Bachelor of Science in Music Technology
Study contemporary recording arts, digital audio, and scoring for film and video games with the Bachelor of Science (BS) in Music Technology in Temple’s Boyer College of Music and Dance. This 124-credit undergraduate degree is ideal for those students who are interested in all aspects of audio and sound recording, scoring, sound synthesis, and more. The Music Technology BS prepares students for the music industry’s many fields, including film, live events, music, television and video games.
As a Music Technology major, you'll gain a solid foundation in all aspects of music technology, which include scoring for games, multimedia projects, sound recording and editing, analog and digital sound synthesis. Technology courses investigate the fundamentals of
- analog and modular synthesizers;
- musical applications;
- scoring for digital media, film and video games; and
- recording and editing.
Later in your studies, you’ll be able to focus on your particular interests and specialize your degree within the discipline. Elective courses in many areas of study allow you to further explore your interests. The Music Studies Department is small, and faculty members mentor and guide you throughout your time in the Music Technology BS program and with career opportunities after graduation.
Collaborate on your creative projects solo or with fellow classmates in Temple’s state-of the-art facilities, including a fully equipped music recording, editing and mixing rooms, all with surround sound. Learn more about the university’s audio and recording facilities.
Classes & Curriculum
In this academic degree program, some of your courses will include
- Analog and Modular Sound Synthesis;
- Scoring for Film and Digital Media;
- Scoring and Audio Design for Video Games; and
- Sound Recording.