The Mendocino College Music Department offers a comprehensive course of study that will lead to an Associate of Arts Degree in Recording Arts and Technology. The program is designed to provide technical, artistic, and historical experiences that prepare the student for career opportunities in the field of audio and for students who are currently employed in the field of audio and desire advancement. Possible career paths may include recording engineer, live sound reinforcement, recording artist, sound designer, Foley artist, and post production. There is no prerequisite or previous knowledge necessary to enter this program of study. As with all programs, students who intend to transfer to a four-year institution should research the transfer institution's requirements and plan to complete with the CSU GE Breadth pattern or IGETC GE pattern.