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


Prof. Keith Seppanen
Phone: 898-5500
PAC 209

Macintosh Computer Bundle - 2013-2014

Students in the Recording Arts Option are required to purchase a Macintosh Laptop Bundle. The bundle configuration is now available through the AS Bookstore. This offer is available to all Music Students. 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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