Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Adobe Audition: Audio Editing
Course: CIS120DO

First Term: 2012 Summer II
Lec + Lab   3 Credit(s)   4 Period(s)   3.7 Load  
Course Type: Occupational
Load Formula: S

Description: Introduction to editing audio files in a multitrack editing environment using Adobe Audition. Includes the import of files in a variety of formats that were generated using other software and how to export files.

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Demonstrate proficiency with the Audition Interface. (I)
2. Import audio files from various sources and in various formats. (II)
3. Explain waveforms and interpret information shown with the Spectral Frequency Display. (III)
4. Edit audio files. (III)
5. Adjust audio levels. (III)
6. Apply special effects. (III)
7. Clean and tune audio files. (III)
8. Utilize the multitrack editor to adjust audio files with multiple tracks. (IV)
9. Perform multitrack effects, equalization (EQ), levels monitoring, and panning. (V)
10. Work with 5.1 Surround Sound. (V)
11. Import and export Adobe Premier sequences. (VI)
12. Export audio in various formats. (VI)
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Work area
   A. Toolbars
   B. Panels
   C. Panes
II. Importing audio
   A. From audio files
   B. From CDs
   C. From video files
   D. From OMF files
III. Working with audio files
   A. Waveforms
   B. Spectral Frequency Display
   C. Levels
   D. Special effects
   E. Master effects
   F. Effects rack
   G. Combining effects
   H. Audio cleaning
   I. Tuning
IV. Multitrack editor
   A. Creating sessions
   B. Interface
   C. Adding clips
   D. Using the mixer
   E. Buses
V. Multitrack editing
   A. Tact-based effects
   B. Clip-based effects
   C. Applying EQ
   D. Levels monitoring
   E. Envelopes
   F. Panning
   G. Matching audio levels
   H. 5.1 Surround Sound
VI. Integration with Adobe Premiere
   A. Importing sequences
   B. Exporting sequences
   C. Exporting formats
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date:  6/26/2012

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.