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PC 141 - Science of Sound

Credits: 4
Contact Hours: 6
Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

College Level Prerequisites: None
Description: A survey of the nature of sound, the relation between perceived quantities (pitch, loudness, etc.) and measurable quantities (frequency, amplitude, etc.). The major emphasis is on room acoustics, including recording studios, home listening rooms and auditoriums. This course is oriented toward the requirements for the Music Department’s recording technology program but may be of interest to anyone involved with the design of room and building interiors. Familiarity with basic algebra skills is strongly recommended for this course. Recommended Skills: Good math (calculation) skills are needed.

Department Consent: None
General Education Distribution Category Met: None

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