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Music Production and Recording Arts, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
, NC,
The Bachelor of Science in Music Production & Recording Arts degree is designed for students who wish to study the intersection of music, technology, and liberal arts. This includes songwriting, composing music for film and video games, audio engineering, postproduction, music business, and performing in commercial music genres. 

About

The curriculum creates a solid foundation in both musicianship and technology, with courses such as music theory, aural skills, applied instrument/voice lessons, performance ensembles, the physics of sound, introduction to music technology, critical listening, studio techniques, music business, and postproduction. Students then build upon these experiences by selecting a concentration that best suits their interests and career goals: 

  • Recording Arts, emphasizing live sound production, audio engineering, mixing, etc.; 
  • Music Production, emphasizing songwriting, arranging, music composition, performance in commercial music genres, producing, etc.

The overall philosophy of the Music Production & Recording Arts degree program brings together the rich historical, aesthetic, and theoretical foundations of Classical music with the stylistic and technological implications of modern commercial music production and performance, preparing talented students to be competitive in the market place of the 21st Century, whether it be engaging in a music industry career after graduation or being placed in any of the nation’s top graduate programs in commercial music, music business and/or music technology.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Elon Chorale
  • The Materials Of Music I
  • The Materials Of Music Ii

    English Language Requirements

    You only need to take one of these language tests:

    • Minimum required score:

      80

      The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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    • Minimum required score:

      6.5

      The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    Academic Requirements

    • Completed application and nonrefundable $50 fee
    • Official high school transcript
    • SAT or ACT scores
    • Completed Secondary School Report (included in the application)

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      35319 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 35319 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
    • National

      35319 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 35319 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

    Living costs for Elon

    • 900 - 1400 USD/month
      Living Costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

    Funding

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