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Undergraduate Program

Minor and Cluster Requirements

Minor

The AME minor consists of 18-20 credit hours of study in AME and closely related fields.

Basic Requirement

All students declaring a minor in AME must complete the following course:

AME 140: Introduction to Audio and Music Engineering

AME Minor Tracks

Students must then choose one of the following AME minor tracks and corresponding course sequences.

Recording and Sound Design (20 Credits Total)
AME 140: Introduction to Audio and Music Engineering
AME 191: The Art and Technology of Recording
AME 192: Critical Listening for Audio Production
AME 193: Sound Design
One additional track course

Audio Signal Processing (18 Credits Total)
AME 140: Introduction to Audio and Music Engineering
AME 141: Fundamentals of Digital Audio
ECE 241: Signals
AME 272: Audio Signal Processing
AME 294: Audio DSP Portfolio (2 credits)

Audio Electronics (18 Credits Total)
AME 140: Introduction to Audio and Music Engineering
ECE 141: Fundamentals of Digital Audio
ECE 113: Circuits and Signals
AME 223: Audio Electronics
AME 295: Audio Electronics Portfolio (2 credits)

Audio Computing and Software Design (20 Credits Total)
AME 140: Introduction to Audio and Music Engineering
ECE 141: Fundamentals of Digital Audio
ECE 114: Introduction to Computers and Programming (or CSC 171)
AME 262: Audio Software Design
AME 263: Computational Models of Music or AME 264: Audio Software Design II

Musical Acoustics (18 Credits Total)
AME 140: Introduction to Audio and Music Engineering
AME 191: The Art and Technology of Recording
AME 233: Musical Acoustics
AME 292: Acoustics Portfolio (2 credits)
One additional track course

Additional Track Courses
Acceptable MUSC Classes:
MUSC 101: Elements of Music
MUSC 110: Introduction to Music Theory
MUSC 111: Theory I
MUSC 112: Theory II
MUSC 201: Basic Jazz Theory and Improvisation I
MUSC 202: Jazz Theory and Improvisation II
MUSC 211: Theory III
MUSC 212: Theory IV
MUSC 234: Musical Analysis: The Beatles

Students may also use an equivalent course offered at the Eastman School of Music to meet this requirement.

If a student wishes to make course substitutions in any of the above tracks, they should contact the AME program advisor to seek approval prior to taking any alternative classes.