MUSĀ 0014. Introduction to Commercial Music Production

Units: 3
Advisory: Completion of MECH 10 with grade of "C" or better
Hours: 72 (54 lecture, 18 laboratory)
Emphasis on audio concepts including basic and essential audio theory, development of critical listening skills, and perception of audio in the form of acoustic and electrical energy. Discussion and exercises in signal flow, recording facility configuration, sound reinforcement system set-up and working within different acoustic environments. Introductory training in equipment selection and placement as well as basic tracking techniques are offered. (CSU)