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
Satisfies a concentration requirement in Film and Media Studies
Students entering 2012 and after: satisfies Liberal Studies distribution requirement
Prerequisites: one of the following three courses: MUS 228; FMS 220; FMS 321/CIS 321