AUD 130 - Live Sound I

Course Description

This course is an introduction to live sound techniques, including basic properties of sound, sound equipment, signal flow, and system engineering. Group 2 course.

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Course Learning Outcomes

  • Identify amplitude, frequency, and the Decibel scale.
  • Identify the basics of acoustics.
  • Identify signal routing, and signal flow.
  • Identify the basics of power distribution.
  • Identify the basics of audio measurement.
  • Test and record audio signal.
  • Analyze acoustical measurements.
  • Compare and Contrast amplitude and frequency of sound.
  • Configure a live sound setup.
Human Dimension:
  • See themselves as artists.
  • Collaborate with others in a creative environment.
  • Recognize the personal and societal importance of self-expression and creativity.
Caring - Civic Learning:
  • Express interest in music from other cultures and genres.
  • Value differences in cultural expressions of creativity.
  • Recognize the role music plays as an expression of social concerns.
Learning How to Learn:
  • Read study effectively.
  • Frame useful questions.
  • Develop educational goals.
  • Direct/regulate their own learning.
  • Learn through collaboration.