Audio and Video Engineering

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Learn about the recording studio from an artistic and operational view in a progressive series of non-degree continuing education courses.

Level 1 (AAC 8002)
Introduction to the recording studio, including audio consoles, equipment and echo chambers.

Level 2 (AAC 8003)
Begin to apply recording techniques, including multi-track recording.

Level 3 Techniques (AAC 8005)
Learn digital workstations and ProTools for multi-track recording with post-production, editing and more.

Television

Television: Beyond the Lights and Camera (BTV 7000)
Learn about various careers in television through an inside look at WTVI PBS Charlotte.

Videography

Earn a certificate in videography and learn about the student digital film program blog.

Production
The Art of Production - Level 1 (AAC 8004)
The Art of Production - Level 2 (AAC 8014)

Video Editing
Final Cut Pro X - Level 1 (AAC 8010)
Final Cut Pro X - Level 2 (AAC 8012)

Film Editing
Film Editing - Level 1 (AAC 8023)

AAC 8002. Audio Engineering 1. 0.0 Hours. Class-32.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course introduces the recording studio, the music industry, and the fundamentals of analog and digital audio. Topics focus on the theoretical foundations of modern recording including the study of: sound and hearing; recording consoles; design, function, and signal flow; principles of signal processing: reverberation, delay, equalization, compression, and other effects; a study of microphones and techniques; and an introduction to music production and recording techniques. Class meetings consist of lectures with in-class demonstration and some hands-on training in the studio. Upon completion, students should have a fundamental understanding of recording equipment, the music industry and its relationship to musician, audio engineer and producer.

AAC 8003. Audio Engineering 2. 0.0 Hours. Class-32.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course continues the study and application of recording techniques from Audio Engineering 1. Emphasis is on multi-track recording and mix-down, microphone placement, and patch bay function. Upon completion, students should be able to create projects demonstrating proficiency in the skills and use of the equipment.

Prerequisites: Take AAC 8002 with a minimum grade of S

AAC 8004. The Art of Production I. 0.0 Hours. Class-36.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed to develop film/video production assistants and specialists for broadcast production, film and video production, and entertainment technologies. Course has hands-on training for beginning and intermediate production specialists.

AAC 8005. Audio Engineering 3 Techniques. 0.0 Hours. Class-32.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course introduces digital work stations in the recording studio. Students will use Pro Tools, Cubase X, Nuendo or Wavelab to input audio into the computer and edit, mix and complete an audio CD recording.

Prerequisites: Take AAC 8002 with a minimum grade of S

AAC 8010. Video Editing I (Final Cut Pro). 0.0 Hours. Class-24.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

Learn the basics for editing digital media using Final Cut Pro X.

AAC 8012. Video Editing II (Final Cut Pro). 0.0 Hours. Class-24.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

Gain intermediate working knowledge for editing digital media using Final Cut Pro X.

AAC 8014. The Art of Production II. 0.0 Hours. Class-36.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed to develop film/video production assistants and specialists for broadcast production, film and video production, and entertainment technologies. The Art of Production II provides "hands on" training for intermediate and advanced production specialists.

AAC 8023. Film Editing I. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This class will examine the use of digital editing as a tool for adding aesthetic and emotional elements to filmed narrative. The students will be led through a series of demonstrations and exercises with a common purpose: To help the student learn and understand editing techniques that serve to enrich the storytelling process. Upon completion of this course a student should: Understand the connection between creative editing and inspired narrative; Have a basic understanding of advanced editing tools offered in Final Cut Pro Studio.

BTV 7000. Television: Behind the Lights & Camera. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

There is more to television than just who is on camera. This self supporting job related course takes you inside PBS Charlotte for a closer look at how a local television station operates and the wide range of career opportunities available in the television industry. In this 10 week course, you will learn what it takes to operate and program a twenty four hour - seven day a week channel in the Charlotte television market and which jobs might fit your particular interest and skill sets. You will also learn about Charlotte's rich broadcasting history from 1922-2011.