BCST 128 Sound Reinforcement (3)
Lec-35, Lab-52.5, field trips
Credit, Degree Applicable
Live sound history, theory, technology, and craft skills with an emphasis on the technical manipulation of sound in acoustic spaces. Includes hands-on live sound production and operations for nightclubs, theaters, large-scale concert venues, and distributed sound systems.
Offered Spring semesters
Offered in Spring semester only
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Describe, evaluate, and demonstrate the setup and use of equipment required for public address, recording, and broadcast of a live sound event production.
- Outcome 2: Describe and analyze technology and skills required to engineer a live sound event from the front-of-house (FOH), monitor position, and as systems engineer.
- Outcome 3: Troubleshoot a technical failure in the chain of equipment in a live sound system and demonstrate methods to remedy the failure.
- Outcome 4: Demonstrate professional communication and collaboration skills as a sound reinforcement team member.