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B.S. in Digital Media & Journalism: Audio – Live Production

Residential B.S. in Digital Media & Journalism: Audio: Live Production

Get ready for an exciting career in live sound capture and delivery with a B.S. in Digital Media & Journalism (B.S.) – Audio – Live Production from Liberty University.

Here, you’ll grow in your understanding of audio (sound capture, sound engineering, sound design, and sound mixing) in the live production process. Learn how to plan, coordinate, direct, and produce audio content or various live contexts, including radio, television, concerts, and online live streams.

Gain techniques in enhancing audience experience during live broadcast or live streamed events. And discover how to create a sound environment that will make the viewing audience feel as though they are there in person.

With the Audio – Live Production concentration, you’ll learn how to:

  • Design the technical set-up to capture audio for live indoor and outdoor events
  • Assess the sound environment
  • Adjust to capture quality sound for live and streamed distribution

Work with professors who are industry specialists and who are grounded in their Christian faith
. Hands-on opportunities take place with the help of the School of Communication and Arts (SCA) Media Lab where you’ll have access to professional audio equipment. The SCA also houses the campus radio station facilities, 90.9 the Light, and a new audio lab where commercials, music, and package pre-production take place.

Build on your experience as you participate in live events streamed from the School of Music’s state of the art concert hall and the Vines auditorium. Coverage of athletic events in the Williams Stadium, the basketball and volleyball Liberty Arena, and the LaHaye Hockey Arena offer hands-on experience in live sound broadcast and streaming environments. Volunteers on the audio team for Campus Community and student workers on the Convocation crew also get firsthand exposure to front-of-house and mixing of live ministry and worship sound.

Student Media Lab

Housing more than a million dollars worth of equipment, the Student Media Lab is a crucial catalyst for hands-on learning in the Digital Media and Journalism department. Our students have access to industry-standard cameras, audio equipment, lighting gear, and other support equipment – all available for check-out. The student media lab also offers weekly training workshops for various featured equipment. Training is enhanced by the student media lab’s private editing suite that includes coloring stations and access to a variety of editing software.

Academics for the B.S. in Digital Media & Journalism: Audio: Live Production

Credit Hours

120 total hours

Degree Completion Plan (DCP)

Digital Media & Journalism (B.S.): Audio – Live Production

Admission Requirements

View Liberty’s undergraduate admissions requirements

Featured Audio: Live Production Courses

  • Pro Tools Fundamentals I (CINE 271)
  • Location Sound (DIGI 250)
  • Intermediate Audio Production (DIGI 334)
  • Sports Broadcasting (DIGI 340)
  • Live Sports Production (DIGI 451)
  • Advanced Audio Production (DIGI 474)

Start Your Career in Audio: Live Production

Audio: Live Production Career Opportunities

  • Front-of-House Audio Engineer
  • Live Sound Engineer
  • Mastering Engineer
  • Systems Engineer
  • Live Event Producer
  • Audio Production Technician
  • Production and Media Coordinator
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