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College of Arts and Sciences School of Music

Technology and Laptop Requirement

All incoming music majors must take MUS 164, Introduction to Music Technology, in their first year of core courses. MUS 164 is a prerequisite for MUS 351 (second year music theory core).

In order to facilitate student technology needs for these and other classes, all music majors must own a laptop that meets the minimum requirements:

Windows 7 (64-bit) or later
4GB RAM, 20GB hard drive

OR

Mac OS X/macOS (version 10.9 or later)
4GB RAM, 20GB hard drive

Unfortunately, due to certain software required for core music theory courses, computers running ChromeOS or Linux do not currently meet these requirements.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Dr. Scott Blasco
Kimbrough 341
(509) 335-1151
scott.blasco@wsu.edu 

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