DMA 152 Audio & Recording for Digital Media • 5 Cr.


Introduces basic audio for use in video and interactive media applications. Topics include basic sound characteristics, microphones, single and multi-track recording techniques, and sound reinforcement and enhancement. Students work on a production team to complete audio productions. Recommended prerequisite or concurrent enrollment: DMA 100.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Use proper microphone techniques and recording devices to acquire audio for interviews or other purposes.
  • Identify the basic types of microphones and their pickup patterns.
  • Use audio editing tools efficiently to remove background noise and other interference in an audio recording.
  • Edit audio to tell a short story using non-verbal audio sources.
  • Describe the steps for designing audio for digital media.
  • Plan, create and edit sound design for a movie.