Music Technology, Minor

School of Visual, Media and Performing Arts

Program Overview

With a minor in music technology, you will explore your interest in songwriting, composition, or production by learning how to use specifically computer-based tools for the creation and production of music in the 21st century. This minor puts music technology into a liberal arts context, so that the technical skill you gain will also inform your development as a culturally informed critical thinker with solid communication skills.

Music Technology, Minor

Where You'll Go

Declaring a minor allows you to explore other areas of interest and make interdisciplinary connections. A minor in music technology allows you to set yourself apart as a candidate for job opportunities in a variety of professions in the media, arts and culture, and education industries, or any number of related professions.

Minor Details

The program information listed here reflects the approved curriculum for the 2023–24 academic year per the Brooklyn College Bulletin. Bulletins from past academic years can be found here.

Department Requirements (12 Credits)

Study of the computer-based tools for the creation and production of music in the 21st century. Students completing this minor will have a foundation in the skillsets necessary within the discipline of music technology.

Twelve credits selected from the following music courses:

Introduction to Music Technology (Music 3260), Introduction to Electro-Acoustic Music (Music 3261), Electro-Acoustic Music (Music 3262), Techniques for Recording Music (Music 3322), three credits of advanced electives in music (numbered 2000 or higher) selected in consultation with the director or the deputy director.


Contact the Conservatory of Music for information on academic advisers and office hours.

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