Music Technology, Minor

The minor in music technology gives students an opportunity to explore the creative application of digital sound technologies to a broad range of artistic, social, and industrial purposes, including experimental composition, film, video, theatre, game design, mobile applications, sound design for urban environments, and beyond. An emphasis is maintained throughout on imaginative exploration, collaboration across disciplines, and real-world experience. 

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated. Also complete any corequisite labs, recitations, clinicals, or tools courses where specified.

A C grade or better is required in all music courses. 

Required Courses

MUSC 1001Music in Everyday Life4
MUST 1220Introduction to Music Technology4
MUST 2431Computer Music Fundamentals4

Music Technology Electives

Complete two of the following:8
Algebra and Geometry of Music
Instrumentation and Orchestration
History of Electronic Music
40,000 Years of Music Technology
Acoustics and Psychoacoustics of Music
Demo Production for Songwriters
Sound Design
Special Topics in Music Technology
Interactive Music Programming

GPA Requirement

2.000 GPA required in the minor