May 31, 2020  
Mansfield University 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Mansfield University 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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SCI 1125 - THE SCIENCE OF MUSIC


Provides scientific explanations for the physical basis of sound and music. Topics will include: what comprises music versus noise, the biological interpretation of music, how sounds are made with different instruments, and digital aspects of modern music production and engineering. Explanation will require an introduction to Newton’s laws of motion, wave mechanics and acoustics, and some basic concepts of electricity and circuits. Students will explore these ideas hands on in the lab portion of the course.

General Education Requirement: Approaches to Knowledge - Natural and Physical Sciences



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