MUS 115 - Introduction to Music Technology

Credit Hours: 3

This hands-on course teaches students how to create, edit, and manipulate MIDI files in order to layer various tracks to create finished MIDI sequences. Students will learn compositional and editing skills using industry-standard computers and digital audio hardware and software. They will learn how to properly connect various pieces of audio and MIDI hardware and how to set up music applications. In addition to the hands-on curriculum, students will learn about the history of analog and digital synthesis and the evolution of the technology, focusing on the relationships between past and present technologies.

Additional Course Fees: $85

General Education Fulfillment: Oral Communication/Creative Expression