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Undergraduate Course Details
Number MUS 192
Title Computing for Musicians
Credits 3.0
Winter/Spring 2017 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 1402 1/17/17 - 5/15/17 TR 10:50am - 12:05pm CC-270 Nicholas Giarratani


This project-based course develops students' understanding of global computing concepts and their relationship to hardware and software used throughout the music industry. Students will develop basic computing skills, e.g. data storage, file types, memory, input/output devices, and learn how these are implemented in various ways throughout the music industry. Topics will include exploring applications employed in music production and creation, music notation, and education software, as well as multimedia and web applications. 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. A minimum of 3 additional lab hours are required. This course satisfies the computer literacy core requirement.