NWCCD 2020-21 Catalog 
    Mar 30, 2023  
NWCCD 2020-21 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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MUSC 2410 - Techniques for Live Sound

This course serves as an introduction to the theory, methods, and equipment used in live sound reinforcement, mixing, and recording. Topics include sound theory and acoustics, cables, connectors, mixers, amplifiers, signal processors, microphones, and loudspeakers. Common mixing and recording practices are explored. Qualifications and duties of a professional sound operator are also examined.

Credits: 2

Comments: Prior to Fall 2011, MUSC 2410 was listed as Sound Reinforcement

Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of MUSC 2410 Techniques for Live, the student will:

  1. Explain the principles of acoustics and sound theory.
  2. Execute the set-up and application of cables, microphones, effects modules, amplifiers, speakers, and digital recorders.
  3. Apply methods of sound mixing, including the use of equalization, processing, and effects, in both live and studio scenarios.
  4. Describe the qualifications and duties of a professional sound operator.

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