Undergraduate Program - Music Technology

Undergraduate Program - Music Technology

A Liberal Arts Education with Specialized Study in Music Technology

Degree:
Bachelor of Music in Music Technology

Format:
Full-time

Credits:
128

Start Date:
Fall or Spring semester

Application Deadline:
November 1 (Early Decision 1)
January 1 (Regular Decision and Early Decision 2)
March 1 (Internal Transfer Applications)
April 1 (Transfer Applications)
Spring: October 1

In this bachelor of music program, you'll receive a solid education in music, music technology, and the liberal arts. You will study with industry leaders and have the opportunity to intern at major recording studios and media companies in the capital of the music industry. Graduates are prepared for careers in fields like sound engineering, post-production, electronic music, software development, and multimedia.

What you'll learn
  • Recording and post-production techniques
  • Computer/ electronic music synthesis
  • Musical acoustics
  • Digital and analog electronics
  • Music theory and history
  • Aural comprehension
  • Keyboard harmony and improvisation
  • Electronics and recording technology

See the curriculum and requirements for this degree. 

How you'll learn 

A Full Liberal Arts Education with Specialized Music Technology Studies 
To complete your bachelor's degree, you will complete a range of liberal arts core courses, as well as core music classes in music history, music theory, aural comprehension, and keyboard harmony and improvisation. You will also take music technology courses such as recording technology, audio for video, and electronic technology. You will have the opportunity to study in Paris at the Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique (IRCAM). See a sample course sequence.

Hands-On Learning Opportunities
You'll have the opportunity to intern at major New York City recording studios, media companies, and performance venues such as Sony Music, Radio City Music Hall, Birdland, and the Metropolitan Opera. Internships have often led to permanent employment opportunities. 

For more information about this BM program, please contact

music.technology@nyu.edu
Music Technology Info Request Form