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Audiovisual Production Certificate

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Audiovisual Production A.A.S. Degree

Program Description

Lamar State College Port Arthur’s Audiovisual Production Program prepares students for careers in the ever-evolving media industry. The Audiovisual Production Program blends music production, sound design and video technology to create compelling multimedia content for all forms of visual media including web, video, film, animation, mobile technology, and games. Whether you’re a musician looking to make better videos for the web, a game designer searching for better sound or your goal is to make feature films, Lamar State College Port Arthur’s Audiovisual Production Program will provide you with the skills needed to succeed.

With small class sizes and a dedicated faculty, students are immersed in a curriculum that models the workflow of professional media production. The Audiovisual Production Program provides hands-on training utilizing industry-standard technology while focusing on professional best practices to build a music production and sound design portfolio that demonstrates a broad range of creative skill sets including video editing, music composition, and sound design.


  1. Demonstrate basic proficiency in creating original music and audio that supports the visual narrative.
  2. Demonstrate basic proficiency in short-form video production & editing, media delivery formats, and audiovisual workflow.
  3. Recognize and observe professional best practices in the audiovisual field, including the various roles in film, audio engineering, and media.
  4. Produce a final portfolio and resume suitable for entry-level employment in the audiovisual field.


Dr. Blas A. Canedo-Gonzalez
Chair of Commercial Music, Visual and Performing Arts
Sam and Linda Monroe Performing Arts Center Building, Office 144
Phone: (409) 984-6547

Recommended Program of Study
Course Title SCH
First Semester
COMM 1336 Video Production I 3
MUSC 1325 Acoustics 3
MUSI 1327 Audio Engineering I 3
MUSI 1181 Piano Class I 1
MUSC 1303 Fundamentals of Music 3
Second Semester
MUSC 1331 MIDI 3
MUSC 2327 Audio Engineering II 3
MUSI 1182 Piano Class II 1
RTVB 2330 Film and Video Editing 3
Third Semester
FLMC 2335 Screenwriting for Features, Shorts and Documentaries 3
MUSC 2347 Audio Engineering III 3
MUSC 2351 Audio for Video 3
Fourth Semester
FILM 2330 Audio Post Production 3
MUSC 2330 Commercial Music Arranging and Composition 3
RTVB 2340 Portfolio Development 3
Total 41
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