Course Descriptions & Student Learning Outcomes

MELE 215 - Sound Reinforcement (4)

  • Prerequisite: "C" or higher in MELE 102, and in ENG 100

MELE majors only. A practicum based study of equipment, systems concepts, design, and acoustical problems involved in sound reinforcement for live performances and touring as related to professional concert situations. Lab hours required. May be taken on a CR/N basis.

3 hrs. lect. per week

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of MELE 215, the student will be able to:

  • Design, assemble, trouble-shoot and operate small venue sound systems with a knowledge base of large concert venue sound systems.
  • Identify and analyze live acoustic and audio system technical problems.
  • Apply analog console live signal routing and signal flow charts.

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