The Illinois Board of Higher Education, the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology, and the Higher Learning Commission have approved a new bachelor of science degree program in audio production at The Illinois Institute of Art–Schaumburg.
The school will be able to offer the program officially this month. The program will be appropriate for students who are interested in audio for games.
According to a press release, the audio production program’s curriculum will provides students with a solid background in technology, theory, and industry practices, with practical hands-on experience working with recording and live production equipment.
“Students, faculty, and staff are very excited about this addition to our curriculum in the creative arts,” said David Ray, president of the school. “Audio Production is a perfect fit and a wonderful enhancement to what we do.”
The BS degree is a four-year, full-time, intensive study in audio production and technology. Bachelor’s degree candidates must complete courses in electronics, business, ear training, sound for picture, web technologies, and a variety of studio production courses.