music technology minor



You are a listener. You dream of leading choirs, conducting orchestras, teaching students, or composing your own works. Learn music theory, aural skills, arranging, music technology and more. A like-minded group of faculty, students, and staff with a shared passion for all aspects of music, Winthrop’s Department of Music provides supportive mentoring to foster your development as a musician and to prepare you for a career in music. Winthrop offers four undergraduate and three graduate music degree programs, including a Bachelor of Arts degree in music with a concentration in music technology. Courses cover fundamentals of music technology, audio recording/post-production, synthesis/signal processing, and audio for visual media. 



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The Music Technology minor is an 16-hour program.

Our music programs are accredited nationally by the National Association of Schools of Music (since 1940), the National Council on Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).

Prepare for an exciting career in the music industry by studying music technology, recording and audio production, sound and visual media, music business and entrepeneurship, and more.



Our theatre faculty is dedicated to developing relationships with each of our students. Nearly 95 percent of the full-time music faculty hold the highest degree possible in their teaching specialty and perform professionally outside of the university and across the region.

required courses:

The minor in Music Technology consists of 16 hours of course work:

  • MUTC 201 (3) Foundations of Music Technology

  • MUTC 202 (3) Recording and Audio Production

  • MUTC 301 (3) Sound Synth & Signal Process

  • MUTC 302 (3) Sound Design and Digital Media 

  • MUTC 401 (2) Music Technology Practicum-Capstone Project

  • MUST 301 (2) Music Business and Entrepreneurship 

Potential candidates must demonstrate a basic knowledge of music reading by passing the Music Theory Placement Examination. If the examination is not passed, the student must enroll and pass MUST 101 (Basic Musicianship) and MUST 103 (Basic Aural Skills). MUST 298 is strongly recommended.

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