Master a broad base of knowledge in electronic music technology including MIDI music production, sequencing, synthesis and sampling. Prepare for a career in music studio and multimedia production.

Completion Award
Associate of Applied Arts and Sciences
Length of Study
91 Credits
Starting Quarter
Fall, Winter, Spring
On Campus

  1. Use and program electronic music equipment to sample, sequence, synthesize and produce music
  2. Explain and apply fundamentals of music theory in the creation, evaluation and interpretation of musical compositions
  3. Apply basic principles of audio production, amplification and recording, and electronic music implementation
  4. Safely and appropriately use and maintain electronic audio equipment
In addition to the outcomes above, students will gain the skills and knowledge included in Shoreline Student Learning Outcomes (SSLOs): Communication, Critical Thinking, Equity & Social Justice, Information Literacy, and Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning.

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The rapid development of recent technology continues to create growth in the MIDI music production industry. Graduates are hired as electronic music producers/technicians, jingle writers and multimedia producers.

Potential employers include: The majority of electronic music technicians work on a freelance or independent contractor basis.

Estimated Tuition & Fees

(does not include additional program or course fees, books, or supply costs)

Per Quarter
WA-Resident Non-WA resident,
US citizen, &
Eligible non-citizen

On Campus
Non-WA resident
Non-US citizen¹
Non-WA resident, US citizen
Online Only
1 credit $145.17  $245.71  $339.54 $162.51
5 credits $673.85  $1,176.57  $1,645.70  $760.55
12 credits (full-time) $1,462.52  $2,476.40 $3,422.10  $1,637.76
15 credits $1,641.05 $2,667.59  $3,624.45 $1,819.05

¹ Includes all International Students, both on campus and overseas online

Additional Program Fees
Approximately $20 - $120 per quarter, depending on courses selected

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