Historical, stylistic, and analytic study of video game music from its origins in the arcade games of the 1970s to the present. Emphases on close readings of music in relation to gameplay, and vice versa. Includes training in digital audio manipulation to create sound design and musical sequences.
Satisfies a major requirement in Music. Students entering 2012 and after: satisfies Liberal Studies distribution requirement. Satisfies an interdisciplinary minor requirement in Film and Media Studies.