Music/Technology (MUTC)

MUTC 101  Music and Computer Technology I 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): Music major or John J Cali School of Music approval. This course develops an understanding of the influence of technology upon society in general, and, more particularly, upon the musical culture and aesthetics of the twentieth century; develops a critical understanding of concepts such as interactivity in technology, the internet as a global village, virtual reality, technology and freedom of expression, among others; demonstrates the relevance and importance of music technology throughout the various disciplines in music; develops comfort with basic computer skills; develops individual and collective problem solving skills involving technology in a variety of computing environments; develops basic understanding of data structures of computers and networking; and provides an understanding of varous hardware and software technologies, with a particular emphasis on hardware and software components involved with music instruction and production such as instructional software for musicians, data structures for digital audio and MIDI, music notation software, input devices for music notation, music sequencing, and desktop publishing for musicians. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Computer Science. 3 hours lecture.

MUTC 102  Music and Computer Technology II 1 Credit


Prerequisite(s): MUTC 101. Continuation of MUTC 101. In depth look at digital recording and editing. Hands-on experience with leading music software. Final multimedia project required. 2 hours lecture.

MUTC 103  Introduction to Audio Technology in the Studio I 1 Credit


Prerequisite(s): John J Cali School of Music approval. An introductory course to audio and recording technology. Focus will include history, explanation of sound properties, hands-on application using recording equipment, and experience performing in a studio environment. 2 hours lecture.

MUTC 104  Introduction to Audio Technology in the Studio II 1 Credit


Prerequisite(s): MUTC 103. Continuation of Introduction to Audio Technology I, with more time spent on recording projects, where students will gain valuable experience operating sophisticated equipment and playing in the studio. 2 hours lecture.

MUTC 200  Independent Study in Computer Audio Technology 1-2 Credits


Prerequisite(s): MUTC 101 and 102; John J Cali School of Music approval. Regularly listed courses pursued in greater depth, with the permission of advisor. May be repeated once for a maximum of 4.0 credits during the program but may be taken only once per semester.

MUTC 211  Practicum in Audio Technology 2 Credits


Prerequisite(s): MUTC 103 and 104. Practical applications of techniques using audio technological equipment.

MUTC 299  Independent Study in the Field of Audio Technology 1-2 Credits


Prerequisite(s): MUTC 103 and 104 or John J Cali School of Music approval. Regularly listed course work pursued in greater depth. May be repeated once for a maximum of 4.0 credits.

MUTC 400  Independent Study in Computer Audio Technology 1-4 Credits


Prerequisite(s): John J Cali School of Music approval. Regularly listed courses pursued in greater depth, with permission of advisor. May be repeated three times for a maximum of 16.0 credits during the program but may be taken only once per semester.

MUTC 402  Selected Topics in the Field of Audio Technology 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): MUTC 103 and MUTC 104. Study of a specific area in the field of audio technology. May be repeated once for a maximum of 6.0 credits. 3 hours lecture.

MUTC 499  Independent Study in the Field of Audio Technology 1-4 Credits


Prerequisite(s): MUTC 103 and 104 or John J Cali School of Music approval. Regularly listed course work pursued in greater depth. May be repeated twice for a maximum of 12.0 credits.