BAPS Music Technology Program Overview

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    An overview of the program including course requirements and career paths.

    An interactive look at our music technology facilities as well as a list of our current equipment.

    A sampling of our current and past students work, internships, and employment.


  • This degree does not fall under the purview of NASM. 

    Program Overview

    The Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies: Music Technology degree offers a hands-on practical education of audio, media, live, and music production. The diverse curriculum prepares students for careers in a variety of fields, from recording groups in traditional recording studios, to editing sound effects for video and film, to live sound production with national touring acts.

    Career Options

    • Music Producer
    • Audio Engineer
      • Studio
      • Film
      • Television
      • Video
      • Internet
      • Radio
      • Sports
    • Mastering Engineer
    • Live Sound Engineer
      • Concerts
      • Clubs
      • Theaters
      • Churches
      • Sports

    • Multimedia Producer
    • Multimedia Designer
    • Film/Media Composer
    • Music Technology Sales
    • Music Technology Marketing
    • Educational Music Technology Specialist
    • Music Lab Manager
    • Music Lab Technician
    • Audio/Video Technician
    • Sound Designer
    • Sound Editor
    • Audio Software Programmer
    • Maintenance and Repair Technician
    • Recording Studio Technology Specialist


    This unique degree was designed for students who have a strong passion for music and technology, but may also want to explore and specialize in an alternate subject area in addition to Music Technology. Students in this program are able to pursue a minor in an outside field. This coursework is built into the program design, and can be accomplished in the traditional 4-year undergraduate timeframe. For transfer students, the minor is highly recommended, but not required. Therefore, credits from another program or university can easily be transferred into this program.

    Students interested in the B.A.P.S. Music Technology program often have had experiences playing and performing on an instrument or voice, but those experiences may have been non-traditional or informal in nature. For that reason, an audition is not required to enter this program. Knowledge of music fundamentals is still very important, and those fundamentals are highlighted in specific coursework such a Music Theory and Keyboarding course, and Electronic Composition Workshop.

    View a 4-year plan for B.A. Prof. Studies - Music Technology (PDF)

    Music Technology Courses

    • Introduction to Music Software
    • Production & History of Electronic Music
    • Intro to Audio Electronics and Recording Techniques
    • Intermediate Recording Techniques
    • Advanced Recording Techniques
    • Team Recording
    • Sound Reinforcement Seminar
    • Electronic Composition Workshop
    • Recording Workshop:  Core Program
    • Recording Workshop:  Advanced Program
    • Music Technology Internship
    • Television Production
    • Advanced Television Production
    • Music for Media
    • Music Industry Applied Activities
    • Music Technology Survey
    • Music Law and Business Practices
    • Music Technology Senior Project

    Available University Minors

    • Computer Science
    • Business Marketing
    • Business Management
    • Electronic, Media, and Film
    • Entertainment Technology
    • Film Studies
    • Creative Writing
    • Physics
    • Theatre Studies
    • Worship Ministry
    • Youth Ministry
    • Journalism
    • Philosophy
    • Psychology
    • Political Science
    • Sports Management
    View a list of all available minors. 

    University General Education Courses

    View the complete list of required University General Education courses. 

    Professional Semester

    The Professional Semester is an off-campus experience that occurs in the third year of the Music Technology program. Students spend the first half of the semester at the world-renowned Recording Workshop in Chillicothe, OH. After this invaluable experience, students spend the remainder of the semester completing a Music Technology Internship.


    Capital University also offers the Bachelor of Music in Music Technology degree. This degree requires an audition into the Conservatory of Music on an instrument or voice. The focus of the program combines a strong understanding of audio production fundamentals with a traditional study of music and performance. When it comes to Music Technology, the coursework is identical between the two degrees.