MUSIC STUDIO (MUS)
MUS 201 Introduction to Music 2 cr
Application of current Music Technology for the N-12 curriculum. Laboratory experience is given in selected software programs appropriate to music education. Fee. Prerequisite: MUT 213 or instructor consent.
MUS 202 Vocal Diction I 1 cr
A lecture/performance course, rooted in the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA), designed to enable singers to analyze and perform vocal repertoire in English, Italian, and Latin.
MUS 203 Vocal Diction II 1 cr
A lecture/performance course, rooted in the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA), designed to enable singers to analyze and perform vocal repertoire in German, French, and Spanish. Prerequisite: MUS 202.
MUS 204 Introduction to Music Business 3 cr
A general overview of the music industry is the primary objective of the course. Some emphasis will be placed on career options.
MUS 304 Principles of Music Business I 3 cr
A continuation of MUS 204, 304 will place emphasis on the legal aspects of the music industry. Prerequisite: MUS 204 or permission of instructor.
MUS 305 Principles of Music Business II 3 cr
A continuation of MUS 304, 305 will address marketing and promoting in music Prerequisite: MUS 304 or permission of instructor.
MUS 404 Recording Technology 2 cr
This course provides an overview of analog and digital audio, introduces students to basic recording/mixing tools and techniques, and cross-platform hardware/software systems. Specific topics include: microphone and mixer preparation, studio and computing equipment, analog capture, analog to digital conversion, and digital capture/edit. Also addressed: project management, assets, and pre project presentation.
MUS 421 Music, Sound and Multimedia 2 cr
This course familiarizes students with the techniques and materials for incorporating sound and music in the Wintel and Macintosh multimedia environments. Topics to be addressed will include making music with and without MIDI, sound resources, special effects, commercial libraries and sounds, digital sequencing, authoring environment, and legal issues.
MUS 422 Sequencing 2 cr
To familiarize students with professional-level music sequencing software, hardware, and techniques. Students will gain practical skills with MIDI recording, playback, and editing.
MUS 470 Internship in Music Business 9-12 cr
Internship is a program that provides qualified university students with supervised experience in production practice, management techniques, research applications, personnel matters, and other activities found in modern music industry. Prerequisites: Completion of the Music Business Concentration core including College of Business course requirements, permission of the participating business/ organization, and approval of the departmental internship coordinator and department chair.
MUS 490 Special Topics in Music Technology 1-3 cr
This course introduces students to fundamental techniques and materials for working with studio-quality sound, hardware, and software. Topics will be drawn from: MIDI/music networks, graphic notation, MIDI controllers/ sequences, sampling basics, and film and video synchronization fundamentals. May be repeated for a maximum of nine credit hours. Prerequisites: MUS 421, 422 or consent of the instructor.
MUS 499 Senior Honors Project in Music
With the guidance and advice of a faculty mentor, Honors Students will identify, and carry out a research project in music. The outcome of the research project will include a written report and formal presentation at the annual Honors Student Colloquium. The senior project will be judged and graded by three members of the faculty, chaired by the faculty mentor. Permission of department chair.
MUS 521 Music, Sound and Multimedia 3 cr
This course familiarizes students with the techniques and materials for incorporating sound and music into Multimedia environment. Topics to be addressed include making music with and without MIDI, sound resources, special effects, commercial libraries and sounds. Digital Sequencing, Authoring Environments, and legal issues.
MUS 590 Special Topics in Music Technology 1-3 cr
Special topics in Music Technology. May be repeated for a maximum of nine hours credit when content varies. Prerequisite: MUS 522 or consent of instructor.