MUM: Music-Commercial

Courses

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MUM 1002C. FUNDAMENTALS OF SOUND.

314

FUNDAMENTALS OF SOUND 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: $143.00).

MUM 1003L. DIGITAL AUDIO WORKSTATION FOR NON-MAJORS.

103

DIGITAL AUDIO WORKSTATION FOR NON-MAJORS An introduction for non-majors to the leading Audio and Music Production/Editing software, Including MIDI sequencing and Music Notation, as well as the leading Audio software packages. This course cannot be applied towards the requirements of the A.S. in Sound & Music Technology nor any of the Technical Certificates associated with that A.S. program. (Special Fee $143.00).

MUM 1620L. PSYCHOACOUSTICS & CRITICAL LISTENING SKILLS.

102

PSYCHOACOUSTICS & CRITICAL LISTENING SKILLS Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in MUT 1011C or in MUT 1111 An introduction to fundamental concepts of Psychoacoustics with emphasis on developing critical listening skills. (Special Fee: $143.00).

MUM 1642L. FOLEY AND SOUND DESIGN.

102

FOLEY AND SOUND DESIGN Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in MUM 2634L or in MUM 2630C, or Department Approval Students learn to prepare surfaces and simulate specific types of shoes to record footsteps synchronized with picture, select and place the proper microphone(s) for specific situation, and to manipulate metals, wood, glass, rocks, fabrics, everyday items such as jars, gears, balls, and to use vegetables and produce to record sound effects synchronized to moving picture segments. (Special Fee: $143.00).

MUM 1646C. DIALOGUE EDITING AND VOICE PROCESSING.

212

DIALOGUE EDITING AND VOICE PROCESSING Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in MUM 2634L or in MUM 2630C This course introduces students to the techniques used to extract, edit, and manipulate dialogue for Film, TV and Video Games, VR, and other multimedia productions, as well as voice for radio, voice-overs and narration. The course covers recovery and processing of dialogue from production sources including location sound, dialogue synchronization, the use of "WALLA" and foreign languages, and ADR. (Special Fee: $143.00).

MUM 1660L. LOCATION SOUND.

133

LOCATION SOUND 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: $143.00).

MUM 1662C. LIVE SOUND TECHNIQUES.

322

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: $143.00).

MUM 2623C. MIDI ELECTRONIC MUSIC I.

424

MIDI ELECTRONIC MUSIC I Prerequisites: Minimum grade of C in MUT 1011C or MUT 1111 This course provides an introduction to MIDI production and sequencing using computers and digital audio workstations, including musical composition and arranging techniques. This course includes learning activities designed to ensure competence in the basic use of computers, file management, among others.

MUM 2624C. MIDI AND ELECTRONIC MUSIC II.

324

MIDI AND ELECTRONIC MUSIC II Prerequiste: Minimum grade of C MUM 2623C This course is designed to provide students further practical study in MIDI with particular focus on sound design, software synthesizers, creating sampler instruments, as well as additional techniques in MIDI sequencing, editing, composition and arranging, plus a broad view of electronic music and its history.

MUM 2630C. SOUND FOR MEDIA.

322

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: $143.00).

MUM 2632L. AUDIO SYSTEMS DESIGN AND MAINTENANCE.

204

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: $143.00).

MUM 2634L. THE DIGITAL AUDIO WORKSTATION.

103

THE DIGITAL AUDIO WORKSTATION Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in MUM 1002C or deparment approval. Corequisites: MUM 2663C 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: $143.00).

MUM 2637L. INTRODUCTION TO VIDEO GAME AND VR SOUND.

204

INTRODUCTION TO VIDEO GAME AND VR SOUND Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in MUM 2630C or MUM2634L and MUM 1642L, or department approval An overview of the fundamental concepts in sound design and implementation techniques for Video Games, Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality. (Special Fee: $143.00).

MUM 2640C. POST PRODUCTION SOUND.

322

POST PRODUCTION SOUND Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in MUM 2664C and in MUM 1620L. A project-oriented approach to sound post-production techniques. Includes surround sound mixing, picture -sound synchronization techniques, and an introduction to Sound for Video Games, Virtual Reality, Simulations, and Audio Restoration. (Special Fee $143.00).

MUM 2645L. MASTERING TECHNIQUES.

102

MASTERING TECHNIQUES Prerequisite: MUM 2600C Sound Recording II An introduction to the techniques for the preparation of audio masters for publication in different formats, including analog mastering for vinyl records, and digital masters for High definition formats such as iTunes, ALAC and Flac; and for low definition and lossy formats such as audio CDs, audio streams and MPEG audio (MP3, etc.). (Special Fee $143.00).

MUM 2663C. SOUND RECORDING I.

424

SOUND RECORDING I Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in MUM 1002C or department permission Corequisite: 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 studio recording techniques on analog and digital equipment, large-format console signal flow, microphone theory, microphone selection, cue (headphone) mix, principles of audio over IP, dynamic and spectral processing while recording, studio procedures, standards, and etiquette. Students need to plan to spend between 6 and 10 additional hours in recording work. (Special Fee: $143.00).

MUM 2664C. SOUND RECORDING II.

424

SOUND RECORDING II Prerequisites: Minimum grade of C in MUM 2663C and MUM 2634L This course explores advanced recording studio techniques, studio calibration, and mixing techniques using split and in-line consoles, in mono, 2-channel stereo, and multi-channel surround sound in different configurations. (Special Fee: $143.00).

MUM 2670C. AVID PRO TOOLS 101/110 FUNDAMENTALS.

314

AVID PRO TOOLS 101/110 FUNDAMENTALS This course is the first in a sequence of a courses preparing the student for the different levels of software certifications in Avid Pro Tools software, with the Certification Exams administered by Avid. This course is the introductory to intermediate sequence for Avid Pro Tools LE software and hardware. The student will be eligible to take the Pro Tools 101 and Pro Tools 110 exams at the culmination of this course.

MUM 2671C. AVID PROTOOLS 201/210M MUSIC PRODUCTION.

314

AVID PROTOOLS 201/210M MUSIC PRODUCTION Prerequiste: MUM 2670C This course is the second in a sequence of a courses preparing the student for the different levels of software certifications in Avid Pro Tools software, with the Certification Exams administered by Avid. This course is the Intermediate to advanced sequence for Avid Pro Tools HD software and hardware for Music Production. The student will be eligible to take the Pro Tools 201 and Pro Tools 210M exams at the culmination of this course.

MUM 2672C. AVID PRO TOOLS 130 FOR VIDEO GAME SOUND.

212

AVID PRO TOOLS 130 FOR VIDEO GAME SOUND Prerequisite: MUM 2670C or Departmental Approval This course is an in-depth study of production techniques used in creating and implementing game audio using the Avid Pro Tools audio production system. Analysis of game sonic requirements and workflow, audio element acquisition, sound effect production (Both foley and library), dialogue types, music usage, vehicle sounds, and cinematics will be studied, discussed, and demonstrated.

MUM 2683C. AVID PRO TOOLS 210/210P FOR POST PRODUCTION.

314

AVID PRO TOOLS 210/210P FOR POST PRODUCTION Prerequisite: MUM 2670C This course is the second in a sequence of a courses preparing the student for the different levels of software certifications in Avid Pro Tools software, with the Certification Exams administered by Avid. This course is the Intermediate to advanced sequence for Avid Pro Tools HD software and hardware for Post Production Sound. The student will be eligible to take the Pro Tools 201 and Pro Tools 210P exams at the culmination of this course.

MUM 2720C. BUSINESS OF MUSIC.

322

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.

330

BUSINESS OF MUSIC II: ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND FREELANCING Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in MUM 2720C. 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.

103

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: $143.00).

MUM 2930. SELECTED TOPICS IN MUSIC PRODUCTION.

1-3variable

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 SOUND AND MUSIC TECHNOLOGY.

1-4variable

INTERNSHIP IN SOUND AND MUSIC TECHNOLOGY Prerequisite: 12 credits including MUM 2663C Sound Recording I; and Internship Office approval 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).