Master of Science in Music Technology Curriculum

Curriculum

M.S Requirements (By track)

Project Track – This option requires the student to complete 36 hours of course work and 12 hours of research.

Total Credit Hours

48

Course Credit Hours

36

Minimum Credits in Required Music Technology Courses

21

Minimum Elective Courses

15

Research Credit Hours

12

A minimum of 30 course credit hours must be taken at the 6000-8000 level classes.

 

Thesis Track – This option requires the student to complete 30 hours of course work, 12 hours of research, and 6 hours of thesis preparation.

Total Credit Hours

8

Course Credit Hours

30

Minimum Credits in Required Music Technology Courses

21

Minimum Elective Courses

9

Research Credit Hours

12

Thesis Credit Hours

6

A minimum of 30 course credit hours must be taken at the 6000-8000 level classes.

 

Classes

Required Courses

MUSI 6001 Music Perception and Cognition – 3 Credit hours
MUSI 6002 Interactive Music – 3 Credit hours
MUSI 6003 Music Technology History and Repertoire - 3 Credit hours
MUSI 6004 Technology Ensemble – 3 Credit hours
MUSI 6201 Computational Music and Audio Analysis - 3 Credit hours
MUSI 6202 Digital Audio Processing for Music – 3 Credit hours
MUSI 6203 Project Studio in Music Technology – 3 Credit hours
MUSI 7100 Music Technology Research Lab – 12 Credit hours

Elective Courses – Music Technology

MUSI 6103 Music Recording and Mixing – 3 Credit hours
MUSI 6104 Integrating Music into Multimedia – 3 Credit hours
MUSI 6105 Digital Media Production and Mastering – 3 Credit hours
MUSI 6301 Musical Interface Design – 3 Credit hours
MUSI 6302 The Musical Mind – 3 Credit hours
MUSI 6303 Network Music – 3 Credit hours
MUSI 6304 Computer Music Composition – 3 Credit hours
MUSI 7000 Master’s Thesis – 6 Credit hours

Elective Courses – External (Suggestive Sample)

ID 6100 Intro to Industrial Design Grad Studies – 3 Credit hours
ID 6200 Graduate Studio I – 6 Credit hours
ECE 4270 Fund-Digital Signal Proc – 3 Credit hours
ECE 6276 DSP Hardware System Design – 3 Credit hours
ECE 4445 Audio Engineering – 3 Credit hours
ME 4760 Acoustics & Noise Control – 3 Credit hours
ME 6762 Applied Acoustics – 3 Credit hours
CS 6010 Principles of Design – 3 Credit hours
CS 6750 Human Computer Interaction – 3 Credit hours
CS 6460 Foundations of Educational Technology – 3 Credit hours
LCC 6310 The Computer as an Expressive Medium – 3 Credit hours
LCC 6313 Principles of Interactive Design – 3 Credit hours
LCC 6318 Experimental Media – 3 Credit hours

Sample Program of Study (Thesis Track)

Semester 1

MUSI 6003 – Music Technology History and Repertoire (Required Core – 3 credits)
MUSI 6002 –Interactive Music (Required Core – 3 credits)
MUSI 6201 – Computational Music and Audio Analysis (Required Concentration – 3 credits)
MUSI 6103 – Music Recording and Mixing (Elective – Music Technology – 3 credits)

Semester 2

MUSI 6001 – Music Perception and Cognition (Required Core – 3 credits)
MUSI 6202 – Digital Signal Processing for Music (Required Concentration – 3 credits)
MUSI 6303 – Network Music (Elective Music Technology – 3 credits)
MUSI 7100 – Music Technology Research Lab (3 credits)

Semester 3

MUSI 6004 – Technology Ensemble (Required Core – 3 credits)
MUSI 6203 – Project Studio in Music Technology (Required Concentration – 3 credits)
CS 6750 – Human Computer Interaction (Elective External – 3 credits)
MUSI 7100 – Music Technology Research Lab (3 credits)

Semester 4

MUSI 7000 – Thesis Preparation (6 credit)
MUSI 7100 – Music Technology Research Lab (6 credits)