Recording Arts, MS Learning Outcomes


The program developed the following student learning outcomes so faculty and students have a shared understanding of the learning goals directing the curriculum. Students are expected to be proficient or above in each of these areas by the time they graduate from the program.

1. Creative Expression

2. Content Knowledge

3. Analytical Process


1. Creative Expression

Students will be able to express themselves and their technical art in the areas of career development, collaboration, and audio production. 

Specifically, students will be able to:

A. Develop a portfolio that represents themselves as a creative expert in their discipline.

B. Demonstrate successful creative collaboration with peers.

C. Advance the state of art in the audio production field through the thesis/portfolio process.

2. Content Knowledge

Students will have a comprehensive understanding of traditional research in the audio field, while also showing mastery of advanced and emerging audio techniques.

Specifically, students will be able to:

A. Conduct formal research and express the knowledge gained in meaningful ways.

B. Demonstrate fluency in advanced recording, editing, and mixing techniques.

C. Evaluate and employ emerging technologies in audio production.

3. Analytical Process

Students will be able to think critically and engage in meaningful academic and audio production activities.

Specifically, students will be able to:

A. Lead an audio production course at the university level using best pedagogical practices.

B. Interact successfully in an academic research environment.

C. Deconstruct and understand historical and modern audio production techniques.

College of Arts & Media

CU Denver

Arts Building

1150 10th Street

Suite 177

Denver, CO 80204


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