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EIT 255 Recording Engineering III
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2016
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures, 3 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F
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Description: A continuation in the study of recording studio procedures learned in EIT254. Topics include mixing techniques, synchronization of various machines, album sequencing and editing, and commercial production. Upon completion, students should be able to conduct any type of recording session and understand the working procedures in a professional recording studio.

Prerequisites: EIT254

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Synthesis Level) Based on listening to a song to be recorded, create a written pre-production plan which includes: choosing the proper microphones, an input list, instrument layout, and track allocations.
2. (Synthesis Level) Organize a schedule for studio time, musicians, and assistants within the boundaries of a given recording budget for a successful session.
3. (Synthesis Level) Conduct a recording session from tracking through post production to include:
a) laying down basic tracks
b) overdubbing further instrumentation
c) mixing with appropriate effects
d) digital editing techniques
e) mastering
4. (Synthesis Level) Create a mix down according to producers or instructor's instructions.
5. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate a recording project with correct industry techniques.
6. (Comprehension Level) In written or oral discourse explain the internal workings of a recording studio in regard to recording an album.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
None