The music production option allows the student to concentrate on the most current music production and performance technologies. This includes learning musical practice that considers the studio an instrument for creative expression in functional and commercial idioms. It also includes the study of how musical output functions as a commodity, embedded in a web of cultural competition. And, it includes digital music making and theatrical performance technology to inform the student of the cross-currents of our post-media age.
History and theory requirement are tailored to this discipline and provide students with foundations in European music, popular music, jazz and American music, as well as experimental music, sound design and sound art.