Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions

Curriculum - Scoring for Film and Multimedia

Curriculum - Scoring for Film and Multimedia

Music Theory and Composition with Concentration in Scoring for Film and Multimedia: 39 pts.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

CORE
(two courses from the following by advisement)

6 points

Research

MPAME-GE 2021

Music Reference and Research Materials

3

MPATC-GE 2042

Psychology of Music

3

Music History/Literature

MPATC-GE 2069

Opera in the 20th Century

3 - spring

MPATC-GE 2039

Contemporary Music

3 – fall

MPATC-GE 2046

Music Criticism

MPATC-GE 2127

Compositional Processes in the Symphony

3 – fall

Music Theory

MPATC-GE

Seminar in Music Theory

3

AREA OF CONCENTRATION: SCORING FOR FILM AND MULTIMEDIA

24 points

Applied Instrument – Composition

9 points

MPATC-GE 2321

Private Composition – in Film and multimedia

9

Ensemble

6 points

MPATC-GE 2028

Seminar in Composition

3 – spring

EDCT-GE 2505

NYU Composer’s Forum

3 – fall, spring

Performance Practice

3 points

MPATC-GE 2048

Scoring for Film and Multimedia

Other Courses in Area of Concentration

6 points

MPATC-GE 2550

Film Music: Historical and Aesthetic Perspectives

MPATC-GE 2555

Film Music Editing

GUIDED ELECTIVES
from the following sample of courses by advisement

6 points

**A “core” or “concentration” course that is not used to satisfy that category can be used as a guided elective

Film Scoring Electives

MPATC-GE 2049

Contemporary Scoring

3

MPATC-GE 2020

Advanced Orchestration (for Film Music)

3 – fall

Music Theory & Composition

MPATC-GE 2020

Advanced Orchestration

3 – spring

Related areas of interest

MPATC-GE 2042

Psychology of Music

3 – spring

MPATE-GE 2047

Advanced Computer Music: Synthesis and Composition

3 – fall

 

Jazz Piano/Arranging

2 – fall, spring

MPATE-GE 2604

Audio for Games and Immersive Env.

3 – fall, spring

MPAME-GE 2102

Fund of Conducting

1 – fall

MPATE-GE 2620

Audio for Video

2-3 – fall

MPATE-GE 2650

Ear Training for Audio Engineers

3– fall

MPATE-GE 2629

Advanced Audio Production

3

MPATE-GE 2604

Game Audio

3 – spring

MPATC-GE 2090

Songwriters Forum

3

MPATC-GE 2095

Songwriting History and Criticism

3 – fall

MPAME-GE 2118

Independent Study

1-3

TERMINAL EXPERIENCE

3 points

MPATC-GE 2026

Colloquy in Music (seminar and professional Website)

3 – fall, spring, summer

* OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Baccalaureate in Music Composition or its academic equivalent

Successful completion of exams in Music Theory, Aural Training, and Music History and any required remedial classes resulting from those exams (+info)

SEMESTER BY SEMESTER SAMPLE SCHEDULE 

YEAR 1

Fall

12 points

MPATC-UE 1500

Film Music: Historical and Aesthetic Perspectives

3

MPATC-GE 2321

Private Composition

3

MPATC-GE 2034

NYU Composer’s Forum

0-3

 

Core Requirement 

3 (by advisement)

 

Guided Elective

2-3

 

** New International Student Colloquy

0

Spring

12 points

MPATC-GE 2321

Private Composition

3

MPATC-GE 2555 MPATC-GE 2048

Film Music Editing or Scoring for Film and Multimedia

3

 

NYU Composer’s Forum

0-3

MPATC-GE 2028

Seminar in Composition

3

 

Guided Elective

2-3

YEAR 2

Fall

12 points

MPATC-GE 2321

Private Composition

3

MPATC-GE 2048 MPATC-GE 2555 

Scoring for Film and Multimedia of Film Music Editing

3*

 

NYU Composer’s Forum

0-3

 

Core Requirements

3(by advisement)

 

Guided Elective

2-3

Spring

3 points

MPATC-GE 2026

Colloquy in Music (seminar and professional Website)

3

* indicates classes may be repeated for credit