Ohio University

US: MDIA Masterclass Series: Austin,TX with Jim Eno at Public Hi-Fi Studio

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Program Feature


Program Term

Winter Break

Program Type

OHIO Credit

Academic Focus

Communication, Journalism, and Media

For more information contact

Josh Antonuccio
Program Director
Email: antonucn@ohio.edu

Emily Englehart
Global Programs Coordinator
Email: eengleha@ohio.edu


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This class will offer the opportunity for Ohio University students to work side-by-side with a notable music producer for one week, allowing them to serve in an apprenticeship role as a team during recording and mixing session. This year, students will visit Public Hi-Fi in Austin, TX to work alongside famed producer/dummer, Jim Eno. 

Living Arrangements 

Students will stay in a hotel in the entire duration of the program. 

Program Dates 

December 15, 2019 - December 21, 2019  

This program is offered annually and typically opens for application by the beginning of September.

Note: Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, this program will not be offered during winter break 2020-2021.

Study Away and COVID-19

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, participation in study away and abroad involves real and potential personal, financial and academic risk. Please click here to read information related to travel during the COVID-19 pandemic


Students will take the MDIA 4903 to earn a total of 3 credit hours.


The program fee for this program includes: Student airfare, accommodations, airport transfers, transportation for all program related activities, excursions, and welcome dinner. 

In addition to the program fee, students should plan for 3 credit hours of tuition*, administrative fee, and out-of-pocket costs. Below is the student budget worksheet for this program, which outlines these costs.  

An itemized Student Budget Worksheet will be published when the next travel dates are available.

Items that are not related to the program (ie. additional entertainment, souvenirs, extra travel, contingency funds) are not included in the cost estimates provided and should be budgeted for separately.  


  • Non-resident surcharge waived for the credit hours associated with this program. 
  • If you are nominated to this program, you will be required to pay a deposit to confirm your participation. The deposit is a down payment on the total costs to be billed by OHIO and is determined by the total cost of the program. 
  • For programs completed over winter-break and spring break, the credit-hours associated with the program are part of the spring semester. Students taking between 12 to 20 Athens campus hours, including those associated with the program, will not incur additional tuition costs for the spring semester. Students taking less than 12 or more than 20 Athens campus credits for the spring term will see their tuition charge adjusted accordingly.  

Looking for Funding Opportunities? 

More information on financial aid and scholarships can be found on our funding pages.

*School of Media Arts & Studies students may apply for an internal scholarship through the  Ralph J. Bitzer MDIA Opportunities Scholarship. 

Eligibility and Requirements 

This program is open to upperclass MDIA students at Ohio University. Must be in good academic and judicial standing to participate. 

Students who will be on probation at any point during the program for a conduct offense that took place less than a calendar year from the program start date may not study abroad.  Click here to read the entire conduct policy 

Participants must have a at least a high school diploma or the equivalent (e.g. GED) by the start date of the program to be considered for eligibility.  Students enrolled in College Credit Plus (CC+) are not eligible for study away programs.