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2023-2024 College Catalog 
2023-2024 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DAR 275 - Basic Audio Production

4 Credits, 6 Contact Hours
2 lecture periods 4 lab periods

Fundamental tools, techniques, and procedures for multi- track recording. Includes elements of sound, sound studios, consoles, digital recorders, microphone application, and technical planning and sound design. Also includes on location versus studio recording, mixing and re-recording, and editing.

Information: This course will require additional expenses for supplies in addition to course and lab fees.
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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Explain the basic features of a mixing console.
  2. Operate the various functions of a digital recorder.
  3. Integrate multi-track elements such as narration, music, and sound effects.

  1. Elements of Sound
  2. Sound Studios
  3. Consoles
  4. Digital Recorders
  5. Microphone Application
  6. Technical Planning and Sound Design
  7. On Location vs. Studio Recording
  8. Mixing and Re-recording
  9. Editing

Effective Term:
Full Academic Year 2020/2021