technology.
Classes within the Audio Technology curriculum include acoustics, music technology, live sound reinforcement, and audio engineering courses. Courses in music theory and music history are complimentary components of the curriculum. All students produce a CD in their senior capstone course.
The Department has thirteen Pro Tools LE workstations, a recording control room featuring a Pro Tools HD 3 system, and a newly constructed digital media lab. Professional experience (and part-time employment) is available to advanced students using the state-of-the-art Brooks Theatre as a living laboratory for audio engineering projects, such as recording concerts and running sound for professional shows.