Faculty Profile

Andrew May

Title
Associate Professor
Department
Composition Studies
College
College of Music

    

Education

PhD, University of California at San Diego, 2000.
Major: music composition; Additional areas of concentration in computer music, conducting, improvised music
MFA, California Institute of the Arts, 1994.
Major: music composition and violin performance. Additional areas of concentration in viola, conducting, improvised music
BA, Yale University, 1990.
Major: (summa cum laude), with distinction in music. Primary areas of concentration: composition and violin performance

Current Scheduled Teaching*

MUCP 3180.702, Advanced Composition I, Fall 1 2019
MUCP 3190.702, Advanced Composition II, Fall 1 2019
MUCP 6190.702, Doctoral Composition, Fall 1 2019
MUCP 4195.702, Senior Composition Recital Capstone, Fall 1 2019

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

MUCP 5185.702, Concentration Composition, Spring 2019
MUCP 5190.702, Master's Composition, Spring 2019
MUCP 5180.702, Secondary Composition, Spring 2019 SPOT
MUCP 4080.702, Secondary Composition II, Spring 2019
MUCP 4910.701, Special Problems, Spring 2019
MUCP 5690.001, Topics in Electroacoustic Music, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUCP 3180.702, Advanced Composition I, Fall 2017
MUCP 4180.702, Advanced Composition III, Fall 2017 SPOT
MUCP 5080.700, Composition Seminar, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
MUCP 6190.702, Doctoral Composition, Fall 2017
MUCP 4080.702, Secondary Composition II, Fall 2017
MUCP 5900.702, Special Problems, Fall 2017
MUCP 3190.702, Advanced Composition II, Spring 2017
MUCP 4180.702, Advanced Composition III, Spring 2017
MUCP 5185.702, Concentration Composition, Spring 2017
MUGC 6950.720, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2017
MUCP 5680.001, History and Technology of Electroacoustic Music, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
MUGC 5950.721, Master's Thesis, Spring 2017
MUCP 3180.702, Advanced Composition I, Fall 2016
MUCP 4180.702, Advanced Composition III, Fall 2016
MUCP 5080.700, Composition Seminar, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
MUCP 5185.702, Concentration Composition, Fall 2016
MUGC 6950.712, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2016
MUGC 5950.721, Master's Thesis, Fall 2016
MUCP 4080.702, Secondary Composition II, Fall 2016
MUCP 6190.702, Doctoral Composition, Spring 2016 SPOT
MUGC 6950.720, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2016
MUCP 5190.702, Master's Composition, Spring 2016 SPOT
MUCP 6900.701, Special Problems, Spring 2016
MUCP 6465.001, Topics in Contemporary Music, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
MUCP 5080.700, Composition Seminar, Fall 2015 Syllabus
MUCP 6190.702, Doctoral Composition, Fall 2015 SPOT
MUGC 6950.712, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2015
MUCP 5190.702, Master's Composition, Fall 2015 SPOT
MUCP 5910.702, Special Problems, Fall 2015
MUCP 3190.702, Advanced Composition II, Spring 2015
MUCP 6190.702, Doctoral Composition, Spring 2015
MUGC 6950.720, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2015
MUCP 5190.702, Master's Composition, Spring 2015
MUCP 5180.702, Secondary Composition, Spring 2015
MUCP 4195.702, Senior Composition Recital Capstone, Spring 2015
MUCP 4900.704, Special Problems, Spring 2015
MUCP 5690.001, Topics in Electroacoustic Music, Spring 2015 Syllabus
MUCP 3180.700, Advanced Composition I, Fall 2014
MUCP 3190.702, Advanced Composition II, Fall 2014
MUCP 4180.702, Advanced Composition III, Fall 2014
MUCP 6200.702, Advanced Research in Computer Music, Fall 2014
MUCP 5080.700, Composition Seminar, Fall 2014
MUGC 6950.712, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2014
MUCP 5180.702, Secondary Composition, Fall 2014
MUCP 4080.702, Secondary Composition II, Fall 2014
MUCP 3180.702, Advanced Composition I, Spring 2014
MUCP 6190.702, Doctoral Composition, Spring 2014
MUCP 5190.702, Master's Composition, Spring 2014
MUCP 4080.702, Secondary Composition II, Spring 2014
MUCP 4900.702, Special Problems, Spring 2014
MUCP 4910.701, Special Problems, Spring 2014
MUCP 5690.001, Topics in Electroacoustic Music, Spring 2014
MUCP 4680.001, History and Technology of Electroacoustic Music, Fall 2013
MUCP 5680.001, History and Technology of Electroacoustic Music, Fall 2013
MUCP 5180.702, Secondary Composition, Fall 2013
MUCP 4080.702, Secondary Composition II, Fall 2013
MUCP 5185.702, Concentration Composition, Spring 2013
MUCP 6190.702, Doctoral Composition, Spring 2013
MUCP 5190.702, Master's Composition, Spring 2013
MUCP 4080.702, Secondary Composition II, Spring 2013
MUCP 4195.702, Senior Composition Recital Capstone, Spring 2013
MUCP 4180.702, Advanced Composition III, Fall 2012
MUCP 6200.702, Advanced Research in Computer Music, Fall 2012
MUCP 5185.702, Concentration Composition, Fall 2012
MUGC 6950.704, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2012
MUCP 2180.702, Intermediate Composition I, Fall 2012
MUCP 2190.702, Intermediate Composition II, Fall 2012
MUCP 4080.702, Secondary Composition II, Fall 2012
MUCP 4195.702, Senior Composition Recital Capstone, Fall 2012
MUCP 6200.702, Advanced Research in Computer Music, Spring 2012
MUCP 5185.702, Concentration Composition, Spring 2012
MUGC 6950.704, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2012
MUCP 4080.702, Secondary Composition II, Spring 2012
MUCP 6910.701, Special Problems, Spring 2012
MUCP 4180.702, Advanced Composition III, Spring 2011
MUCP 6190.702, Doctoral Composition, Spring 2011
MUCP 4080.702, Secondary Composition II, Spring 2011
MUCP 4900.703, Special Problems, Spring 2011
MUCP 6465.001, Topics in Contemporary Music, Spring 2011
MUCP 6200.702, Advanced Research in Computer Music, Fall 2010
MUCP 5080.700, Composition Seminar, Fall 2010
MUCP 6190.702, Doctoral Composition, Fall 2010
MUCP 4680.001, History and Technology of Electroacoustic Music, Fall 2010
MUCP 5680.001, History and Technology of Electroacoustic Music, Fall 2010 Syllabus
MUGC 5950.712, Master's Thesis, Fall 2010
MUCP 3180.705, Advanced Composition I, Spring 2010
MUCP 3190.705, Advanced Composition II, Spring 2010
MUCP 6190.705, Doctoral Composition, Spring 2010
MUGC 5950.711, Master's Thesis, Spring 2010
MUCP 4080.705, Secondary Composition II, Spring 2010
MUCP 4190.705, Senior Composition Recital, Spring 2010
MUCP 3190.705, Advanced Composition II, Fall 2009
MUCP 4180.705, Advanced Composition III, Fall 2009
MUGC 5950.712, Master's Thesis, Fall 2009
MUCP 4080.702, Secondary Composition II, Fall 2009
MUCP 5900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2009
MUCP 5910.700, Special Problems, Fall 2009
MUCP 5690.001, Topics in Electroacoustic Music, Fall 2009 Syllabus
MUCP 3190.705, Advanced Composition II, Spring 2009
MUCP 4180.705, Advanced Composition III, Spring 2009
MUCP 5185.705, Concentration Composition, Spring 2009
MUCP 4680.001, History and Technology of Electroacoustic Music, Spring 2009
MUCP 5680.001, History and Technology of Electroacoustic Music, Spring 2009
MUGC 5950.706, Master's Thesis, Spring 2009
MUCP 3180.705, Advanced Composition I, Fall 2008
MUCP 4180.705, Advanced Composition III, Fall 2008
MUGC 6950.715, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2008
MUGC 5950.705, Master's Thesis, Fall 2008
MUCP 4180.705, Advanced Composition III, Spring 2008
MUCP 6200.701, Advanced Computer Music Research, Spring 2008
MUGC 6950.715, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2008
MUCP 4680.001, History and Technology of Electroacoustic Music, Spring 2008
MUCP 5680.001, History and Technology of Electroacoustic Music, Spring 2008
MUCP 5190.705, Master's Composition, Spring 2008
MUGC 5950.701, Master's Thesis, Spring 2008
MUCP 4190.705, Senior Composition Recital, Spring 2008
MUCP 5900.701, Special Problems, Spring 2008
MUCP 5910.702, Special Problems, Spring 2008
MUCP 4180.705, Advanced Composition III, Fall 2007
MUCP 6200.701, Advanced Computer Music Research, Fall 2007
MUGC 6950.707, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2007
MUCP 2180.700, Intermediate Composition I, Fall 2007
MUCP 2190.700, Intermediate Composition II, Fall 2007
MUCP 2190.701, Intermediate Composition II, Fall 2007
MUGC 5950.718, Master's Thesis, Fall 2007
MUCP 2080.700, Secondary Composition I, Fall 2007
MUCP 5900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2007
MUCP 5910.701, Special Problems, Fall 2007
MUCP 5910.703, Special Problems, Fall 2007
MUCP 6910.701, Special Problems, Fall 2007
MUCP 3190.705, Advanced Composition II, Spring 2007
MUCP 6190.705, Doctoral Composition, Spring 2007
MUGC 6950.707, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2007
MUCP 5680.001, History and Technology of Electroacoustic Music, Spring 2007
MUCP 5190.705, Master's Composition, Spring 2007
MUCP 5910.702, Special Problems, Spring 2007
MUCP 4680.001, Topics in Electro acoustic Music, Spring 2007
MUCP 3180.705, Advanced Composition I, Fall 2006
MUCP 4180.705, Advanced Composition III, Fall 2006
MUGC 6950.715, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2006
MUCP 5190.705, Master's Composition, Fall 2006
MUCP 5180.705, Secondary Composition, Fall 2006
MUCP 4080.702, Secondary Composition II, Fall 2006
MUCP 4900.703, Special Problems, Fall 2006
MUCP 6900.705, Special Problems, Fall 2006
MUCP 4180.705, Advanced Composition III, Spring 2006
MUCP 6200.701, Advanced Computer Music Research, Spring 2006
MUCP 6190.705, Doctoral Composition, Spring 2006
MUGC 5950.712, Master's Thesis, Spring 2006
MUCP 5680.001, Seminar in Computer Music Media I, Spring 2006
MUCP 5900.701, Special Problems, Spring 2006
MUCP 5900.702, Special Problems, Spring 2006
MUCP 6900.701, Special Problems, Spring 2006
MUCP 6400.001, Topics in Contemporary Music, Spring 2006
MUCP 4680.001, Topics in Electro acoustic Music, Spring 2006
MUCP 4180.705, Advanced Composition III, Fall 2005
MUCP 6200.701, Advanced Computer Music Research, Fall 2005
MUCP 5190.705, Master's Composition, Fall 2005
MUGC 5950.714, Master's Thesis, Fall 2005
MUCP 5710.001, Real Time Computer Music Systems, Fall 2005
MUCP 4910.702, Special Problems, Fall 2005
MUCP 6900.703, Special Problems, Fall 2005

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

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out of 7
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  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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