MUM 1002C. FUNDAMENTALS OF SOUND.
Prerequisite or Corequisite: TPA 1380
An introduction to the fundamental principles of Sound and Acoustics, basic audio equipment, signal flow, microphones, basic sound processing, and principles of sound reinforcement. This course introduces a qualitative introduction to the basic mathematics and physics of sound, including electrical principles. (Special Fee: $71.00).
MUM 1620C. PSYCHOACOUSTICS AND CRITICAL LISTENING SKILLS.
Pre-requisite: Minimum grade of C in MUT 1011C or MUT 1111
An introduction to fundamental concepts of Acoustics, Psychoacoustics and Electroacoustics with emphasis on developing critical listening skills. (Special Fee: $101.00).
MUM 1660L. LOCATION SOUND.
Prerequisites: MUM 1002C or TPA 2260C or department approval.
A practical introduction to professional sound recording on location for film, television, Electronic News Gathering, and other visual media applications, including Surround Sound field-recording for documentaries. (Special Fee: $104.00).
MUM 1662C. LIVE SOUND TECHNIQUES.
Prerequisite: TPA 1380 and minimum grade of C in MUM 1002C or TPA 2260C
This course reviews the theory and practices of sound reinforcement for the entertainment industry. It covers audio equipment, sound systems, and sound reinforcement for live events with a hands-on, project-focused approach.
(Special Fee: $101.00).
MUM 2600C. SOUND RECORDING I.
Prerequisites: Minimum grade of C in MUM 1620C and in MUM 1002C or TPA 2260C.
Corequisites: MUM 2634L
This course is designed to develop recording skills through a hands-on, project oriented curriculum and in-depth classroom studies in modern recording practices. Focuses on engineering techniques for both music production and post-production including digital and analog recording as well as mixing, mastering, and signal processing. Students need to plan to spend between 6 and 10 additional hours in recording work. (Special Fee: $194.00).
MUM 2606C. SOUND RECORDING II.
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in MUM 2600C and MUM 2634L
This course explores advanced recording studio techniques, studio calibration, advanced mixing techniques, and principles of Mastering. (Special Fee: $150.00).
MUM 2630C. SOUND FOR MEDIA.
An introduction to the principles of sound integration and mixing, with an emphasis on media applications. Students will work on practical projects that will familiarize them with the basic hardware and software used in professional settings.
(Special Fee: $181.00).
MUM 2632L. AUDIO SYSTEMS DESIGN AND MAINTENANCE.
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in MUM 1662
A project-oritented course designed to develop skills in the design and maintenance of audio systems to meet industry standards. (Special Fee: $153.00).
MUM 2634L. THE DIGITAL AUDIO WORKSTATION.
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in MUM 1620C AND MUM 1002C or TPA 2260C.
Corequisites: MUM 2600C Sound Recording I.
This course introduces students to sound recording and post-production techniques using a Digital Audio Workstation. The course concentrates on developing beginner, intermediate, and advanced techniques on the most current software package used in the sound recording industry. (Special Fee: $149.00).
MUM 2640C. POST PRODUCTION SOUND.
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in MUM 2606C
A project-oriented approach to sound post-production techniques. Includes CD mastering, surround sound mixing, integration of dialog, sound effects and music in film and video production. (Special Fee $197.00).
MUM 2720C. BUSINESS OF MUSIC.
The fundamentals, guidelines and use of copyright law, contract, agencies and management, publishing, song writing, recording production and marketing.
MUM 2721. BUSINESS OF MUSIC II: ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND FREELANCING.
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in MUM 2720.
This course prepares students for careers as entrepreneurs and free-lancers in the music and audio business. The course stresses issues such as budgeting, bidding, taxes, liability, laws and regulations that prepares students to find and maintain clients for their skills.
MUM 2790L. MUSIC PRODUCTION.
Prerequisites: Minimum grades of C in MUM 2606C
Participation by students as technicians, producers and managers in the production of a live audio event and a music album, closely paralleling the workings of a music production company. Multiple credit course. May be repeated for maximum of two credits, but grade forgiveness cannot be applied.
(Special Fee: $155.00).
MUM 2930. SELECTED TOPICS IN MUSIC PRODUCTION.
For students who desire in-depth study of special topics in music production through research, discussion, hands-on experience and observation. May be repeated for credit, but grade foregiveness cannont be applied.
MUM 2942. INTERNSHIP IN MUSIC TECHNOLOGY.
Prerequisite: Satisfactory completion of all mandated courses in Reading, Mathematics, English and English for Academic Purposes; a minimum 2.0 institutional or overall GPA; 12 credits including MUM 2606.
The Program Director/Program Chair/Program Coordinator or Internship Placement Office has the discretion to provide override approval as it relates to the waiver of required program/discipline-related courses.
This course is a planned work-based experience that provides students with supervised career exploration activities and/ or practical experiences. Each earned credit of internship requires a minimum of 80 clock hours of work. Multiple credit course. May be repeated for credit, but grade forgiveness cannot be applied. (Internship Fee: $10.00).