Program Description

As an electronic production and design major, you’ll learn how to use technology to create and produce compositions, sonic design, and instruments. Over eight semesters, while completing the college’s core music curriculum, you’ll gather deep, adaptable knowledge of technologies used to create and manipulate sonic elements. Through working with a diverse community of musicians, faculty, and industry professionals, and using our state of the art technology and recording facilities, you’ll gain real world experience all while earning a bachelor's degree.


Program Details

The student majoring in electronic production and design will master the musical and creative use of electronic music production and sound design tools and technologies. Working in professional-level, 5.1-equipped studios, classroom/labs, and performance spaces, students will study electronic music composition and production, synthesizer programming, sound design techniques for all types of visual media, interactive performance systems, digital signal processing, alternate controllers, game audio design and implementation, software design, audio art and installation design, and more. 

Through classroom emphasis on musicianship, creativity, knowledge of concepts, and technical expertise as well as close interaction with faculty and visiting artists, students will develop a unique aesthetic vision. Instruction emphasizes deep knowledge of technologies used in electronic music and sound design, and styles of musical expression in an effort to develop an individual creative identity. The electronic production and design curriculum also provides a solid foundation for continued learning and effective performance in a profession that is constantly changing and evolving.

 

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Sound Curiosity

Learn how the Electronic Production and Design Department (EPD) puts a premium on sonic experimentation, helping you create new musical ideas for everything from EDM and DJing to production and classical music.

Program at a Glance

 

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