Option in Recording Arts

Recording Arts provides a curriculum for students who wish to seek employment in fields combining music and technology. A music major in the Recording Arts Option will take courses in composition with electronic media, audio recording, and basic electronics with electives in audio for video and the music industry. Completion of a BA in this program will offer to a music major enhanced employment opportunities in technical areas; i.e., in the recording industry (recording engineer, director, producer, editor, music coordinator, etc.) and in music synthesis (electronic musical instruments–composition, performance, teaching, retail sales, etc.). Employment opportunities can be further improved by pairing the Option in Recording Arts with the Option in Music Industry or with a minor in an area such as communications.

Curriculum Information

Degree Progress Worksheet


Dann Sargent
Phone: 898-6735
PAC 201

Macintosh Computer Bundle - 2014-2015

Students in the Recording Arts Option are required to purchase a Macintosh Laptop Bundle. This bundle includes software that will be utilized extensively in Recording Arts classes, as well as in theory, aural musicianship, beginning piano, and other MUTA courses. Click here for the informational flyer.

Recording Arts Application

The application period for 2014-2015 is now open and will close on Friday, May 5, 2014.

Admission to the Recording Arts Option is competitive and based on scores received for the supplementary criteria.

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