CM 110: Introduction to Music Production

Credits 3 Class Hours3 lecture

This introductory course teaches basic concepts and procedures required to operate audio equipment in a recording studio. Topics include digital audio theory, dynamic processing, acoustics, mixers, multi-track recordings, studio session procedures, miking techniques, mixer signal flow, audio monitoring equipment, and MIDI devices.

Semester Offered Fall, Spring
Diversification: Arts — DA
Course Student Learning Outcomes (CSLOs)
  1. Define design elements and principles used to record and mix music compositions.
  2. Define digital audio theory, dynamic processing, mixer signal flow and acoustics.
  3. Use MIDI devices and Pro Tools to record and mix basic recordings.
  4. Create a web-based, user-friendly, visually-appealing Digital Portfolio to playback completed soundtracks.