Media Arts - Audio and Recording Technology
Degrees and Programs
The audio and recording technology concentration is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in the audio engineering field. As a student in this concentration, you will benefit from experience using professional equipment such as Avid, Sony, Apple, MOTU, Yamaha, Toft and Alesis in studio and live sound environments. Professional facilities include two fully-equipped control rooms, four private workstation rooms, a concert stage, and two sound studios. Interest and ability in music, math, science, and physics are brought together in the field of audio and recording. New technologies and the ever-changing music and sound industry have created a diversity of job opportunities for trained audio and recording technicians.
Career opportunities in the recording industry include employment with radio and television broadcasting companies, theaters, motion picture companies, recording studios, touring bands and other music companies. Positions include recording engineer, TV sound engineer, concert sound reinforcement, theater sound design and operation, sound equipment sales, movie sound engineer, corporate sound, and sound system installation.