Acoustics Major

Description: A program that focuses on the application of acoustics and signals processing to undersea and antisubmarine warfare. Includes instruction in acoustics; electrical engineering; the generation, propagation and reception of underwater sound waves; military applications of underwater sound; and acoustic signal processing. Is Acoustics the right major for you?
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Acoustics Major

What Courses Do Acoustics Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Acoustics majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Aerodynamic Noise
  • Audio Engineering
  • Electroacoustics
  • Noise Control
  • Noise Reduction
  • Ocean Acoustics
  • Psychoacoustics
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