Education & Career

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


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 & Theatre / AES
Chico, CA 95929-0805, United States
Tel: 1-530-898-5152
Internet: http://https://www.csuchico.edu/muta/programs/ba-music/recording-arts.shtml

Recording Arts

Last Updated: 2022-11-11

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
Internship/Work Placement: None
Validating Body: None
Contact Person: Dann Sargent


California State University, Monterey Bay

100 Campus Center
Seaside, CA 93955, United States
Tel: (831) 582-4085
Internet: http://https://csumb.edu/mpa

Recording Technology

Last Updated: 2022-2-12

Qualification Awarded on Completion: B.A. in Music
Facilities: https://csumb.edu/mpa/mpa-recording-studios
Exact Duration: Four-year degree; recording-technology-specific coursework typically takes a minimum of two years
Fee: https://catalog.csumb.edu/content.php?catoid=7&navoid=374
Validating Body: CSU Monterey Bay is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).
Contact Person: Lanier Sammons


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: 2016-1-6

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: Kurt Daugherty


Montana State University

P.O. Box 173420
Bozeman, MT 59717-3420, United States
Tel: 406-994-5766
Internet: http://www.montana.edu/music/musictech

Bachelor of Arts in Music Technology

Last Updated: 2017-11-15

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Bachelor of Arts
Facilities: MonSTER (Montana State Transmedia and Electroacoustic Realization) Studios: A (Stereo Analog Studio - Audient ASP8024), NU (8.1 Digital Studio - Yamaha Nuage), B, C, D (Stereo Digital Studios), and a Twelve-station computer lab.
Exact Duration: 4 years
Emphasis: Integration of music composition and audio engineering technology, with an emphasis on interdisciplinary collaboration.
Fee: See http://www.montana.edu/opa/facts/tuition.html
Validating Body: NASM
Contact Person: Dr. Jason Bolte


SALA DE AUDIO & CENTRO DE EDUCACIÓN TECNOLÓGICA Y ARTE

DINAMARCA 83,
COLONIA JUAREZ, NM 06600, Mexico
Tel: 5545404994
Fax: 525 52544406
Internet: http://www.saladeaudio.com.mx

INGENIERÍA EN AUDIO PARA CINE Y TELEVISIÓN

Last Updated: 2021-6-6

Qualification Awarded on Completion: AUDIO ENGINEERING IN AUDIO FOR FILM
Facilities: 2700 m2 , RECORDING STUDIOS, AUDIO LABSLABS
Exact Duration: 3 YEAR
Emphasis: INGENIERÍA EN AUDIO PARA CINE Y TV
Validating Body: RVOE SEP 20190458, 20190459, 20190460
Contact Person: SALVADOR TERCERO

INGENIERÍA EN AUDIO PARA PRODUCCIÓN MUSICAL

Last Updated: 2021-6-6

Qualification Awarded on Completion: MUSIC PRODUCTION AUDIO ENGINEERING BACHELOR DEGREE
Facilities: 2700 m2 , RECORDING STUDIOS, AUDIO LABSLABS
Exact Duration: 3 YEAR
Validating Body: RVOE SEP 20190458, 20190459, 20190460
Contact Person: SALVADOR TERCERO

INGENIERÍA EN AUDIO PARA REFUERZO SONORO

Last Updated: 2021-6-6

Qualification Awarded on Completion: SOUND REINFORCEMENT AUDIO ENGINEERING BACHELOR DEGREE
Facilities: 2700 m2 , RECORDING STUDIOS, AUDIO LABSLABS
Exact Duration: 3 YEAR
Emphasis: INGENIERÍA EN AUDIO PARA REFUERZO SONORO
Contact Person: SALVADOR TERCERO

INGENIERÍA EN AUDIO PROFESIONAL

Last Updated: 2021-6-6

Qualification Awarded on Completion: BACHELOR DEGREE IN PROFESSIONAL AUDIO
Facilities: RECORDING STUDIOS, LABS
Exact Duration: 3 YEAR
Emphasis: INGENIERÍA EN AUDIO
Validating Body: RVOE SEP 20190458, 20190459, 20190460
Contact Person: SALVADOR TERCERO


San Francisco State University

1600 Holloway
San Francisco, CA 94132, United States
Tel: 415 338 1787
Internet: http://https://beca.sfsu.edu/

Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts (BECA)

Last Updated: 2020-7-19

Qualification Awarded on Completion: BA - Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts; MA Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts
Facilities: Extensive. New Building in Spring 2021. See Website for Details
Exact Duration: 4 year BA (may transfer 2 years from a Community College); 2 Year MA
Fee: https://future.sfsu.edu/tuition-aid
Contact Person: Scott Patterson


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: 2015-6-13

Qualification Awarded on Completion: B.S. Music
Facilities: Pro Tools, SSL console, Avid S3 concole, Avid Artist Series 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 Silicon Valley

191 Baypointe Pkwy.
San Jose, CA 95134, United States
Tel: (408) 498-5100
Fax: (408) 498-5100
Internet: http://www.usv.edu

Bachelor of Science in Audio and Music Technology

Last Updated: 2020-10-4

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Bachelor of Science in Audio and Music Production
Facilities: Two analog recording/mixing studios, one surround mixing studio, one electronic music production studio, two Mac MIDI labs, four PC labs, two audiovisual editing labs and one game audio development lab
Exact Duration: 4 years
Validating Body: WASC
Contact Person: Julius Dobos


Whitman College

345 Boyer Ave
Walla Walla, WA 99362, United States
Tel: (509) 527-5111
Internet: http://https://www.whitman.edu

Music: Music Technology and Production Track

Last Updated: 2022-6-11

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Bachelor of Arts
Facilities: Music Technology Lab, Dante-enabled studio & halls
Exact Duration: 4 years
Contact Person: Michael Simon



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