(Portfolio Required - Music Majors Only)

A minor in Media Scoring and Production is intended for students who are pursuing majors in other fields within the Frost School of Music. The curriculum in Media Scoring and Production is designed for those students intending to pursue a career as a writer and/or producer, as well as pursuing a graduate degree in Media Writing and Production. Students interested in this minor are required to submit a writing/production portfolio to the program director for approval before declaring the minor. 

Students who are a pursuing the media scoring emphasis will be required to complete 18 credits as MSP 281 Production I and MSP 282 Production II are both required to take MSP 261 Music for Media I. Students must contact the MSP Department Chair to request a prerequisite or corequisite override or substitution.  The Frost Office of Undergraduate Studies requires the completion of the course/ensemble substitution waiver form in order to update the student's degree progress report.  

This minor fulfills the Arts & Humanities Area of Knowledge.  

Curriculum Requirements

Required MSP Minor Courses
MSP 261Media Scoring I: Music for Media3
MSP 281Production I: Recording and Production Techniques3
Choose either a Media Scoring Emphasis or a Production Emphasis9
Media Scoring Emphasis
Choose 9 credits from the following:
Virtual Orchestration
Media Scoring II: Video Game Scoring
Media Scoring III: Film Scoring Foundations
Media Scoring IV: Film Scoring Extensions
Production Emphasis
Choose 9 credits from the following:
Production II: Audio Processing and Critical Listening
Production III: Audio Editing
Production IV : Mixing and Mastering
Total Credit Hours15