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FA 1302   Music Appreciation   FA 1302 (MUS 1306) Music Appreciation (3-0). This course develops music appreciation through an exploration of the relationship between musical symbolic sounds and technological innovations with a focus on instrument construction and musical composition. The course familiarizes students with music technology in a broad array of historical and geographical music environments through readings lectures and hands-on exercises covering the timbres scales rhythms and forms that instruments produce the contexts people play instruments in and the reasons why they play.  
FA 2302   Intro to Digital Design   FA 2302 Intro to Digital Design (3-0). A course in digital-imaging techniques using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. The course will focus on digital image editing and enhancement basic design techniques and image creation.  
FA 3303   Field Studies   FA 3303 Field Studies (3-0). A discussion of subjects such as writing reviews press releases visiting professional public private and non-profit venues interviews with artists and behind the scene looks at museum theaters foundations and studios. Class also includes resume and portfolio development career choices marketing and sales and other areas which are of interest and importance to all visual and performing arts students. (Includes an optional major field trip out of the area. Required for all majors - preferably taken in junior year.)  
FA 3305   Producing the Live Event   FA 3305 Producing the Live Event (3-0). Through projects, case studies, and research, students learn the unique considerations and challenges of live event producing.