MUSC 3311. Electronic Music (2-2-3) Prerequisite: MUSC 2512 with a "C" or better. Students will study the essential components of electronic art music, also known as electroacoustic music. This includes synthesizer, recorder, and sequencer technologies, as well as recording, editing, processing, and other tools that can manipulate audio. This course expands upon topics presented in the previous courses in the audio technology sequence by introducing students to the compositional, creative, performance, and production techniques of electroacoustic and computer music.
MUSC 3312. Digital Signal Processing (2-2-3) Prerequisite: MUSC 2512 with a "C" or better. Students will study the essential components of MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) technology, synthesizer and sequencer capabilities, and sequencer recording and editing, and expand their knowledge into object-oriented programming environments such as Max/MSP and cSound.
MUSC 3315. Audio Amplification Systems (3-0-3) Students will study the fundamentals of live sound including equipment, equipment maintenance, staging, wiring, and individual components of public address and other types of amplification systems. The course includes topics such as microphone selection, channelling, routing, loudspeakers, crossovers, amplifiers, and signal processing as they pertain to amplified and reinforced sound.