Credits: 3 Class Hours: 3 An in-depth study into the world of live sound design. The technical aspects of front of house mixing, stage monitor mixing, and small PA mixing as it pertains to musicals, concerts and theatrical plays. A scientific approach to room design and its relationship to frequency response. The methodology of sound reinforcement, live sound signal flow, live sound equipment, and stage layout. Emphasis on microphone, speaker selection and placement, sound effect design, and the role of sound to clarify and heighten the listening experience.