This course introduces audio fundamentals in theory and practice. Topics include: principles of audio electronics and the decibel scale; electromagnetic induction; power, ground, and amplifiers; core concepts in digital audio; console and DAW signal flow, routing, and gain staging; microphone and loudspeaker principles and applications; signal processing, including compression and equalization. Class meetings consist of lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on training. Assignment-based lab time is required.
MTEC-111; MP-114 or MP-214, and either LMSC-208 or LMSC-209 must be taken concurrently with (or prior to) MP-211
Fall, Spring, Summer