Audio Engineering (MUSC)
MUSC 1323 Audio Electronics Troubleshooting 3 Credits (2 Lec, 2 Lab)
This course covers basic concepts in electricity, Ohm’s Law, circuit analysis and troubleshooting. Includes soldering techniques and equipment maintenance.
MUSC 1327 Audio Engineering I 3 Credits (2 Lec, 4 Lab)
This course provides the tools, personnel and standard workflow of a recording studio. Topics include fundamentals of sound and overview of tracking, editing, and mixing audio.
MUSC 1331 Musical Instrument Digital Interface 3 Credits (2 Lec, 2 Lab)
This course provides an exploration of Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) systems and applications. Includes the MIDI language and applications in the studio environment using software-based sequencing programs.
MUSC 1405 Live Sound I 4 Credits (2 Lec, 4 Lab)
This course is an overview of the field of live sound. Includes principles of live sound and the theory and interconnection of the components of a sound reinforcement system.
MUSC 2101 Audio Engineering Practices 1 Credit (0 Lec, 3 Lab)
This course is an application of the concepts and techniques presented in Audio Engineering I and II. Prerequisite or taken at the same time: MUSC 2427
MUSC 2355 Musical Instrument Digital Interface II 3 Credits (2 Lec, 2 Lab)
This course is a continuation of MIDI I with advanced MIDI concepts and techniques. Includes synchronizing MIDI and audio and advanced sequencer operation.
MUSC 2386 Internship-Recording Arts Technology/Technician 3 Credits (0 Lec, 18 Lab)
This course is a work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and employer.
MUSC 2403 Live Sound II 4 Credits (2 Lec, 4 Lab)
This course provides an overview of stage monitor systems. Includes systems set-up and operation, and stage management. Also covers interactivity between sound management, performance quality, and audience experience.
MUSC 2427 Audio Engineering II 4 Credits (3 Lec, 3 Lab)
This is a continuation of Audio Engineering I with emphasis on implementation of the recording process, including microphones, audio console, multi-track recorder, and signal processing devices.
MUSC 2447 Audio Engineering III 4 Credits (3 Lec, 3 Lab)
This course covers advanced techniques in recording and manipulation of audio. Includes digital audio editing, recording techniques, and signal processing.