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MUS. 289 Recording for Musical Applications

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

In this course students gain hands-on experience recording a variety of musical instruments, vocalists, and ensembles in a professional recording studio. With a focus on project management and musical aesthetics across genres, it covers concepts including applied acoustics, signal flow, microphone placement and techniques, signal processing, multi-track recording procedures, mixing, client interaction, and session management. This course builds on the fundamentals of audio recording and studio techniques introduced in DGME 118 or MUS 290.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 32-36
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 64-72
Prerequisites: MUS. 290 or DGME 118
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU , UC