University of Calgary

COMS 491 - Introduction to Acoustic Communications and Acoustic Ecology - Fall 2020

Concepts, techniques and applications of the fields of Acoustic Communications (the ways in which speech and music convey meaning) and Acoustic Ecology (the effects of sound in natural and human environments). These interdisciplinary areas weave together communication theory, cognitive psychology, sociology, musicology, physical sciences, health sciences and aesthetics.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


  • Credit for Communication and Media Studies 491 and either Communications Studies 391 or Communication and Media Studies 401.12 will not be allowed.


This course will be offered next in Fall 2021.
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