Learn the core principles of sound recording and apply them in your own projects. Topics include: an overview of recording technology, microphone design and uses, types of recording studios, plus a general study of acoustics. Whether you are beginning to prepare for a career in the audio industry or you are simply looking to enhance your knowledge of the recording process, this course will give you the tools you need. Take the first class on its own, or take it as the first class in our three-level Sound Recording Certificate program. The text, Modern Recording Techniques (Eighth edition) by Huber and Runstein is required and is used in each of the classes in the Sound Recording Certificate program.