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2011-2012 University Catalogue 
2011-2012 University Catalogue []

MUSC 355 - Introduction to Acoustics

3 credits
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.

Prerequisites LACR*102 or LACR*103