MUS 160 - Sound Engineering I
An introduction to the basic principles of acoustics, mixer formats, patch bays, decibels, equalization, reverberation, tape recorders, mixing consoles, microphones, and tape editing.
2 Studio Hours, 2 Lecture Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Recognize different types of mics and understand their application in a recording studio.
2. Mic up individual instruments, including an acousic drum set.
3. Demonstrate aspects of digital audio, such as sampling rate, bit depth, and dither.
4. Use Pro Tools software to setup sessions, assign inputs and outputs, create tracks, set tempos and record audio.
5. Prepare and edit tracks for mixing.
6. Illustrate the basics of signal processing.
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