Commercial Music Technology: CurriculumCommercial Music Technology: Curriculum

Commercial Music Technology: Curriculum

The Bachelor of Science in commercial music technology can be completed in four years. The curriculum shown below illustrates the scope of courses that are required for graduation from this program. In addition to courses in music history, music theory and performance, commercial music technology majors will take classes in audio and video production, digital video, web publishing, 3-D and computer animation, and music production, as well as business courses in economics and finance.

Audition requirements: Students must test and audition for admission and complete private instrumental or vocal study each semester.

Bachelor of Science in Commercial Music Technology: 120 Credits

Semester 1 – 15 credits
CourseCredits
UNI 100 First - Year Seminar1 cr.
ENG 101 English Composition I3 crs.
GCM 180 Multimedia Foundations3 crs.
MUS 211 Keyboard Class3 crs.
MUS 215 Comprehensive Musicianship I3 crs.
MUS Applied Instruction1 cr.
MUS Performance Ensemble1 cr.

Semester 2 – 14 credits
Course
 Credits
General Education Course 3 crs.
MUS 100 Introduction to Music 3 crs.
MUS 315 Comprehensive Musicianship II 3 crs.
Public Speaking General Education Course 3 crs.
MUS Applied Instruction 1 cr.
MUS Performance Ensemble
 1 cr.

Semester 3 – 17 Credits
CourseCredits
CMD 221 Speech Science3 crs.
MUS 316 Comprehensive Musicianship III3 crs.
MUS 275 Music and Recording Technology I
3 crs.
General Education Courses
6 crs.
MUS Applied Instruction
1 cr.
MUS Performance Ensemble
1 cr.

Semester 4 – 14 Credits
CourseCredits
MUS 300 Jazz: History, Form and Analysis
3 crs.
MUS 375 Music and Recording Technology II
3 crs.
MUS 416 Comprehensive Musicianship IV
3 crs.
Required Technology Elective
3 crs.
MUS Applied Instruction
1 cr.
MUS Performance Ensemble
1 cr.

Semester 5 – 14 Credits
 Course
Credit
MUS 475 Music and Recording Technology III
3 crs.
MUS 425 Commercial Music Arranging3 crs.
General Education Course3 crs.
THE 211 Lighting I3 crs.
MUS Applied Instruction1 cr.
MUS Performance Ensemble1cr.

Semester 6 – 15 Credits
 Course Credit
MUS 476 Music and Recording Technology IV
3 crs.
Business Requirement

3 crs.

Special Experience
1 cr.
MUS History/Forms/Analysis Elective
3 crs.
MUS Applied Instruction
1 cr.

MUS Performance Ensemble

ENG 217 Scientific & Technical Writing I

1 cr.

3 crs.


Semester 7 – 17 Credits
 Course
Credit
General Education Course3 crs.
Business Requirement
6 crs.
MUS History/Forms/Analysis Elective
3 crs.
Technology Elective
3 crs.

Applied Instruction

1 cr.
Special Experience1 cr.

Semester 8 – 14 Credits
 CourseCredit
Free Electives6 crs.
Technology Elective
3 crs.
MUS Applied Instruction
1 cr.
Special Experience
4 crs.