Music-Composition Courses

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MUCP 183
Prereqs:
Permission.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 2
Max credits per semester: 2
Max credits per degree: 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Composition (MUCP)
MUCP 184
Prereqs:
Permission.
This course has no description.
This course is a prerequisite for: MUCP 283, MUCP 284
Credit Hours: 2
Max credits per semester: 2
Max credits per degree: 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Composition (MUCP)
Student must have some musical background which should include rudimentary knowledge of musical notation, and the ability to perform on an instrument (piano or guitar).
Designed for the self-motivated student interested in the composition and notation of original vocal and instrumental music.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Composition (MUCP)
Student must have some musical background which should include rudimentary knowledge of musical notation, and the ability to perform on an instrument (piano or guitar).
Designed for the self-motivated student interested in the composition and notation of original vocal and instrumental music.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Composition (MUCP)
MUCP 283
Prereqs:
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 2
Max credits per semester: 2
Max credits per degree: 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Composition (MUCP)
MUCP 284
Prereqs:
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 2
Max credits per semester: 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Composition (MUCP)
Prereqs:
Not intended for composition majors.
Short composition exercises to review tonal musical materials and to bridge the gap to exercises in twentieth-century compositional techniques. Assignments on tonal harmony, chromaticism, the developmental process, microforms and macroforms, Common Practice Period and expanded chord vocabulary, new scale resources, serial techniques, and indeterminate procedures in the twentieth century.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per semester: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Composition (MUCP)
MUCP 383
Prereqs:
MUSC 284 or equivalent and permission.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 2-3
Max credits per semester: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Composition (MUCP)
MUCP 384
Prereqs:
MUSC 284 or equivalent and permission.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 2-3
Max credits per semester: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Composition (MUCP)
Prereqs:
Major in Music
Fundamentals of music composition for visual media will be addressed, including technical and creative aspects for the preparation of distribution-ready music for use in motion pictures. Students will collaborate with producers of original films with no pre-existing music.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Format: Lab 3, Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Exploration of powerful synthesis, interface, and control capabilities of various software programs with a focus on generating and manipulating audio.  This is a hands-on, practical and technical overview of practices relating to the creative use of working with digital audio useful for software-based step-sequencers, synth bass/pads, musical interfaces, and many other tools for digital media.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab 3, Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUCP 483
Prereqs:
MUSC 384 or permission.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 2-3
Max credits per semester: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Composition (MUCP)
MUCP 484
Prereqs:
MUSC 384 or permission.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 2-3
Max credits per semester: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Composition (MUCP)
MUCP 485/885
Prereqs:
For MUCP 485: MUSC 266. For MUCP 885: MUSC theory 848 or proficiency.
MUCP 485/885 is "Letter Grade only."
The development of basic technical competency in the following areas of music preparation and scoring: score and part formatting and/or preparation; and orchestration.
This course is a prerequisite for: MUCP 485
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-24
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Course Delivery: Classroom