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Musical Technology


The physical principles of sound, light, and electricity are developed and explored in order to understand their application in such technologies as digital audio recording and reproduction, synthesis of musical instruments, CDs, MP3s, personal audio players, lasers, and room acoustics. No laboratory.

Students entering 2012 and after: satisfies the Liberal Studies distribution requirement.
Student entering before 2012: counted toward the fulfillment of the Natural Science and Mathematics distribution requirement.


Designed for non-science majors.