AES Education Directory - Western Region, USA/Canada

Type 4 Courses - Bachelors degree course (e.g. BS, BSc, BA, BMus)

Art Institute of CA San Diego

7650 Mission Valley Rd.
San Diego, CA 92024, United States
Tel: 858 598 1277
Internet: http://www.artinstitutes.edu/san-diego/

Audio Production

Last Updated: 2013-3-20

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Bachelor of Science in Audio Production
Facilities: WSDG studio, Computer labs, Lecture rooms
Exact Duration: 11 quarters
Validating Body: WASC
Contact Person: Joe Godfrey


Art Institute of Seattle

2323 Elliott Ave
Seattle, WA 98121, United States
Tel: 206-448-0900
Fax: 206-269-0274
Internet: http://www.artinstitutes.edu/seattle/media-arts/audio-design-technology-bs-227212.aspx

Audio Production

Last Updated: 2011-3-20

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Bachelor of Science
Facilities: Recording Studios, Computer Labs, DAWS, ProTools, SSL4000G+, ICON
Exact Duration: 3 Years
Emphasis: Studio Recording, Live Sound, Sound for Film, Gaming Audio
Internship/Work Placement: 1 quarter
Validating Body: Northwest Association of Schools and of Colleges and Universities
Contact Person: Steve Barsotti: Academic Director


California Institute of the Arts

24700 McBean Parkway
Valencia, CA 91355, United States
Tel: 661-255-1050
Fax: 661-255-0938
Internet: http://calarts.edu

MTIID Music Technology: Intelligence, Interaction, and Design

Last Updated: 2013-9-17

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Bachelor of Fine Arts
Facilities: 5 main studios for computer music, studio and live recording; plus facilities for sound reinforcement, web design, programming, and in-depth musical studies.
Exact Duration: 4 years
Emphasis: The Music Technology: Interaction, Intelligence & Design (MTIID) program enables students to build strong musical skills while mastering a variety of technologies for the creation of sonic and visual art.
Fee: See website
Validating Body: NASM, WASC
Contact Person: Dr. Ajay Kapur


California Lutheran University

60 West Olsen Rd #4000
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360, United States
Tel: 805-493-3309
Internet: http://www.clunet.edu/digitalmusic

B.A. in music with an emphasis in music technology

Last Updated: Before 2011

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Bachelor of Arts
Facilities: Studio with Pro Tools HD Accel; Digital Music Lab
Exact Duration: 4 years
Validating Body: Western Association of Schools and Colleges
Contact Person: Dr. Mark Spraggins


California State University Dominguez Hills

1100 E. Victoria St.
Carson, CA 90747, United States
Tel: (310) 243-3543
Internet: http://www.csudh.edu

Audio and Multimedia Production

Last Updated: Before 2011

Qualification Awarded on Completion: BA
Facilities: 24-track analog and digital recording studios with fully equipped MIDI studios
Exact Duration: 1 semester
Emphasis: Production techniques for audio and multimedia
Fee: Inquire
Internship/Work Placement: None
Validating Body: NASM
Contact Person: Mark Waldrep

Audio Recording I and II

Last Updated: Before 2011

Qualification Awarded on Completion: BA
Facilities: 24-track analog and digital recording studios with fully equipped MIDI studios
Exact Duration: 2 semesters
Emphasis: Introduction to audio fundamentals, analog recording/digital workstation, and advanced technology
Fee: Inquire
Internship/Work Placement: None
Validating Body: NASM
Contact Person: Mark Waldrep

Digital Media Arts

Last Updated: Before 2011

Qualification Awarded on Completion: B.A. in Digital Media Arts with an option in
Facilities: 24-track analog and digital recording studios with fully equipped MIDI studios
Exact Duration: 2 semesters
Emphasis: N/A
Fee: N/A
Internship/Work Placement: N/A
Validating Body: WASC
Contact Person: Mark Waldrep


California State University, Chico

Department of Music / AES
Chico, CA 95929-0805, United States
Tel: +1 530 591 5645
Internet: http://www.csuchico.edu/aes

Recording Arts

Last Updated: 2013-10-18

Qualification Awarded on Completion: B.A. in Music with option in Recording Arts
Facilities: Modern multi-track recording studios with mobile recording systems, electronic music studio, digital and video editing facilities
Exact Duration: Four years
Emphasis: Integration of the art of music with the technology of recording
Fee: ~$3500/semester
Internship/Work Placement: None
Validating Body: None
Contact Person: Keith Seppanen


Cogswell College

1175 Bordeaux Drive
Sunnyvale, CA 94089, United States
Tel: 800-264-7995
Fax: 408-747-0764
Internet: http://www.cogswell.edu

Bachelor of Science in Digital Audio Technology

Last Updated: Before 2011

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Bachelor of Science
Facilities: Three analog and Pro Tools studio's, two Mac MIDI labs, four PC labs, two Final Cut labs and one video game development lab
Exact Duration: 4 years
Validating Body: WASC
Contact Person: Dr. Tim Duncan


Ex'pression College for Digital Arts

6601 Shellmound Street
Emeryville, CA 94608, United States
Tel: 877-833-8800
Fax: 510-658-3414
Internet: http://www.expression.edu

Bachelor Degree in Sound Arts

Last Updated: 2011-2-26

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Bachelor of Applied Science
Facilities: 110,000 square feet of professional grade studios and equipment
Exact Duration: 2.5 years
Emphasis: Analog and digital recording, sound for film and games, and live sound.
Validating Body: ACCSC
Contact Person: Maresa Danielsen


Loyola Marymount University

1 LMU Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90045, United States
Tel: 310-338-3033
Internet: http://sftv.lmu.edu/programs/reca.htm

Recording Arts

Last Updated: 2011-9-22

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Bachelor of Arts
Facilities: Music Studio, ADR / Foley Studio, Dubbing Studio, Pro-Tools Editing / Mixing Rooms, Production Sound Department, Studio / Equipment Repair Shop
Exact Duration: 4 year
Fee: http://financialaid.lmu.edu/General_Information/Undergraduate_Cost_of_Attendance.htm
Internship/Work Placement: 1 semester
Validating Body: Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Contact Person: Linda Gedemer


Montana State University

P.O. Box 173420
Bozeman, MT 59717-3420, United States
Tel: 406-994-3562
Internet: http://www.montana.edu/musictech

Bachelor of Arts in Music Technology

Last Updated: 2013-9-17

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Bachelor of Arts
Facilities: MONSTER (MONtana State Transmedia and Electronic Realization) Studios, Music Computer Lab, Reynolds Recital Hall/Recording Booth, shared College facilities include Black Box Theater, Non-Linear Editing Lab, and Creative Research Lab
Exact Duration: 4 years
Emphasis: Integration of music composition and audio engineering technology, with an emphasis on interdisciplinary collaboration with visual media
Fee: See http://www.montana.edu/opa/facts/tuition.html
Validating Body: NASM
Contact Person: Jason Bolte


Sonoma State University

1801 East Cotati Ave
Rohnert Park, CA 94928, United States
Tel: 707-664-2324
Internet: http://www.sonoma.edu/depts/performingarts/music/musicmajor/recordingarts.htm

Recording Arts Minor

Last Updated: 2013-1-16

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Bachelor Of Arts in Music or Communication Studies with a minor concentration in recording arts
Facilities: 2 Digital recording studios
Exact Duration: 5 semesters of coursework in recording
Emphasis: Recording 1-4, Studio Musicianship, Music Business, Midi, internship
Fee: $2400/year avg.
Internship/Work Placement: N/A
Validating Body: Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges, National Association of Schools of Music, COPLAC
Contact Person: Warren Dennis Kahn


University of Colorado Denver

1150 10th Street, Campus Box 162
Denver, CO 80217, United States
Tel: 303-556-2279
Fax: 303-556-2335
Internet: http://ucdenver.edu/academics/colleges/CAM/programs/meis/Pages/recordingarts.aspx

B.S. Music - Emphasis in Recording Arts

Last Updated: 2010-9-13

Qualification Awarded on Completion: B.S. Music
Facilities: Pro Tools, Neve Portico console, 5 control rooms/studios and computer labs
Exact Duration: 4 years
Internship/Work Placement: Career Center placement
Validating Body: NASM
Contact Person: Prof. David J. Bondelevitch


University of Lethbridge

4401 University Drive
Lethbridge, AB T1K 3M4, Canada
Tel: 403 317 5066
Fax: 403 382 7127
Internet: http://www.digitalaudioarts.ca

Digital Audio Arts

Last Updated: Before 2011

Qualification Awarded on Completion: B. Mus. (Digital Audio Arts)
Facilities: 30 Workstation M-Lab; surround sound ProTools Control 24 Audio Research Lab; Studio One-SSL Duality, Surround Sound with professional DSP processing, microphones, preamps, and mastering equipment.
Exact Duration: 4 Years
Emphasis: Inro and Advanced Audio Production, Live Audio Capture, Film/Video Composition, Engineering, Electro-Acoustic Composition, Data Structures and Algorithms, Electronic Ensemble, History and Theory to mention a few.
Fee: app. 5,000 per year (Scholarships Availabe)
Internship/Work Placement: Visit: digitalaudioarts.ca
Validating Body: University Degree
Contact Person: Chris Morris


University of Oregon

1225 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1225, United States
Tel: (541) 346-3761
Fax: (541) 346-0723
Internet: http://music.uoregon.edu

Music, Technology Option

Last Updated: Before 2011

Qualification Awarded on Completion: B.Sc.


University of Southern California

School of Music, MUS 416
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0851, United States
Tel: +1 213 740 3224
Fax: +1 213 740 3217

Music Industry

Last Updated: Before 2011

Qualification Awarded on Completion: B.S.
Facilities: SSL, Studer, Mitsubishi recording studio; complete electronic music studio with 24-track recording
Exact Duration: 4 years
Emphasis: All aspects of the music business
Fee: $585/unit
Validating Body: NASM
Contact Person: Richard McIlvery

Music Recording

Last Updated: Before 2011

Qualification Awarded on Completion: B.S. , B.Mus.
Facilities: SSL, Studer, Mitsubishi recording studio; complete electronic music studio with 24-track recording
Exact Duration: 4 years
Emphasis: Music performance, theory, and technology
Fee: $585/unit
Validating Body: NASM
Contact Person: Richard McIlvery



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