May 19, 2019  
2018-2019 University Catalogue 
    
2018-2019 University Catalogue

MUSC 265 Introduction to Electronic Music and Technology

College of Performing Arts

3 credits 45.0 hours
200 level undergraduate course

This course introduces the basics of electronic music and technology through an investigation of their interconnected histories. Topics include Futurism, early electronic instruments, musique concrete, modular synthesis, MIDI, glitch, sampling, digital audio, and DAWs. Through an exploration of the aesthetic trends and developments that produced these approaches, students gain an appreciation for the relationship between electronic music and the technology used to create it. Through listenings, written reflections, creative projects, and exposure to new software, students acquire skills for the creation and appreciation of electronic music.

This course is not repeatable for credit.