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.

Course Type: Technical

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.

Course Type: Technical

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.

Course Type: Technical

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.

Prerequisite(s): MUSC 1327
Course Type: Technical

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

Course Type: Technical

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.

Prerequisite(s): MUSC 1331
Course Type: Technical

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.

Course Type: Technical

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.

Prerequisite(s): MUSC 1405
Course Type: Technical

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.

Prerequisite(s): MUSC 1327
Course Type: Technical

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.

Prerequisite(s): MUSC 2427
Course Type: Technical