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recording

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Recording Techniques I   (MUS-285)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Study of recording techniques involving the history, concepts, and mechanics of the recording process. Trains students for the recording of live concerts. Also acquaints students with acoustical principles, recording hardware, and recording procedures.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Summarize significant developments in the history of the music recording industry
  • Identify and discuss the relevant concepts of music studio recording
  • Articulate the mechanics of music studio recording
  • Explain acoustic principles relevant to music studio recording
  • Discuss current recording hardware and software
  • Explain recording procedures that you follow, specific to studio recording, and why

 
Recording Techniques II   (MUS-286)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Emphasis on signal processing equipment and how it relates to live recording from the concert stage. Includes experience recording live concerts.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Signal processing and its relationship to live recording on a concert stage
  • Identify and discuss the relevant concepts of concert stage recording
  • Articulate the mechanics of concert recording
  • Explain the acoustic principles relevant to concert recording
  • Discuss recording hardware and software specific to concert recording
  • Explain recording procedures that you follow, specific to live concerts, and why

 
Advanced Recording   (COM-342)   3.00 s.h.  
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Advanced level recording skills and techniques used in mass media. 
Intermediate Recording   (COM-242)   3.00 s.h.  
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Intermediate level skills and techniques used in mass media. 
Music Studio   (MUS-493)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Studio component for music courses.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Articulate the various types of projects that can be produced in a professional music studio
  • Describe the equipment components of a typical professional music studio (both necessary and optional), their function(s) in the pre-production, production and/or post-production phases, and differences in similar components produced by different manufacturers
  • Describe the different media used for various projects (tape, CD, digital recording, cloud, etc.)
  • Describe the different types of personnel required in a professional music studio
  • Describe the steps required to prepare for a typical recording project (pre-production), including special accommodations needed for the various instrumental/vocal setups that might be encountered
  • Describe the procedures followed during the music recording session to assure success
  • Describe the steps required to complete a typical recording project (post-production).

 
Instrumentation Theory   (PSG-102)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Instrumentation Theory provides an overview of the basic electrical principles involved in polysomnographic recording. The course covers, in detail, issues related to patient safety, operation of PSG equipment, recording specifications involved in data acquisition, troubleshooting of recording equipment, and patient documentation.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Relate basic electrical principles to the performance of polysomnography.
  • Summarize the principles of electrical safety.
  • Explain the principles of operation of PSG equipment.
  • Explain the effects of digital sampling and resolution factors and time-base on signal display quality.
  • Outline the frequency and voltage characteristics of the physiologic signals measured during polysomnography.
  • Explain the principles of operation of ancillary monitoring equipment.
  • Choose, interface, and calibrate ancillary recording equipment.
  • Explain the principles of operation of oximeters and capnographs.
  • Explain the principles of electrode function and impedance measurements.
  • Explain the principles of analog and digital signal calibration.
  • Determine appropriate recording parameters based on the signal to be recorded.
  • Differentiate physiological signals from artifact.
  • Explain the principles for determining data validity.
  • Explain the principles of derivation, amplifier, and environmental alteration and documentation.

 
Audio Production   (RTV-251)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
A programmatic investigation of sound as one of the five senses, specific to audio production in Radio and Television. Course includes understanding and demonstrations of multiple track audio, its control use, and effects.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Explain audio production from the perspective of radio and television production
  • Articulate the process of multi-track audio recording
  • Provide examples of multi-track recording and analyze for quality, effectiveness

 
Clinical Fundamentals of Polysomnography   (PSG-200)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Clinical Fundamentals of Polysomnography provides the student with the online component for preparing them for their role as an entry-level polysomnographic (PSG) technologist. The course covers the fundamental concepts of the PSG discipline: roles, ethics, and professional behavior of the PSG technologist; basic sleep physiology and cardiopulmonary physiology; basic concepts of PSG recording and testing preparation; and management of clinical and technical events.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Demonstrate the key functions and responsibilities of the sleep technologist.
  • Review a patient chart and communicate results with the physician.
  • Conduct a pretest patient interview.
  • Orient the patient to the sleep center.
  • Prepare and organize the necessary electrodes and monitors to be used in the PSG evaluation.
  • Apply all electrodes and monitors based on physician specified order/procedure.
  • Prepare the PSG acquisition system.
  • Initiate, monitor, and document a polysomnographic recording.
  • Identify and manage clinical and technical events.
  • Identify drugs that may affect the sleep EEG or other applicable physiological parameters being assessed during the PSG recording.

 
Piano Ensemble II   (MUS-362)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Reading and performing four-hand compositions for one or two pianos.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Demonstrate participation in a piano ensemble/s through repertoire list practiced and/or performed, knowledge of genre and history of pieces performed. Student will submit the 3 repertoire pieces to the mentor for approval before writing PLA narrative.
  • Demonstrate ability to read and play piano ensemble with musical sensitivity to the articulations, dynamics, phrasing, and rhythm of the music. This will be done by submission of videotape, and a discussion of the ensemble problems/ challenges for each piece performed.
  • Submit a recording of his/her performance with partner of at least three pieces of varying styles and tempos. The recording will be a private YouTube video of approximately 20 - 30 minutes in length.

 
Computer Augmented Accounting I   (ACC-211)   3.00 s.h.  
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Methods of adapting accounting functions to computers. Preparation of payrolls, controlling inventories, recording receivables and payables, and auditing of selected financial transactions. 
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