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Thursday, October 4, 2018

Curricular Items

Posted: Thursday, October 4, 2018

Curricular Items

The following have been received in the College Senate Office and forwarded to the College Senate Curriculum Committee for fall 2018 review:

Program Revision:
B.S. Didactic Program in Nutrition and Dietetics BS-DPND HND

New Courses:
DMP 200 Technical Listening I. Practicing technical listening skills essential to applying recording techniques and signal processors in professional audio productions. Students learn to identify bands of the audible frequency spectrum, their sonic characteristics, and their influence on recordings of various instruments. Offered fall semester only.

DMP 201 Technical Listening II. Prerequisite: DMP 200. Continuation of DMP 200. Further practice of technical listening skills essential to the application of recording techniques and signal processors in professional audio productions. Focus on the effects of dynamics and data compression, as well as detailed frequency band recognition. Offered spring semester only.

DMP 250 Introduction to MIDI and Digital Audio. Introduction to fundamental concepts in digital music production central to the use of MIDI and digital audio through hands-on exploration of basic electronic music hardware and audio software applications. Offered fall semester only.

DMP 333 Theory and Analysis of Popular Music II. Prerequisite: MUS 332. Theory and analysis of compositional strategies, musical styles, and aesthetic trends rooted in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Western art music, learned through the study of their influence and the examination of their application in tonal and modal popular music and jazz repertoire. Offered fall semester only.

DMP 361 Interactive Synthesizer Orchestra. Prerequisite: DMP 352 or instructor permission. Performance of a wide-ranging electronic music repertoire in an interactive ensemble setting using exclusively analog and digital hardware synthesizers. Offered every semester.

DMP 430 Game Audio. Prerequisite: DMP 352. Design and creation of audio and music for video games, gaming applications, and interactive media; exploration of audio gaming engines in adaptive and generative music systems. Offered fall semester only.

DMP 432 Live Sound. Prerequisite: DMP 341. Advanced course in live sound reinforcement and system design and optimization, based on the physical parameters of the performance venue. Creative technical strategies to enhance musical performance in live venues. Offered spring semester only.

Course Revision:
NFS 280 Introduction to Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Prerequisite: NFS 102. Introduction to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), integrative and functional medicine, CAM modalities that include mind-body medicine, naturopathy of herbs and dietary supplements, and physical medicine for prevention of chronic diseases. Review of the regulatory and legal policies on the use of CAM therapies and products. Offered occasionally starting fall 2019.