2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
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2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MUSC 108 Audio Production II: Intermediate (2.5 credits)

Formerly MUSIC 108

Prerequisite MUSC 107  with at least a 1.5 grade.

Course Description
An intermediate, hands-on course that covers midi sequencing, sound reinforcement, microphone construction and application, signal processing equipment, and analog multi-track recording.

Student Outcomes
1. Create “midi” sequencing tracks.
2. Track a recording session using mixers, microphone preamplifiers, analog signal processors, and headphone monitoring
3. Combine “midi” sequencing tracks with pre-existing material and add a “voice over” using a microphone
4. Design the schematics and assemble a complete sound system
5. Set up a combo for tracking based on the microphone data covered in Audio I
6. Route and process 8 or more audio tracks while using signal processing equipment
7. Record multiple tracks using microphones, mixers, signal processing and headphone monitoring
8. Describe Pulse Code Modulation Theory and the importance of sample rate, bit rate, error correction in Red Book Standards

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