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Major Roadmaps

Simplifying the path


Recording arts


This Roadmap is provided as a SAMPLE GUIDE showing what a full-time student's schedule MAY look like. There is no guarantee that all classes will be offered each semester or that classes will have space available. You must meet all prerequisite requirements prior to registering for a class.

Consult with a Los Medanos Counselor for help planning your schedule. Visit the Recording Arts website for more information about this program.


Fall     Spring   Summer
  3 unitsRA-010       3 unitsRA-020     3 unitsRA-033 (optional)
  3 unitsRA-012       2 unitsRA-021      
  3 unitsRA-015       3 unitsRA-025      
  6 unitsGE/Electives (AS only)       6 unitsGE/Electives (AS only)      


Fall year 2



Fall year 2

  3 unitsRA-030       3 unitsRA-040      
  1 unitRA-032       12 unitsGE/Electives (AS only)      
  3 unitsRA-035              
  6 unitsGE/Electives (AS only)              

Certificate of Achievement in Recording Arts - 27 Units


AS in Recording Arts
60 Units


See counselor or catalog for a list of classes eligible for the required electives and for information on obatining an AS Degree.




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Recording arts Program


Careers in Recording Arts

The Recording Arts Program at LMC is the finest of its kind in the U.S.A. Curriculum is designed in cooperation with audio engineers, producers, and other recording arts professionals. The interdisciplinary program includes courses in music, audio engineering, and business. Faculty, comprised of recording engineers and other prominent professionals from the audio industry, prepare students technically and intellectually to complete in the recording industry job market.


Recording Arts Salary Averages in California:

Audio/Video Technician: $12.58 - $40.42/hour

Sound Engineer Technician: $13.49 - $55.18/hour


Information gathered from onetonline.org which is sponsored by the Department of Labor, 2014


Associate of Art Degree and Certificate of Achievement

For the Associate of Arts Degree in Recording Arts, complete 32 units of coursework listed above as well as the General Education requirements. Consult with a Los Medanos College counselor to develop your education plan.


For the Certificate of Achievement in Recording Arts, complete 32 units of coursework listed above.