Sound matters.

With a degree in audio production, you will be equipped to tell stories through practical and creative uses of sound. Cornerstone stands at the forefront of enabling students to influence the airwaves of our culture, from radio to television and film.

You'll practice mixing and mastering, post production and live sound production; learn the techniques necessary to deconstruct popular music production; and develop your professional audio portfolio, all while using industry standard studios and equipment. Through academic and hands-on learning, you will graduate with the skills to compete and create in today's innovative marketplace.

  • Overview

    • School: Traditional Undergrad Academics
    • Division: Communication & Media
    • Degree Type: Bachelor of Arts, Minor
    • Format: Residential
    • Location: Grand Rapids
  • Career Opportunities

    A bachelor's degree in audio production prepares you for a range of career options and graduate programs.

    • Church media director
    • Film post sound design and engineer
    • Live audio engineer
    • Music producer
    • Recording studio engineer
    • Recording studio operator

    Program Classes

    From personable faculty to one-on-one advising appointments, we have resources to support you in reaching your goals and being successful in your classes.

    See our sample degree plan for the list of classes you'll take as an audio production major.

  • Global Internships

    All traditional undergraduate students complete an academic internship or practicum. This experience helps you explore your calling and gain practical career skills.

    With guidance from the Center for Career & Life Calling, our students land internships at trusted businesses and nonprofits around the world.

    • Corporate Sound
    • Fenton Records
    • Grooters Productions
    • Sound Post Recording Studios
    • Willow Creek Community Church

    Communication and Music Student Outcomes


    of traditional undergraduate Communication, Media and Music Division students from the class of 2019 were working or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation.

    Importantly, our recent graduates also shared that they love their work. Of respondents, 97 percent reported a genuine interest in what they are doing.

  • Job Outcomes

    Cornerstone alumni are tireless in their passion to influence our world for Christ as servant leaders. You can find CU graduates building lives that matter at workplaces based in West Michigan and beyond.

    • Brilliance Audio
    • Calvin College Prince Conference Center
    • Impact Church
    • Resurrection Life Church
    • Sovereign Grace Music
    • The Foxboro
    • WOOD TV8