Media Arts - Recording Studio Production

Certificate

You can earn a recording studio production certificate. Note that not all courses for each program can be offered every semester.

You will need to successfully complete a minimum of 17 Credit Hours.


Required Core Courses

Core

Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
AUDR 1580 Physics of Sound
Introduction to the mathematics and physics of sound. Beginning with Decimal counting systems, students study basic math and algebra as applied to sound and the dB. Further study pursues alternative counting systems. The physical properties of sound, oscillation, and periodic movement are covered as a parallel development with math skills and problem solving.
3
AUDR 1600 Audio and Recording Techniques I
Introduction to recording studio technology equipment and terminology, including psychoacoustics, the limitations of the ear, and basic microphone design and construction.
2
AUDR 1615 Audio and Recording Techniques I Lab
Introduction to hands-on techniques utilized in recording studios. Students will be involved in mock recording sessions while learning how to operate the various components found in recording studios such as microphones, mixing consoles, multi-track recorders and two-track recorders.
1
AUDR 1625 Audio Principles and Technology II
An advanced study of Audio Principles and Technology with greater detail of individual microphone characteristics and techniques, stereo microphone techniques, signal processing, psychoacoustics and introductory acoustic principles of studio spaces.
2
AUDR 1635 Audio and Recording Techniques II Lab
Continuation of hands-on instruction as utilized in modern recording studios. Students will be involved in mock recording sessions while learning how to operate the various components found in recording studios such as microphones, digital and analog mixing consoles, multi-track recorders two-track recorders, and digital audio workstations (DAW). Patching and operating outboard gear will also be introduced.
1
AUDR 1760 Digital Audio Workstation I
Introduction to concepts and techniques of audio editing and production using a non-linear, computer-based production system.
1
AUDR 1780 Digital Audio Workstation II
Continuation of the concepts and techniques of audio editing and production using a non-linear, computer-based production system.
1
AUDR 2600 Audio and Recording Techniques III
Continuation of AUDR 1620 with emphasis on flexibility and limitations of console recorders and all auxiliary equipment. Study of makes and models of recording consoles most commonly used in professional studios. Further study of audio acoustics. Introduction to equipment used for musical sound reinforcement.
3
AUDR 2610 Audio and Recording Techniques III Lab
Lab for AUDR 2600.
3

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