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Undergraduate Course Details
Number MUS 192
Title Computing for Musicians
Credits 3.0


This project-based course develops students' understanding of global computing concepts as well as their relationship to hardware and software used in the music industry. Students will explore basic computing concepts, e.g. data storage, file types, memory, input/output devices, and their implementation in the music field. Topics studied will include MIDI sequencing, Digital Audio Workstations (DAW), educational software, electronic press kits (EPKs), and production for multimedia and web applications. Projects in each topic examined will be undertaken. The course assumes basic computer literacy, including basic computer concepts, word processing, spreadsheets, presentation graphics, the Internet, and electronic mail. Three lecture hours per week. Additional lab hours required. This course satisfies the computer literacy core requirement.