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School of Music Production & Sound Design for Visual Media

BFA Music Prod./Sound Design

First Year - 30.0 Units

First Semester 12.0 Units

  • MUS_101: Music Theory & Basic Notation
    [Core]
  • MUS_120: Music Production 1
    [Core]
  • MUS_105: Digital Audio Workstations 1
    [Core]
  • MUS_125: Audio Production
    [Core]

Second Semester 18.0 Units

  • MUS_110: Harmony 1
    [Core]
  • MUS_195: Sound for Games 1
    [Core]
  • MUS_140: Music Notation and Score Preparation
    [Core]
  • MUS_170: Music Production 2
    [Core]
  • LA_142: Film Music Appreciation
    [Liberal Arts By Advisement Course] *To be taken in Summer.
  • LA_108: Composition for the Artist
    [Liberal Arts: Written Communications Requirement] *To be taken in Summer.

Second Year - 36.0 Units

Third Semester 15.0 Units

  • MUS_130: Ear Training 1
    [Core]
  • MUS_270: Music Editing for Visual Media 1
    [Core]
  • (MUS_150: Harmony 2, OR MPT_110: Nonlinear Computer Editing 1: Principles of Editing)
    [Major] [Major]
  • (LA_202: English Composition: Creative Persuasion & Argument, OR LA_280: Perspective Journalism)
    [Liberal Arts: Written Communications Requirement] [Liberal Arts: Written Communications Requirement]
  • (LA_114: Art of Music 1, OR LA_282: Film History 2: 1940-1974)
    [Liberal Arts By Advisement Course] [Liberal Arts By Advisement Course]

Fourth Semester 21.0 Units

  • MUS_370: Music Editing for Visual Media 2
    [Core] ---MIDPOINT REVIEW---
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    [Major]
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    [Major]
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    [Major]
  • LA_155: Music and the Visual Arts
    [Liberal Arts By Advisement Course]
  • ***_***:
    [Major] *To be taken in Summer.
  • LA_291: Designing Careers
    [Liberal Arts: Employment Communications & Practices Requirement] *To be taken in Summer.

Third Year - 36.0 Units

Fifth Semester 15.0 Units

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    [Major]
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    [Major]
  • (LA_110: English Composition: Narrative Storytelling, OR LA_133: Short Form Writing)
    [Liberal Arts: Written Communications Requirement] (Department recommends LA 110) [Liberal Arts: Written Communications Requirement] (Department recommends LA 110)
  • ***_***:
    [Liberal Arts: Cultural Ideas & Influences Requirement]
  • ***_***:
    [Liberal Arts: Art Historical Awareness Requirement]

Sixth Semester 21.0 Units

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    [Major]
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    [Major]
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    [Major]
  • ***_***:
    [Liberal Arts: Historical Awareness Requirement]
  • ***_***:
    [Liberal Arts: Quantitative Literacy Requirement]
  • ***_***:
    [Liberal Arts By Advisement Course] *To be taken in Summer.
  • ***_***:
    [Art Elective 1] *To be taken in Summer.

Fourth Year - 30.0 Units

Seventh Semester 12.0 Units

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    [Major]
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  • ***_***:
    [Liberal Arts By Advisement Course]

Eighth Semester 18.0 Units

  • MUS_480: Music Demo Reel
    [Core]
  • ***_***:
    [Major]
  • ***_***:
    [Liberal Arts By Advisement Course]
  • ***_***:
    [Art Elective 2]
  • ***_***:
    [Liberal Arts By Advisement Course] *To be taken in Summer.
  • ***_***:
    [Art Elective 3] *To be taken in Summer.