These courses cover the fundamentals and practical applications of digital audio systems, as well as methods for functioning in an integrated MIDI/digital audio workstation (DAW) studio environment. An emphasis is put on musical projects designed to emulate professional practice and application. MIDI sequencing is done at computer-based workstations in the classroom. Fundamentals of digital audio recording are practiced and auxiliary buss sends and returns are introduced. Prior experience with Pro Tools or another DAW is not required.