BCST 124 Digital Audio Production (4)
Credit, Degree Applicable
Introduction to the history, theory and practice of basic digital audio production. This course prepares the student for advanced study in audio post production, music recording, internet content and game audio. Overview of industry standard digital audio software and hardware.
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Analyze the fundamental changes that have occurred in the recording of digital media, and describe the history of digital recording from the earliest technologies to current digital formats.
- Outcome 2: Compare and contrast the functions of commonly used professional audio software. (examples include Reason, Digital Performer, Logic, ProTools)
- Outcome 3: Apply the theory of digital audio sampling, quantizing, and data compression to digital audio projects.
- Outcome 4: Diagram the path of signal flow, routing and virtual bussing in the recording, mix-down, sweetening, and mastering of a music session that includes MIDI.
- Outcome 5: Demonstrate the basic techniques and aesthetics of sound design and editing for a sound for visual media session.