In Audio Arts and Acoustics, you'll study sound, the most omnipresent and evocative of sensations, and hearing, the most versatile and intuitive of senses. Choose from Audio Design and Production, Live and Installed Sound, Acoustics, or Music Technology.
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Investigate the science of sound. As an Acoustics major, you’ll study a branch of physics that examines how acoustic waves are generated, transmitted, and modified. You’ll learn how we perceive sounds and how to analyze them. Working closely with a faculty of working professionals and a cohort of your peers, you’ll prepare for a career in architectural acoustics, environmental noise control, sound perception, cognition and communication, or audio signal and vibration analysis.Learn More
Audio is both an art and a science. We’ll train you in both as they relate to the recording, editing, and processing techniques commonly used in all media productions. We emphasize lab-based practice and building versatile, marketable skills for an industry that’s always changing. Our graduates are prepared for careers in music recording, audio post-production, audio for multimedia communications, sound design, and sound art.Learn More
As a Live and Installed Sound major, you’ll learn how to listen critically to live produced sound, the most important skill you can master in this field. We’ll train you to mic and mix just about every genre of music, work with the acoustics of different spaces, and deliver a performer’s message in an authentic, effective way. You’ll become an expert at thinking critically, troubleshooting, and problem solving so you can adapt as the industry changes.Learn More
Don’t just use music technology—create it. In our Bachelor of Arts in Music Technology, you’ll compose music, create new sounds, and design new apps, plug-ins, and cutting-edge technology. Draw on faculty expertise in music composition, programming, and audio technology, and discover the science of audio. Choose from one of the major’s five concentrations to improve yourself as a composer or get the training you need to develop the next generation of music technology.LEARN MORE