Jun 21, 2024  
2015-2016 Archived Catalog 
2015-2016 Archived Catalog

TECH-121A Intro to STEM Applications - Guitar

Credits 2 / 3 Contact Hours
Prerequisite: Placement into RDNG-016  (ACSR-016) Student must provide a Travel Drive.
STEM (Science Technology Engineering & Math) concepts using an electric guitar production platform. This course will focus on STEM topics embedded in the guitar design and highlight critical elements related to the production of a quality instrument. Elements will include math concepts used to design the fret board and position components sustainability and reliability principles introduction to computer aided design and electronics and design for assembly and manufacturability to ensure the guitar can be accurately tuned and played. Each student will demonstrate understanding of these concepts by producing a custom solid body electric guitar.