Sound Recording Technology

SRT 121

Basic Sound and Recording Techniques 1 (3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.

Course Description

Fundamentals of the recording arts, including basic audio and acoustical theory, recording consoles, tape recorders, microphone design and technique, speakers and signal processing will be introduced in this course.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Explain the fundamentals of analog and digital audio signal theory.
  • Explain the fundamentals of acoustical and psycho-acoustical theory.
  • Demonstrate the fundamentals of transducer theory.
  • Demonstrate appropriate microphone selection techniques for a variety of sound and recording applications.
  • Demonstrate appropriate microphone placement techniques for a variety of sound and recording applications.
  • Demonstrate the operation of recording consoles and patch bays, as they are used for basic recording, overdubbing, and mixdown.
  • Demonstrate the operation of analog and digital tape recorders, including electronics calibration and common operational modes.
  • Demonstrate fundamental signal processing techniques including basic equalization, effects, and dynamics processing.
  • Demonstrate basic procedures for interfacing common analog and digital audio devices that are found in recording studios.

Course Schedule

        No of Weeks   Begins   
 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2017; SOUND RECORDING TECHNOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/28/2017

 121145515Basic Sound & Recording 1 3Sager T$102.009/12/0Open
W 02:30PM-05:22PMF300
 121145516Basic Sound & Recording 1 3Sager T$102.0012/12/0Open
F 09:00AM-11:52AMF300
 121145521Basic Sound & Recording 1 3Sager T$102.0011/12/0Open
F 01:00PM-03:52PMF300
 121145535Basic Sound & Recording 1 3Sager T$102.0011/12/0Open
M 02:30PM-05:22PMF300
 121145541Basic Sound & Recording 1 3Blau B$102.0011/12/0Open
T 10:00AM-12:52PMF300
 121145583Basic Sound & Recording 1 3Sager T$102.0012/12/0Open
W 06:00PM-08:52PMF300
 121145584Basic Sound & Recording 1 3Blau B$102.0011/12/0Open
R 06:00PM-08:52PMF300

Spring; 2017; SOUND RECORDING TECHNOLOGY; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 05/08/2017

 121125500Basic Sound & Recording 1 3Sager T$102.007/12/0Open
T R 12:00PM-03:10PMF300

Summer; 2017; SOUND RECORDING TECHNOLOGY; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 07/03/2017

 121135500Basic Sound & Recording 1 3Blau B$102.009/12/0Open
M W 01:00PM-04:10PMF300

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