Live Sound Workshop Syllabus for 2023-2024
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Music Building 312

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Course

MUSC-1120-001 Live Sound Workshop

Prerequisites

Corequisite: MUSC 1327

Course Description

Basic sound system operation. Includes mixing boards and microphones. Also addresses solving common problems such as feedback.

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Notice to Students enrolled in an educational program for preparation of issuance of certain occupational licenses:

Students enrolled in an educational program in preparation for obtaining certain occupational licenses are potentially ineligible for such license if the student has been convicted of an offense. For further information, please contact:

Melodie Graves
Justice Involved Advocate
Student Service Center 117
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Make appointment at https://melodiegraves.youcanbook.me

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Hours

(1 sem hr; 3 lab)

Class Type

On Campus Course

Syllabus Information

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Supplies

Student Performance

Each student will demonstrate correct setup, operation and explanation of sound, basic acoustical properties, signal flow, PA equipment setup and operation for live sound reinforcement.

Students Rights and Responsibilities

Student Rights and Responsibilities

Log in using the AC Connect Portal

In order to receive your AC Connect Email, you must log in through AC Connect at https://acconnect.actx.edu .

If you are an active staff or faculty member according to Human Resources, use "Exchange". All other students, use "AC Connect (Google) Email".

Expected Student Behavior

This class will cover basic the understanding of sound, acoustics, signal flow, PA and studio equipment, setup, and operating/ mixing live sound reinforcement. You will be required to attend at least 2 live sound events outside of class, and we will setup/ operate live sound PA every Tuesday evening in October at the Amarillo Chamber of Commerce for the "Jazztober" concert series. In addition to practical "hands on" activities your grade will be determined from online assignments, quizzes and a final "practicum" PA setup/ verbal explanation. Each student will participate in 2 job shadowing events off campus.

Grading Criteria

90-100 = A

80-90 = B

70-80 = C

60-70 = D

0-60 = F

Attendance

The final grade shall not exceed the attendance average.

Calendar

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Additional Information

Events off campus will be required, such as Tuesday evenings at the Amarillo Chamber of Commerce. At least 2 off campus "internships" are also required.

Syllabus Created on:

01/13/21 10:42 AM

Last Edited on:

05/17/23 1:53 PM