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Music & Multimedia Summer 2014 Course Info

Information Session on Thursday, Jan. 30 at 5:00 p.m. at the Bonnie Hurlburt Center, Room 210

Courses are during Summer Sessions I – II

About the Course Sequence:

Take four iPad-based multimedia production courses during the summer, work collaboratively with other students on a local community project, then earn a total of 12 credit hours in summer I and summer II. Keep your day job – classes meet just one day each week!

This is a collaborative effort between RU's Department of Music and the RU School of Communications.


Complete 12 credit hours this summer
No pre-requisites needed to take these courses

Summer I:

COMS 226 Digital Imaging (TU 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)
MUSC 127 Introduction to Computer Music (TU 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.)

Summer II:

COMS 146 Media Performance (TU 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)
MUSC 100 Introduction to Music Literature (TU 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.)


  • You must enroll in all four courses.
  • Receive 12 credit hours after successful completion of both the Summer I and Summer II semesters
  • Develop multimedia skills through comprehensive development of group-based projects using mobile touch-screen devices
  • These courses can count toward core curriculum or electives, as well as elective and/or major course requirements
  • Gain valuable music and video editing experience developing multimedia projects  for the Wilderness Road Museum.
  • Experience and analyze ways in which the visual and performing arts reflect and communicate aspects of the human experience.

Q & A

Q: Do these courses meet on campus or are they online?

A: These courses are classroom based. Classes meet on Tuesdays.

Q: Do I have to take all four courses?

A. Yes

For more details, email Dr. Bruce Mahin at bmahin@radford.edu or Dr. West Bowers at kbowers2@radford.edu

Dec 31, 2099

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