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Music Psychology (MPSY) Classes

Please note that not all courses are offered every semester. This listing is not considered authoritative. Please visit Access.SMU for authoritative course offerings including meeting times, professor, and more.

MPSY 5340: Acoustics of Music
Acoustical foundations of music. Topics covered include basic acoustics, acoustics of musical instruments and voice, room and auditorium acoustics, acoustical principles of sound systems, and psychoacoustics. 3 hours of lecture and one lab period (MPSY 5340 - N10) per week.

MPSY 6341: Music Psychology
Study of the acoustical and psychological aspects of musical behavior, with emphasis on perception of and responses to musical stimuli. Interpretation of the interdependence of psycho-socio-physiological processes in musical behavior, such as musical preference and responses to music. Fall term.

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