Video Game Scoring Fundamentals
Offered - Fall, Spring
Course number - CW-370
This course provides students a one-semester overview of approaches to scoring for video games. Beginning with a short history of interactive music, the content includes typical game music workflow and approaches to scoring video games. Assignments include scoring projects using different interactive music techniques. Students will be able to describe the history, theory, mechanisms, and basic approaches to writing music for video games. They will be able to write simple to moderate interactive scores using the most commonly used methods in the industry. In addition students will discuss and learn about specific industry issues related to working in this field.
Course Chair: Matthew Nicholl
Prerequisites: CW-361, FS-361, or EP-371; or written approval of course chair.
Required of: None
Electable by: All