May 24, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalogue 
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PHY 220 - The Physics of Music

An introduction to the physical principles underlying music. Study of resonance, the overtone series, and timbre for both acoustic and electronic instruments, as well as psychoacoustics, pitch, and Western and non-Western musical scales. Familiarity with pre-college trigonometry and algebra is presumed.

Credit Hours: 3

Course Repeatability: Course may not be repeated. Maximum Repeatable Hours: 3

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