• Program: Audio Production
  • Course: Introduction to Recording
  • Course #: ARSP1100
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is an introduction to the theory of sound and the recording process. The course introduces audio terminology, principles of sound and hearing, parts of basic equipment, recorder operation and signal storage methods.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Demonstrate an understanding of analog signal flow theory
Explain fundamental waveform characteristics
Diagram recording head adjustments
Explain tape construction
Explain digital recording and reproduction processes
Demonstrate an understanding of analog recording theory
Demonstrate an understanding of sound and hearing
Demonstrate an understanding of digital recording theory
Apply correct audio terminology

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • Lab: 0
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0921
  • Campus: Eden Prairie

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