MUSC 157 Audio Engineering & Production II • 5 Cr.


Students gain experience in recording, mixing down, and burning CD music projects by working with analog and digital mixing consoles. Course covers the history and theories of multi-track technology, analog and digital recording. Prerequisite: MUSC 156.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Articulate the evolution of current recording technology
  • Analyze the best options for recording different kinds of music.
  • Evaluate and present alternatives for recording with different budgets
  • Demonstrate setting levels and running an analog mixing console
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and a level of proficiency in using a digital and/or virtual recording console
  • Demonstrate effective use of signal processing technology to enhance recording.
  • Design and set up a studio for a recording sessions
  • Create a quality final mix of a CD project.