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Audio Principles

LVT 1114

Credit(s): 4

This course introduces audio fundamentals in theory and practice. Topics include: principles of audio electronics and the decibel scale; electromagnetic induction; power, ground, and amplifiers; core concepts in digital audio; console and DAW signal flow, routing, and gain staging; microphone and loudspeaker principles and applications; signal processing, including compression and equalization. Class meetings consist of lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on training. Upon completion, students should be able to describe and demonstrate an applied understanding of the principles of audio electronics. (4,2,4)