Recording Arts and Technology

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RA&T 100 MUSIC TECHNOLOGY 3 Units Introduces the computer's role in music, synthesizer parameter definition, drum machine, sequencers, editors, and notation programs. Computer-assisted instruction in music theory.(Same as MUS 100) [D; CSU]
RA&T 100 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89597 RA&T 100 01 08:00AM-09:15AM TTH 851 Coe,William 18 16*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 2, 2014 8:15 AM
89598 RA&T 100 03 09:30AM-10:45AM TTH 851 Coe,William 18 12*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 2, 2014 8:15 AM
89599 RA&T 100 05 09:30AM-10:45AM MW 851 Pastrana,Jorge 18 14*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 2, 2014 8:15 AM
RA&T 105 ELECTRONIC MUSIC TECHNOLOGY 3 Units Introduces branches of electronic music and the composers that developed the style. Includes hands-on use of computer based DAW software, Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) sequencing software and hardware synthesizers like the Roland Juno-D, used in contemporary computer-based music production.(Same as MUS 155.) [D; CSU]
RA&T 105 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89600 RA&T 105 01 11:00AM-11:50AM MWF 851 Pastrana,Jorge 18 7*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 2, 2014 8:15 AM
RA&T 110 MUSIC BUSINESS/CAREER OVERVIEW 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Explores the business aspects of music, with an emphasis on copyright law, production, contract law, personal management, professional organizations, and other elements of music which account for success in the music industry. (Same as MUS 150.) [D; CSU]
RA&T 110 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89601 RA&T 110 01 01:00PM-02:15PM TTH 802 Henry,James 18 14*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 2, 2014 8:15 AM
RA&T 120 RECORDING TECHNIQUES 3 Units Introduces non-linear audio recording with an emphasis on current digital recording techniques, equipment, and practices. Focuses on the physics of sound propagation, psychoacoustics, microphones, mixers, signal processing and historical perspectives on analog audio recording, and multi-track recording and mixing. (Same as TELE/MUS 151.) [D; CSU]
RA&T 120 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89602 RA&T 120 01 01:00PM-01:50PM MW 854 Henry,James 18 5*
    02:00PM-02:50PM MW 854      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
Additional one hour to be scheduled per week.
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 2, 2014 8:15 AM
RA&T 121 AUDIO RECORDING TECHNOLOGY I 2 Units [Prerequisite: RA&T 120 or equivalent.] Explores the non-linear and digital recording techniques with an emphasis on the development of advanced recording skills, including digital multi-track recording, large format consoles automated mixing, and digital editing. Includes the practical application of learned skills in diverse recording projects. [D; CSU]
RA&T 121 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89603 RA&T 121 60 04:30PM-05:20PM W 850 Henry,James 18 0*
    05:30PM-07:20PM W 850      
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
Additional one hour to be scheduled per week.
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 2, 2014 8:15 AM
RA&T 122 AUDIO RECORDING TECHNOLOGY I 4 Units [Prerequisite: RA&T 121 or equivalent.] Investigates the artistic and aesthetic differences between mixing the elements of live sound and recorded sound, and how these differences can be enhanced. Enables students to envision recording devices as musical instruments. [D; CSU]
RA&T 122 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89604 RA&T 122 01 04:00PM-05:50PM T 850 Henry,James 18 3*
    06:00PM-08:50PM T 850      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY, EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
Additional three hours to be arranged per week.
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 2, 2014 8:15 AM

Total Courses: 6 Total Sections: 8
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