This course is a survey of acoustical phenomena relating to music. The course includes an overview of the nature of sound waves and vibration, sound propagation and room acoustics, sound level and its measurement, the human ear and perception, and tuning systems. Course material is directed toward the contemporary musician's need to understand acoustical phenomena in various contexts, including performance, writing, and music technology applications. Note: This course may be used to fulfill the physical science requirement. For ELPD and MPED majors, LMSC-208 can be used to fulfill both the natural science requirement for degree students and the acoustics requirement in the major concentrate.