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.

Computer Requirement

Curriculum Information

Degree Progress Worksheet

Recording Arts Application


Alek Palmersmith

Office: PAC 209
Phone: 898-4055
E-mail: apalmersmith@csuchico.edu