ARSP1100 Introduction to Recording

This course is an introduction to the theory of sound and the recording process. The course introduces audio terminology, principles of sound and hearing, parts of basic equipment, recorder operation and signal storage methods.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0921

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Demonstrate an understanding of analog signal flow theory
Explain fundamental waveform characteristics
Diagram recording head adjustments
Explain tape construction
Explain digital recording and reproduction processes
Demonstrate an understanding of analog recording theory
Demonstrate an understanding of sound and hearing
Demonstrate an understanding of digital recording theory
Apply correct audio terminology

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
Brooklyn Park Campus - 763-488-2477
Eden Prairie Campus – 952-995-1544

Campus

Eden Prairie Campus 952-995-1300

Credit Details

lecture:

3

lab:

0