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2006-2007 University Catalogue 
    
2006-2007 University Catalogue [Archived Catalogue]

MUSC 355 - Introduction to Acoustics


The course deals with the following topics: physical nature of sound; the reception and perception of sound; theories of consonance and dissonance; scales, tunings and temperaments; the acoustic properties of musical instruments, electronic instruments, and the voice; sound reinforcement; and environmental considerations, such as the design of concert halls, theaters, recording studios, and open spaces. A term paper, mid-term, and final examination are required. Formerly MU 390

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: LACR 102

Credits: 3 cr, 3 hrs