The Music Technology Concentration (MUTE) is designed to provide a structured and comprehensive education as it applies to the arts and music. The use of appropriate software and hardware packages is employed which meet professional and industry standards. It covers essentials such as computer arranging and composition, computer notation and sequencing, multimedia production, and recording. Students are required to take music theory and history to develop a broad background in the understanding of music styles and genres. All must complete a course directed at the business of music to gain understanding of legal aspects employed in live and electronic music. A senior project is required to complete the concentration. In addition to the 27 credit hours of the MUTE, students must successfully complete 93 credit hours of general education and fine art requirements.
Students can also have a minor in MUTE, which provides 19 credit hours of preparation. The senior project is part of the minor.
The curriculum objectives are: