Kent State Stark offers a complete four-year curriculum in music technology.
This program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.
The degree is only offered at Kent State Stark.
Bachelor of Science in Music TechnologyStudents concentrate on courses in music production and audio recording using industry-standard technology. Students take classes and work in five on-campus recording and music production facilities, as well as at Kopperhead recording studio in North Canton. The development of strong musicianship is also an important aspect of the curriculum. Students are required to study instrumental or vocal performance, music theory, and music history, including world music, to provide a well-rounded education in preparation for successful careers in the music industry.
Kent State University at Stark has educational partnerships with leading music software companies including McDSP, maker of professional grade audio plug-ins, and Rational Acoustics, maker of the industry-standard Smaart® software for realtime sound measurement in acoustic applications.
- B.S. Music Technology - Audio Recording
- B.S. Music Technology - Music Production
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Music Technology Minors at Kent State Stark
Students can complete all requirements for the following minors at Kent State Stark.
- Audio Recording
The audio recording minor is designed to give students a strong foundation in the rapidly developing field of audio recording technologies. Couples with courses in music, the minor provides students with the necessary tools to be successful in studio equipment, techniques and standards.
- Music Technology/Production
The music technology minor is designed to give students a strong foundation in the rapidly developing field of music production and audio recording technologies. Coupled with courses in applied music, the minor provides students with the necessary tools to be successful in studio equipment, techniques and standards.