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Course Description

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Sound Recording Technology - SRT 122

Basic Sound and Recording Techniques 2

3 Credit Hours
3 Lecture Hours

Course Description

Multi-track studio production techniques are developed through class discussion, demonstration and project assignments. Theory of digital audio technology and its integration into music production is emphasized.


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

Course Competencies

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

  • Explain the fundamentals of hard-disk recording.
  • Explain the fundamentals of non-destructive editing.
  • Demonstrate the basic operation of a DAW (digital audio workstation) as it is used for recording, overdubbing, editing, and mixdown.
  • Operate different types of DAWs, including host-based (native) systems, DSP-accelerated systems, software-based systems, and hardware-based systems.
  • Demonstrate the use of multichannel audio interfaces.
  • Demonstrate intermediate real-time and file-based signal processing techniques in a DAW, including delay-based effects, and side-chain applications in dynamics processors.
  • Demonstrate the use of common digital interface formats (DIFs) in a multiple-component digital audio system.
  • Demonstrate common procedures for word clock distribution and sample synchronization in a multiple-component digital audio system.
  • Demonstrate mix automation techniques used in recording consoles and DAWs.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Winter; 2022; SOUND RECORDING TECHNOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/10/2022

 122115510Basic Sound Record Tech 2MC3Sager T6/12/0Open$102.00W  12:00 PM-02:52 PM F300
 122115523Basic Sound Record Tech 2MC3Sager T10/12/0Open$102.00F  09:00 AM-11:52 AM F300

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday