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  Jan 22, 2018
 
 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Music Technology Minor


In order to complete a minor in music technology, a student will:

  • Learn to read music, and acquire fundamental listening and sight-reading skills.
  • Learn the basic principles of music theory (either Western or Arab).
  • Acquire some fluency at playing piano, and at using the keyboard as a tool for music data entry; more advanced students may present a part of a solo recital, in piano or another instrument, with permission of their teacher.
  • Learn the fundamental techniques of recording, editing, mixing, and mastering.
  • Acquire an intermediate knowledge of Protools and editing software.
  • Acquire an intermediate understanding of MIDI.


This will require the student to complete 18 credit hours of instruction, normally including the following: