Course Descriptions & Student Learning Outcomes

MELE 102 - Survey Of Recording Technology (3)

  • Prerequisite: "C" or higher in ENG 22/60 or ESL 23, OR Placement in ENG 100; "C" or higher in MATH 24, OR Placement in MATH 25

A study of the major areas of recording technology as related to the music industry. The student receives an overall view of analog and digital technology with attention to its innovations, history and effect on the industry. May be taken on a CR/N basis.

3 hrs. lect. per week

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of MELE 102, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate appropriate mastery of the knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of the discipline of audio engineering.
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply current knowledge and adapt to emerging applications of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
  • Demonstrate ability to conduct, analyze and interpret experiments, and apply experimental results to improve processes.
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply creativity in the design of audio engineering systems, components or processes appropriate to program objectives.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the history and evolution of recording technology.
  • Demonstrate the ability to identify, analyze and solve technical problems.
  • Demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively.
  • Demonstrate an ability to understand professional, ethical and social responsibilities.

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