ARSP1500 Multitrack Recording Theory II

This course is a continuation of the practical techniques of multitrack recording covered in Multitrack Recording Theory I. Topics include advanced production techniques, advanced linear and disk-based digital recording techniques, advanced consoles and automation, mixing techniques, basic troubleshooting, advanced A for V concepts, and career strategies.




ARSP1300 and ARSP1310. Prereq. or concurrent ARSP1320, ARSP1331, ARSP1510 and ARSP2120 or instructor approval

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 advanced production techniques
Demonstrate an understanding of advanced audio system configurations
Demonstrate an understanding of advanced Audio for Video concepts
Develop a career strategy
Explain studio psychology considerations
Demonstrate correct microphone selections
Demonstrate correct session preproduction procedures
Develop a patchbay design
Develop a business card
Compile a beauty reel
Create a detailed audio resume
Generate a 5 year plan

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

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Credit Details