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Music Technology

Program Description

If you’re interested in music production and engineering, considering studying Music Technology. Music technology includes any device, mechanism, machine, or tool that is used to make or perform music. As a student of this program at the U, you will learn the theoretical knowledge and technical skills needed to help you employ technology in your work as a musician or related profession. The U’s School of Music is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), ensuring that you will receive the top-notch education you need to excel in your field. The program consists of music technology courses offered by the School of Music and music-related electives from scientific fields. Example offerings include computer science and programming, computers and the arts, and the physics of audio and video.

Meet with a College of Fine Arts Academic Advisor for more information and to declare.

Academic and Career Opportunities

An excellent resource available to all music students is the McKay Music Library, which holds recordings, software, and scores and sheet music you can use as aids in your studies. If you want to get involved and meet fellow peers, consider joining the Student Advisory Committee or the Music Society. Upon graduation, use the technical and hands-on skills you gained to complement those learned in your major, pursuing work as an engineer, music producer, or educator.

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Exploratory Classes

  • MUSC 1460 - Intro to Music Theory (or appropriate theory level)

Last Updated: 5/22/24