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2021-22 University Catalog 
2021-22 University Catalog [Archived Catalogue]

MUCP 322 Analysis and Composition of Commercial Music

2 credits undefined hours
300 level undergraduate course

An examination of compositional techniques used in pop songs, jingles, soundtracks, and underscores for radio, TV, records, films, shows, and industrials. Students investigate the ways in which music serves to enhance the overall goals of the product or project. Musical analysis serves to demonstrate how each style is created. Students produce their own musical compositions in each media context.

Prerequisites 2 courses from MUSC*104, MUSC*105, MUSC*106, MUSC*107, MUSC*108, MUSC*109
AND 2 courses from MUSC*114, MUSC*115, MUSC*116, MUSC*117, MUSC*118, MUSC*119

Open to majors in the School of Music only.
This course is not repeatable for credit.