Music Technology - B.S.
|COLLEGE:||College of the Arts
Fine Arts Building Room 118B
North Canton, OH 44720
Tel: (330) 244-3359
|DESCRIPTION:||The Bachelor of Science in Music Technology is offered on the stark campus and consists of two concentrations: Audio Recording and Music Production.
Audio Recording majors learn advanced audio recording techniques.
Music Production majors learn how to use technology to realize creative work such as: original music, arranging and production.
The development of music technology has had an enormous impact on the music industry. There are many career opportunities for talented musicians in music technology. Skilled musicians can apply formal training to recording careers, studio performance, arranging or producing and live performances. Opportunities are also available in non-traditional, contemporary popular music venues, the movie industry, television, multi-media events, and music for advertising as well as traditional performing arts venues. The growth of music technology has made knowledge and experience in this area a necessity for all students preparing for a career in any area of the music industry. To compete effectively in the contemporary music world, one must possess a strong traditional music background, plus the technical expertise required to make the most of a rapidly changing and developing technology.
||Majors are prepared for careers in:
|A successful audition on the student's primary instrument and completion of theory and keyboard placement tests.
|Minimum 121 total credit hours, minimum 39 upper-division hours. Minimum 2.00 cumulative GPA and a 2.50 GPA in the major. Minimum eight semesters of major ensemble courses and six semesters of applied studio musicianship and applied music courses. Students are required to attend a minimum four-year total of 84 concerts or recitals.
||Music Technology Portfolio
MUS 40092 Music Technology Internship
Applied Music Performance Requirement
Applied Music or Studio Musicianship 46000 Performance Requirement
|STUDY ABROAD/AWAY OPPORTUNITIES:||There are many Study Abroad/Away Opportunities, for more information contact the Office of Global Education.|
|ACCREDITATION:||National Association of Schools of Music