Music and Media Communications II

Course Description

Music and Media Communications II builds upon the foundational music and technology skills taught in the Music and Media Communications I survey course and provides opportunities for students to apply and synthesize knowledge and skills through relevant, real-world projects. Students will explore in depth music-related technical professions and components of media production, including commercial career pathways in advertising, marketing, entertainment, and game design. The course provides hands-on, experiential learning in music, including composition, performance, recording, and production, integrated with instruction focused on technology applications, media literacy, and 21st century skills. A key focus of the course is on collaborative design and production of musical products and the function of participatory media in contemporary musical contexts. Students will document their work in the course in a professional-level digital portfolio.

PEIMS Code: 03156500
Abbreviation: MUSSMCOM2