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BM, Music Technology

Course ID and Name

Credits

Liberal Arts Core Requirements (40)
40
FLGED-UE xxxx Foreign Language 4
EXPOS-UA 0001 Writing The Essay 4
ACE-UE 0110 The Advanced College Essay 4
CORE-UA XXX/CSCI-UA Math/Computer Science(by advisement) 4
CORE-UA XXX/CSCI-UA Math/Computer Science(by advisement) 4
CORE-UA xxx/ST-CORE-UE Physical Science or Life Science 4
CORE-UA xxx/ST-CORE-UE Text and Ideas, Cultures and Contexts, Social Science, or Expressive Cultures 4
MPATC-UE 1068 Music History II: Baroque & Classical 2
MPATC-UE 1077 Music History III: 19th Century 2
  Liberal Arts Electives 4

Choose 4 units from the Music History courses below:

4

MPATC-UE 1067 Music History I: Medieval & Renaissance 2
MPATC-UE 1078 Music History IV: 20th Century 2
MPATC-UE 1505 The Performing Arts in Global Cultures 4
MPATC-UE 1351 Music Theatre History I 2
MPATC-UE 1352 Music Theatre History II 2
MPATC-UE 1500 Film Music: Historical Aesthetics Approaches 2
MPATC-UE 1195 Songwriting History and Criticism I (14 Songs) 2
MPATC-UE 1196 Songwriting History and Criticism II (14 Songs) 2
MPATC-UE 1121 Reference and Research in Jazz 2
Music Core Requirements
23-27
MPATC-UE 18/19 Basic Musicianship (based on placement exam)  
MPATC-UE 0006 Aural Comprehension I 1
MPATC-UE 0007 Aural Comprehension II 1
MPATC-UE 0008 Aural Comprehension III 1
MPATC-UE 0035 Music Theory I 2
MPATC-UE 0036 Music Theory II 2
MPATC-UE 0037 Music Theory III 2
MPATC-UE 0038 OR MPAJZ-UE 1039 Music Theory IV
OR Jazz Theory and Ear Training I
2
MPAPE-UE 0072 Keyboard Skills I 1
MPAPE-UE 0073 Keyboard Skills II 1
MPAXX-UE XXXX Private Instruction: Choose an instrument of your choice (Lessons are 2 or 3 credits per semester) 6
MPAXX-UE XXXX Performance Ensembles 4
Additional Requirements
0
SAHS-UE 0001 New Student Seminar 0
  Writing Proficiency Examination 0
Music Technology Core Requirements
29
MPATE-UE 1001 Analog Recording Technology 3
MPATE-UE 1003 Digital Recording Technology 3
MPATE-UE 1010 Intro to Audio for Video 3
MPATE-UE 1011 Concert Recording 2
MPATE-UE 1801 Fundamentals of Music Technology 2
MPATE-UE 1817 Analog Electronics 3
MPATE-UE 1827 Analog Electronics Lab 1
MPATE-UE 1818 Digital Electronics 3
MPATE-UE 1828 Digital Electronics Lab 1
MPATE-UE 1820 Internship in Music Technology 3
MPATE-UE 1037 Electronic Music Synthesis: Fundamental Techniques 3
MPATE-UE 1047 Computer Music Synthesis: Fundamental Techniques 3
MPATE-UE 1900 Music Technology Undergraduate Capstone Project 0-3
MPATE-UE 0092 Collegium & Program Seminar 0
Music Technology Guided Specialization 
Courses chosen by advisement, sample courses by areas of interest provided below:
17
Recording and Production
 
MPATE-UE 1005 Studio Production Techniques 4
MPATE-UE 1006 Applied Studio Production 4
MPATE-UE 1070 Software Music Production 3
MPATE-UE 1135 Mixing in the Digital Audio Workstation 3
MPATE-UE 1225 Applied Audio For Video 3
MPATE-UE 1227 Aesthetics of Recording 3
Hardware/Software
   
MPATE-UE 1008 Fundamentals of Audio Technology I: Studio Maintenance 3
MPATE-UE 1009 Fundamentals of Audio Technology II: Studio Maintenance 3
MPATE-UE 1014 MIDI Technology II 3
MPATE-UE 1017 Electronic Product Design for Music and Audio 3
MPATE-UE 9055 Sound Design and Spatialization at IRCAM 6
Electronic Performance
   
MPATE-UE 1019 Electronic Music Performance 2
MPATE-UE 1633 Advanced Topics in Music Technology: Mutlichannel Media Installation and Performance 3
MPATE-UE 2031 Distributed Performance 3
MPATE-UE 1038 Global Electronic Music I 3
Unrestricted Electives
(by advisement, for Double Majors, Minors, Music Electives)
19
Examples: Computer Science Double Major, Minor, BEMT minor, other minors, additional private instrument or composition lessons  

Degree Total Credits

128

 

 


Music Technology Suggested 4-year Sequence of Classes

Year 1
Fall (17 Credits)
MPATC-UE 35 Music Theory I 2
MPATC-UE 6 Aural Comprehension I 1
MPAPE-UE 72 Keyboard Harmony & Improv I 1
MPATE-UE 1801 Music Tech Fundamentals 2
MPATE-UE 1047 Computer Music Synthesis (or MPATE-UE 1037 Electronic Music Synthesis) 3
EXPOS-UA 1 Writing The Essay 4
CORE-UA Math/Intro to Computer Programming 4
MPATE-UE 92 Collegium & Program Seminar 0
SAHS-UE 0001 New Student Seminar 0
Spring (18 Credits)
MPATC-UE 36 Music Theory II 2
MPATC-UE 7 Aural Comprehension II 1
MPAPE-UE 73 Keyboard Harmony & Improv II 1
MPATE-UE 1817 Analog Electronics Technology 3
MPATE-UE 1827 Analog Electronics Technology Lab 1
ACE-UE 0110 The Advanced College Essay 4
CORE-UA Math/Intro to Computer Science 4
MPATE-UE 1068 Music History II: Baroque & Classical 2
MPATE-UE 92 Collegium & Program Seminar 0
Year 2
Fall (17 Credits)
MPATC-UE 37 Music Theory III 2
MPATC-UE 8 Aural Comprehension III 1
MPAPE-UE 1077 Music History III: 19th Century 2
MPATC-UE 1003 Digital Recording Technology 3
MPATC-UE 1010 Audio for Video I 2
MPATE-UE 1818 Digital Electronics Technology 3
MPATE-UE 1828 Digital Electronics Technology Lab 1
  Private Lessons 3
MPATE-UE 92 Collegium & Program Seminar 0
Spring (17 Credits)
MPATC-UE 38 Music Theory IV 2
MPATC-UE 9 Aural Comprehension IV 1
  Foreign Language 4
  Liberal Arts Elective 4
  Guided Specialization 3
  Unrestricted Elective 3
MPATE-UE 92 Collegium & Program Seminar 0
Year 3
Fall (Prague/ Paris - 16 Credits)
CORE-UA Natural Science 4
CORE-UA Foundations of Contemporary Culture 4
  Music History Elective 2
MPATC-UE 1001 Analog Recording Technology 3
  Guided Specialization 3
MPATE-UE Collegium & Program Seminar 0
Spring (16 Credits)
MPATE-UE 1820 Music Technology Internship 3
MPATC-UE 1037 Electronic Music Synthesis (or MPATE-UE 1047 Computer Music Synthesis) 3
  Guided Specialization 3
  Unrestricted Elective 3
  Unrestricted Elective 3
MPATE-UE 92 Collegium & Program Seminar 0
  Performance Ensemble 1
Year 4
Fall (9 Credits)
MPATE-UE 1900 Senior Project* (Guided Spec cr) 1
MPATE-UE 1011 Concert Recording I 2
  Unrestricted Elective 3
  Guided Specialization 3
Spring (9 Credits)
MPATE-UE 1900 Senior Project* 0
  Music History Elective 2
  Unrestricted Elective 4
  Unrestricted Elective 3
Total Credits: 128

*MAP Requirement: Math, Comp. Sci., Science, Culture, Language