MUS170 Music Tech: Beats and Basics

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Introduces music technology for musicians and music majors. Covers software-based recording with a focus on the construction of beats and melodies. Presents a foundation in MIDI, sequencing, signal processing, and applied production. Introduces history of electronic music. Recommended basic knowledge of computers and MUS 110. Prerequisite: (WR 115 and RD 115) or IRW 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement. Audit available.  (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide).

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List of classes for MUS170 Music Tech: Beats and Basics
CRN Location & type Days & time Dates Seats available Materials More info
34355 SY Remote
Monday and Wednesday
with time to be announced at a later date

From June 22 through August 26, 2020
Textbooks for CRN 34355
Instructor: Setareh Seyed Mofidi
Tuition: credit Fees: $6
and SY Remote
Monday and Wednesday
from 12 to 1:50pm

From June 22 through August 26, 2020
Instructor: Setareh Seyed Mofidi

Course details: CRN 34355

Course materials


No textbooks required

Proctored exams and activities:

There are no proctored exams and activities.

Other in-person and on-campus activities:

There are no other in-person and on-campus activities.


Ableton Live 10 Suite free 90 day trial

Mac or PC. Note that you cannot install this software on a Chromebook.

Instructor comments:

Lectures will be recorded.


Web course information

No show policy
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Students with Disabilities:
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