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MUSC 100
Introduction to Music Theory (5)

An introduction to reading and writing music. Topics include standard music notation, meter, rhythm, scales and key signatures. May be used in preparation for MUSC& 141. Concurrent enrollment in MUSC 120 required for music majors.

MUSC& 105
Music Appreciation (5)

Why does music affect us the way it does? There is no escaping music in our society; it's everywhere. Together we will discover how and why music has impacted our culture through the centuries. We will explore music's history, its basic elements, and its power to alter entire societies. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ENGL 099 (or equivalent) or placement into ENGL& 101. Student option grading.

MUSC 106
Music In American Culture (5)

Explore musical traditions from diverse American cultures through guided listening and analysis of songs, styles, genres and musicians, with emphasis on the role of race, class, gender and sexual-orientation. Dual listed with AES 106. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ENGL 099 or EAP 099 or placement into ENGL& 101. Student option grading.

MUSC 107
Jazz History (5)

Examine the history and development of jazz in the U.S. as well as its key historical figures. Includes the study of issues that parallel the growth of jazz music in American society and examples of recordings from the period that foreshadowed the introduction of hip-hop in the early 1970s. Student option grading.

MUSC 108
Music In World Cultures (5)

Experience the diversity of music from around the world by examining selected musics in their broad cultural contexts: religious, historical and social. Emphasis on listening skills, music aesthetics, styles, genres, transmission and sociocultural backgrounds of musicians. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ENGL 099 or placement into ENGL& 101. Student option grading.

MUSC 109
American Popular Music (5)

Historical, social and stylistic study of American popular idioms from their African and European roots to the present. Focus on contemporary styles such as Rock, Country, Blues, Punk, Rap and Jazz. Contributions of artists will be discussed. The influence of various facets of the music industry will be examined.

MUSC 114
Class Instruction-Guitar I (2)

This course is intended for students with little or no background in guitar performance. It presents basic skills and techniques needed to enjoy playing the guitar. Students must supply their own acoustic guitar. Student option grading.

MUSC 115
Class Instruction Electric Bass (2)

Basic skills for the electric bass including reading bass clef, scales and modes, improving technical proficiency. For beginning to intermediate players. Students must provide own instrument. Course may be taken up to six times.

MUSC 118
Class Instruction-Guitar II (2)

This course is intended for intermediate level guitarists. It builds on skills learned in Guitar I and presents more advanced techniques for improved acoustic guitar performance. Students must supply their own acoustic guitar. Student option grading.

MUSC 119
Class Piano for General Students (2)

Students with little or no piano background learn basic piano skills and techniques.

MUSC 120
Class Piano for Music 100 Students (2)

Students learn basic skills needed in music reading, music theory and piano performance. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in MUSC 100 is required.

MUSC 133
Peformance Techniques (2)

Performance Techniques focuses on various aspects of artistic performances. This class provides opportunities for students to perform publicly and to learn about stagecraft and audience behavior. Students will be exposed to a wide variety of music through concert attendance and personal performances.

MUSC 135
Shoreline Singers (2)

This advanced a cappella ensemble performs a variety of challenging vocal music including classical, world music, modern music, and jazz. The group tours annually and schedules multiple performances each quarter. Prerequisite: Audition required. Also requires concurrent registration in Chorale or special permission of instructor.

MUSC 136
Jazz Ensemble (1-2)

The Jazz Ensemble rehearses and performs music in a variety of contemporary jazz styles. Sight reading, jazz interpretation, phrasing and improvisation are stressed. Students present several concerts each quarter and participate in a yearly concert tour, usually in Spring. Prerequisite: Membership in the Jazz Ensemble is by audition.

MUSC 139
Sibelius Music Notation Software (2)

A fully online course introducing students to the creation of music using music notation software. Basic understanding of music notation is required. Student option grading.

MUSC 140
Concert Band (2)

Shoreline's Concert Band performs quarterly concerts that include traditional music, contemporary band works, orchestral transcriptions, solo features, Broadway musicals and marches. Rehearses on Monday evenings fall, winter, spring quarters. Prerequisite: Ability to play a band instrument.

MUSC& 141
Music Theory I: First-Year Music Theory (5)

The course includes sight singing, keyboard training, and the theories and fundamentals of musical structure. Concurrent enrollment in MUSC 151 required for music and music technology majors.

MUSC& 142
Music Theory II: First-Year Music Theory (5)

This course continues the study of music fundamentals and structure. Sight singing, keyboard assignments, melodic and elementary dictation are integrated into the class. Course is intended primarily for music majors. Concurrent enrollment in MUSC 152 (Class Piano) is required. Prrequisite: MUSC& 141 with a grade of 2.0 or higher.

MUSC& 143
Music Theory III: First-Year Music Theory (5)

This course continues the study of theories and fundamentals of music structure. Sight singing and melodic and harmonic dictation are integrated into the class. This course is intended primarily for music majors. Concurrent enrollment in MUSC 153 (class piano) is required.

MUSC 144
Funk & Groove (2)

Funk & Groove is a performance ensemble that rehearses and performs music in styles typical of pop and commercial music from the 1970s to the present. The ensemble uses an extensive sound reinforcement system and provides experience in live performance technique and technology. Prerequisite: Membership in Funk & Groove is by audition.

MUSC 146
Orchestra (2)

This course is intended for string students who join an approved off-campus community orchestra which rehearses once a week, works on standard orchestral literature and performs in a public concert at least once per quarter. Prerequisite: Ability to play a string instrument, permission of a music faculty advisor & the community orchestra conductor.

MUSC 147
Small Ensemble Performance (1-4)

Designed for intermediate to advanced musicians and singers: Weekly rehearsals focus on small group performance skill. May be repeated 6 times for credit. Ensembles include: Chamber Wind, Vocal, Guitar, Sax, Piano, Studio Musicianship, Percussion, Bluegrass, Strings, iPad, Repertoire Jazz, Creative Music and Brass. Student option grading.

MUSC 150
History of Bluegrass (2)

Bluegrass blends various musical styles, including fiddle tunes, blues, country, old-time string bands and jazz to form a uniquely American art form. This class examines the history and development of the music through reading, listening and online discussion. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ENGL 099 or placement into ENGL& 101. Student option grading.

MUSC 151
Class Piano for Music Theory I Students (2)

Music students with little or no piano background learn basic skills required of all music majors. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in MUSC& 141 is required.

MUSC 152
Class Piano for Music Theory II Students (2)

Music theory students learn basic piano skills and techniques required of music majors. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in MUSC& 142 is required.

MUSC 153
Class Piano for Music Theory III Students (2)

Music theory students learn basic piano skills and techniques required of music majors. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in MUSC& 143 is required.

MUSC 154
Opera Workshop (1)

Students perform a minor role in a one-act opera and opera scenes in full production in English or the original language.

MUSC 155
Opera Workshop (2)

Students perform a secondary role in a one-act opera and opera scenes in full production in English or the original language.

MUSC 156
Opera Workshop (3)

Students perform a major role in a one-act opera and opera scenes in full production in English or the original language.

MUSC 161
Class Voice Instruction - Beginning (2)

Beginning voice students learn the fundamentals and basic techniques needed in vocal performance to enhance their ability to sing in a performing ensemble and/or perform in public. This course may be repeated for credit. Student option grading.

MUSC 162
Class Voice Instruction - Intermediate (2)

Intermediate voice students learn the fundamentals and basic techniques needed in vocal performance to enhance their ability to sing in a performing ensemble and/or perform in public. This course may be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Completion of MUSC 161 or permission of instructor. Student option grading

MUSC 163
Class Voice Instruction - Advanced (2)

Advanced voice students learn the fundamentals and basic techniques needed in vocal performance to enhance their ability to sing in a performing ensemble and/or perform in public. This course may be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Completion of MUSC 162 or permission of instructor. Student option grading.

MUSC 164
Musical Theater Performance (1)

Students perform a minor musical theater role in full production, accompanied by orchestra.

MUSC 165
Musical Theater Performance (2)

Students perform a secondary musical theater role in full production, accompanied by orchestra.

MUSC 166
Musical Theater Performance (3)

Students perform a major musical theater role in full production, accompanied by orchestra.

MUSC 167
Voice-Dance Performance Techniques 1 (2)

Students develop the ability to sing and move simultaneously in preparation for performing on stage in musical roles. Student option grading.

MUSC 170
Private Instruction - Classical Voice 1 (1)

Students sing in a variety of languages, prepare for and give public performances. Students receive one-on-one mentoring to nurture artistic goals and improve vocal technique. This course enables the vocal music major to transfer two years of applied study to universities, colleges, and conservatories. Prerequisite: Placement by audition and enrollment in Shoreline choral ensemble.

MUSC 175
Chamber Chorale (1-2)

Mixed voice choral ensemble open to all students. Styles include classical, jazz, pop, folk, and world music. Membership open to all. A short placement check will be performed in the first week of class to determine section placement. Student option grading.

MUSC 180
Individual Instruction - Classical Piano I (1)

Individual instruction on technique and classical piano literature from various periods of time. Prerequisite: Reading knowledge of piano music.

MUSC 184
Private Instruction Popular Voice I (1)

Students are coached to sing in a variety of popular music styles preparing them to give public performances. Students receive one-on-one mentoring to nurture artistic goals and improve technique. Vocal exercises safely increase stamina and range while developing stylistic skills matching their genre of choice. Instructor permission required. Student option grading.

MUSC 196
Individual Instruction Instrumental (1)

Individual instruction on string, woodwind, brass and percussion instruments. May be repeated for credit. For more information email music@shoreline.edu.

MUSC 204
Improvisation I (2)

Improvisation I covers the basic elements of jazz improvisation, exploring various styles and idioms, and is open to all instrumentalists interested in playing jazz.

MUSC 205
Improvisation II (2)

Improvisation II covers intermediate elements of jazz improvisation while exploring various styles and idioms. The class is open to all instrumentalists and vocalists interested in playing jazz. Prerequisite: MUSC 204 or instructor permission.

MUSC 206
Jazz History (5)

Examine the history and development of jazz in the U.S. as well as its key historical figures, including Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis and others. Includes the study of issues that parallel the growth of jazz music in American society from 1900 to the present day. Student option grading.

MUSC 207
The Craft of Songwriting (2)

Students examine the craft of writing a song and investigate how structure, melody, and lyrics function together to create a well-written song. The history of songwriting and the classic work of great songwriters are used to explore the process of songwriting. Student option grading.

MUSC 208
Diction for Singers (2)

Students perform songs in Italian, German and French. This course stresses correct pronunciation through use of the International Phonetic Alphabet. Student option grading.

MUSC 210
Songwriting Workshop (2)

Explore songwriting techniques in a supportive community with other songwriters. Hone lyrics, sharpen melodies and polish song structure. Students will write and workshop numerous original works and develop their individual voices as songwriters. Student option grading.

MUSC 211
Diction for Singers-Italian/German (3)

Students perform musical compositions from the past three hundred years in both Italian and German. This course stresses correct pronunciation through use of the International Phonetic Alphabet. Prerequisite: MUSC 161 or instructor permission.

MUSC 212
Diction for Singers-French/English (3)

Students perform musical compositions from the past 300 years in both French and English. This course stresses correct pronunciation through use of the International Phonetic Alphabet. Prerequisite: MUSC 211 or instructor permission.

MUSC 224
Survey of Piano Literature (2)

Students learn essential characteristics of piano compositions from the Baroque through the 20th Century. Student option grading.

MUSC 225
Collaborative Piano (2)

Pianists learn the skills and techniques of collaborating with vocal and instrumental soloists and ensembles. Intermediate or above reading level of piano music. Instructor permission required.

MUSC 226
Piano Pedagogy (2)

Students will learn repertoire/methods for teaching piano students in individual and group settings. Prerequisite: Intermediate reading level of piano music required. Student option grading.

MUSC& 241
Second-Year Music Theory (5)

This course continues the study of traditional harmony with emphasis on modulation, mode mixture, formal analysis and the Neapolitan sixth. Advanced melodic and harmonic dictation, sight singing and keyboard assignments are included. Prerequisite: MUSC& 143 or equivalent with instructor permission.

MUSC& 242
Second-Year Music Theory (5)

This course continues the advanced study of traditional harmony. Topics include augmented sixth chords, enharmonic reinterpretation, chromatic modulation techniques. Advanced melodic and harmonic dictation, sight singing and keyboard assignments. Prerequisite: MUSC& 241 or permission of instructor.

MUSC& 243
Second-Year Music Theory (5)

Late 19th and 20th-century harmonic practice including, chromatic sequence, modes and synthetic scales, serialism and polytonality as well as 20th-century rhythmic techniques. Advanced melodic and harmonic dictation. Sight singing and keyboard assignments. Prerequisite: MUSC& 242 or permission of instructor.

MUSC 251
Class Piano for Music Theory IV Students (2)

Music theory students continue to learn piano skills and techniques required of music majors. Concurrent enrollment in MUSC& 241 is required.

MUSC 252
Class Piano for Music Theory V Students (2)

Music theory students continue to learn piano skills and techniques required of music majors. Concurrent enrollment in MUSC& 242 is required.

MUSC 253
Class Piano for Music Theory VI Students (2)

Music theory students continue to learn piano skills and techniques required of music majors. Concurrent enrollment in MUSC& 243 is required.

MUSC 264
Conducting (2)

A beginning class in conducting with emphasis on beat patterns, beat styles, score reading and preparation for conducting vocal and instrumental ensembles. Includes an overview of the history of the art of conducting. Prerequisite: Completion of First Year Theory sequence or instructor approval required.

MUSC 268
Voice-Dance Performance Techniques 2 (2)

Students develop further skills in moving and singing simultaneously, including part singing and complex dance combinations. This course is a continuation of MUSC 167 for the more advanced student. Prerequisite: Completion of MUSC 167 or instructor permission. Student option grading.

MUSC 270
Private Instruction - Classical Voice 2 (1)

Students sing in a variety of languages, give public performances, and continue to receive one-on-one mentoring to nurture artistic goals and improve vocal technique. This course enables the vocal music major to transfer two years of applied study to universities, colleges, and conservatories. Placement by audition. Instructor approval required.

MUSC 280
Individual Instruction - Classical Piano II (1)

Individual instruction on advanced technique and classical piano literature. Prerequisite: Intermediate reading knowledge of piano music.

MUSC 284
Private Instruction Popular Voice II (1)

Students build on their ability to sing in a variety of popular music styles improving their ability to give public performances. Second-year students continue to receive one-on-one mentoring to nurture artistic goals and improve technique. Vocal exercises safely develop stylistic skills matching their areas of specialization. Instructor permission required. Student option grading.

MUSC 291
Special Topics In Music (1)

Classes focus on specific issues and/or topics of interest in music.

MUSC 292
Special Topics In Music (2)

Classes focus on specific issues and/or topics of interest in music.

MUSC 293
Special Topics In Music (3)

Classes focus on specific issues and/or topics of interest in music.

MUSC 294
Special Topics In Music (4)

Classes focus on specific issues and/or topics of interest in music.

MUSC 295
Special Topics In Music (5)

Classes focus on specific issues and/or topics of interest in music.

MUSC 296
Private Instruction Instrumental (1)

Individual instruction on string, brass, woodwind and percussion instruments. May be repeated for credit. For more information email music@shoreline.edu. Prerequisite: MUSC 196 or instructor permission.

MUSC 297
Individual Project In Music (1)

Individual project in a specific area of music. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students' educational and work experience.

MUSC 298
Individual Project In Music (2)

Individual project in a specific area of music. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students' educational and work experience.

MUSC 299
Individual Project In Music (3)

Individual project in a specific area of music. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students' educational and work experience.

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MUSTC 100
Career Development (2)

A seminar to assist students in the exploration and development of a career in the music industry. Factual information is presented by professionals working in a variety of music-related careers. Student option grading.

MUSTC 101
Survey of Music Recording/Publishing Business (2)

Students learn techniques for successful operation of businesses focusing in the area of music recording and publishing. Cash flow is tracked and evaluated throughout the industry. The course details income generated by studio ownership, artist royalties, broadcast royalties and contract negotiation. Student option grading.

MUSTC 102
Music Business Law (2)

Students learn techniques for the development and marketing of various multimedia products. They will be introduced to legal issues relating to content including copyrighting, trademark law, publicity and privacy rights, unions and other related organizations. Student option grading.

MUSTC 106
Acoustics of Music (5)

Students are introduced to the acoustical properties of sound and music. The course begins with an introduction to simple vibrating systems, wave and wave propagation and progress and goes through the reception of sound, frequency and pitch to auditorium and room acoustics. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MATH 098 (2.0 or better) or placement into MATH 099. Student option grading.

MUSTC 121
First-Year Audio Recording 1 (3)

Students gain a working knowledge of signal flow in a modern multi-track recording facility through the study and application of acoustics, decibels and microphones. This course is the first of a structured three-course sequence.

MUSTC 122
First-Year Audio Recording 2 (3)

Students gain a deeper understanding of signal flow in a modern multi-track recording facility through the study and usage of recording consoles and signal processing. This course is the second of a structured three-course sequence. Student option grading.

MUSTC 123
First-Year Audio Recording 3 (3)

Students gain a deeper understanding of signal flow in a modern multi-track recording facility through the study and usage of audio recorders, amplifiers and speakers. This course is the third of a structured three-course sequence. Prerequisite: MUSTC 122 or instructor permission.

MUSTC 131
Digital Audio Production 1 (3)

Introduction to ProTools. Manipulate the two main windows in ProTools and learn basic work flows. First in a series of three courses. Prerequisite: VCT 124 Basic Macintosh Systems Operations prior or concurrently.

MUSTC 132
Digital Audio Production 2 (3)

Intermediate ProTools. Manipulate audio and MIDI components of the software and study more complex production work flow. Second in series of three courses. Prerequisite: MUSTC 131 or equivalent with permission of instructor. Student option grading.

MUSTC 133
Digital Audio Production 3 (3)

Sound design for static and dynamic applications and video games. Third course of 3 in series. Prerequisite: MUSTC 132 or equivalent with permission of instructor.

MUSTC 135
Introduction to Live Sound Reinforcement (3)

Introduction to theory and methods necessary for live sound reinforcement in diverse applications. Student option grading.

MUSTC 141
Tech Music Theory 1 (3)

An introduction to reading and writing music. Topics include standard music notation, meter, rhythm and aural skills. Student option grading.

MUSTC 142
Tech Music Theory 2 (3)

Further study of reading, writing and listening to music. Topics include major scale construction, key signature notation and identification, rhythm and aural skills. Student option grading.

MUSTC 143
Tech Music Theory 3 (3)

Focus on intermediate reading, writing and listening to music. Topics include minor scale construction, triad construction, rhythm, and aural skills. Student option grading.

MUSTC 151
Introduction to Music Technology (2)

Course introduces students to electronic music technology and production using personal computers with DAW, synthesizers, samplers, DSP FX and electronic control devices. The history, transmission, and protocols of Audio and MIDI data are examined. Student option grading.

MUSTC 152
Midi Sequencing I (2)

This course introduces students to MIDI sequencing technology using the Macintosh computer. Students learn basic MIDI production skills including real and step-time entry, quantization, looping, transposition, editing, and sound selection. The course features both demonstration and hands-on learning opportunities. Prerequisite: MUSTC 151. Student option grading.

MUSTC 153
Midi Sequencing II (2)

This course develops advanced skill in MIDI sequencing technology. Students learn MIDI functions including data manipulation in various editing environments, synchronization, humanization, and the use of plug-ins and virtual instruments. The course features a balance of demonstration and hands-on learning opportunities. Prerequisite: MUSTC 151, MUSTC 152.

MUSTC 154
Synthesizers: Modular, FM, Physical Modeling (3)

Introducing creative sound design using a modular synthesis construction program to demonstrate underlying theory. Subtractive, modular and FM synths will be explained, using oscillators, EGs, filters and dynamic modulation controls. Creative sound design w/ modular synthesis software. Concepts of modular and FM synthesis. Prerequisite: MUSTC 151 with a grade of P or 2.0 or better, or instructor permission. Student option grading.

MUSTC 155
Synthesizers: Sampling (3)

Recorded audio is used to create instruments and sound effects by applying the fundamental techniques of sampling, wavetable and granular synthesis (looping, pitch change, keyboard mapping, velocity layers). Modular synth construction software use for demonstration and analysis of basic sampling concepts. Student option grading.

MUSTC 163
Midi Drum Programming (2)

Students learn to program drumbeats using available MIDI devices. A variety of styles and approaches are presented to develop skill in both real-time and step entry programming. Instruction is balanced between demonstration and hands-on learning. Prerequisite: MUSTC 151 or instructor permission.

MUSTC 171
Dig. Audio Workstation I: Musical Digital Audio (5)

Students learn the Digital Performer or Apple Logic application with an emphasis on the digital audio component of the application software. Students demonstrate and develop projects simulating a commercial recording studio environment. First in series of three courses.

MUSTC 172
Dig. Audio Workstation II: Static Sound Design (5)

Students learn the Digital Performer application as it applies to audio post-production of static sound design elements such as software graphical-user-interface (GUI), on-line audio and books-on-tape, simulating a commercial recording studio environment. Prerequisite: MUSTC 171.

MUSTC 173
Dig Audio Workstn III: Film & VIdeo Sound Design (5)

Logic or Digital Performer video post-production simulating a commercial environment. Third in series of three courses. Prerequisite: MUSTC 172.

MUSTC 180
Audio for Interactive Media (3)

Students learn various techniques and processes used for the integration of music and audio to video games and other interactive media. Students gain familiarity with the terminology and basic concepts of audio for gaming.Student learn various techniques and processes used in the integration of music and audio as applied to video games and other interactive media. Students gain familiarity with the terminology and basic concepts of audio for gaming.

MUSTC 181
Audio for Interactive Media - II (3)

Students learn practical use of game audio middleware for the development of music and SFX for adaptive media (video games). Students are introduced to the extended musical processes and workflow. Prerequisite : MUSTC 151 with a grade of P or 2.0 or better, or instructor permission. Student option grading.

MUSTC 191
Tech Keyboard 1 (2)

First year keyboard (piano) course for Music Technology students. Students are introduced to note names on the keyboard as well as major scale construction. Student option grading.

MUSTC 192
Tech Keyboard 2 (2)

Students learn to create triads in various keys and forms on the keyboard.

MUSTC 193
Tech Keyboard 3 (2)

Techniques for musical data entry using an electronic piano style keyboard. Digital Audio Workstations provide keyboard access to notation, sequencing, and recording software. Improvisation and melody construction. Student option grading.

MUSTC 200
Navigating The New Music Business (3)

As conventional models in the music business crumble, we investigate new revenue streams and emerging businesses on the web, incorporating social media into P.R. and how to network effectively. Explore new ways of creating, financing, promoting and distributing music. Student option grading.

MUSTC 201
Masters and Mentors (2)

Students interact weekly with a different guest speaker from the local music community, including managers, label owners, studio owners, booking agents, entertainment lawyers and DIY musicians who bring real world credentials and expertise to the classroom. Student option grading.

MUSTC 221
Multitrack Music Production 1 (3)

Students learn the operation of a multitrack recording studio while working as engineers on mixing and basic recording projects. Prerequisite: MUSTC 123 or instructor permission. Student option grading.

MUSTC 222
Multitrack Music Production 2 (3)

Students exercise intermediate skills in multitrack music production while working as engineers and producers on recording projects. Emphasis is on the development of a student recording portfolio. This course is the second of a structured three-course sequence. Prerequisite: MUSTC 221 or equivalent with permission of instructor.

MUSTC 223
Multitrack Music Production 3 (3)

Students exercise advanced skills in multitrack music production while working as engineers and producers on recording projects. Emphasis is on the development of a student recording portfolio. Prerequisite: MUSTC 222 or equivalent with permission of instructor. Student option grading.

MUSTC 231
Audio Post-I Digital Music Production (3)

Provides students with a working understanding of advanced non-linear digital production of music using digital audio workstations in a recording studio environment. Portfolio materials demonstrate music recording, mixing and mastering techniques. Student option grading.

MUSTC 232
Audio Post II - Digital Radio Production (3)

Advanced broadcast-oriented commercial, public service, short-and long-form programming. Non-linear digital production using digital audio workstations in a recording studio environment, based upon a broadcast paradigm (quick turnaround, high-volume production of time-sensitive audio content). Student option grading.

MUSTC 233
Audio Post III - Digital Audio for VIdeo (3)

Design music, sound effects, and other creative audio components for existing video material. Use advanced production techniques on a non-linear digital audio workstation. Learn standards and practices used in the post-production industry in a recording studio environment. Student option grading.

MUSTC 241
Tech Music Theory 4 (3)

Application of music theory concepts to 'real-life' situations of pop and commercial music. Basic ear training, harmony, rhythm, melody, arranging, and production techniques examined. Student option grading.

MUSTC 242
Tech Music Theory 5 (3)

Application of music theory concepts to pop and commercial music. Intermediate ear training, harmony, rhythm, melody, arranging, and production techniques examined. The course is designed primarily for students enrolled in the Music Technology Program. Student option grading.

MUSTC 243
Tech Music Theory 6 (3)

Application of music theory concepts to contemporary music. Advanced ear training, harmony, rhythm, and melody are examined. The course is designed primarily for students enrolled in the Music Technology Program. Student option grading.

MUSTC 250
Class Piano for Popular and Commercial Music (2)

MUSTC 250 focuses on rhythmic and melodic improvisation techniques for performers, arrangers, and composers. Students play along with pre-recorded rhythm tracks using common chord progressions. Skills in reading standard music notation are NOT essential for success in the course. Prerequisite: MUSC 151 with a grade of 2.0 or better, or instructor permission.

MUSTC 271
Advanced Electronic Music Production I (3)

Students gain advanced techniques in the creation of new musical timbres through advanced synthesis-patch and sample-patch design. Students learn to use these sounds through practical application within their own MIDI-based musical compositions. Student option grading.

MUSTC 272
Advanced Electronic Music Production II (3)

Students acquire techniques for producing realistic emulations of acoustic instruments through the use of sequencers, synthesizers, and samplers. Student option grading.

MUSTC 273
Advanced Electronic Music Production III (3)

Students acquire techniques in composing music for various media such as film scores, video games and animations, as well as developing their portfolio and considering ways of sharing and transporting work. Student option grading.

MUSTC 274
Music Technology Portfolio Development (2)

Create a professional portfolio which includes samples of student's work and is tailored to each student. Prerequisite: Second-year standing and completion of advanced Music Technology courses, or with instructor permission. Student option grading.

MUSTC 290
Internship In Music Business (1-5)

Application of music business techniques and theories in an off-campus environment. Site approval must be obtained by student. This variable credit course may be repeated. Prerequisite: Completion of at least 45 credits in Entertainment Business program and instructor's permission. Student option grading.

MUSTC 291
Special Topics In Music Technology (1)

Classes focus on specific issues and/or topics of interest in music technology.

MUSTC 292
Special Topics In Music Technology (2)

Classes focus on specific issues and/or topics of interest in music technology.

MUSTC 293
Special Topics In Music Technology (3)

Classes focus on specific issues and/or topics of interest in music technology.

MUSTC 294
Special Topics In Music Technology (4)

Classes focus on specific issues and/or topics of interest in music technology.

MUSTC 295
Special Topics In Music Technology (5)

Classes focus on specific issues and/or topics of interest in music technology.

MUSTC 297
Individual Project In Music Technology (1)

Individual project is a specific area of music technology. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students' educational and work experience.

MUSTC 298
Individual Project In Music Technology (2)

Individual project is a specific area of music technology. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students' educational and work experience.

MUSTC 299
Individual Project In Music Technology (3)

Individual project is a specific area of music technology. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students' educational and work experience.