Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: 16-18 lecture/16-18 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Introduction to digital audio production utilizing Digidesign’s Pro Tools to familiarize students with diverse production techniques, most common file formats, and compression methods used in digital media applications. The course focuses on digital audio for the web, CD-ROM based productions, and digital video projects. The fundamentals of digital audio theory, digital sound recording, editing, mixing, and encoding sound files are also covered. Transfer: CSU.