A degree in Arts Technology will prepare students to work in a variety of arts, business, and entertainment industries. Students can earn either a BA or BS degree and can choose an area of concentration from the following:

Concentrations within Major

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Audio Engineering & Production
Audio Engineering & Production

Bring together music and technology. Make something powerful.

Live Event Technology
Live Event Technology

Craft the experience through light, sound, and projection in theatres, concerts, or tradeshows.

Video Production
Video Production

Learn production techniques and film theory, which all starts with the skills to tell a good story.

Visual Media
Visual Media

Where design, photography, animation, and the web come together.

 

Career Opportunities

With the skills you will develop in Arts Technology, you will be prepared to do creative work for a variety of industries, and to make your own opportunities in the ever-changing creative economy.

  • Audio Engineer
  • Videographer/editor
  • Concert/exhibition lighting designer
  • Sound reinforcement for performance venues
  • Graphic/Interactive designer
  • Film soundtrack production
  • Audio/video/podcast producer
  • Sound/video director or technician
  • Website and App Designer/Developer
  • Art director for commercial, TV, film, print, web
  • Corporate media specialist
  • Digital and social media marketing
  • Audio production for video
  • Animator
  • Theatrical projection designer
  • Game Designer/Developer
  • .....and many more

Student Work

In courses across the major students are challenged to create projects that use visual communication techniques to solve business and artistic problems.

Performance learning is incorporated in courses through student ventures such as the Blue Connection, Millitrax, Ignite Studios, and Pipe Dreams Studio Theatre. The Center for Entrepreneurship helps support these fine art ventures through the Arts Entrepreneurship Program.

 

Animations
Animations
Designs
Designs
Photography
Photography

News in Arts Technology

Millikin Arts Tech Scovill Sculpture Park
Academic | Arts | Campus
Millikin students' animated films illuminate sculpture park
April 18, 2018, 9:45am
Student creations encompass visual storytelling Millikin University and the Decatur Park District have established a new partnership that highlights the work of Millikin fine arts students...
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Millikin Arts Technology
Academic | Campus | College of Arts & Sciences
Arts Technology students receive ADDY Awards for Creative Excellence
March 9, 2018, 10:15am
Millikin students awarded for artistic creations at 2018 ADDY Awards Millikin University arts technology students Tyler Clemons and Alec Reyes were recognized for their artistic creations...
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Aryana Johnson
AIGA Student Design Conference
February 23, 2018, 10:00am
AIGA Student Design Conference Arts Technology and Design students engaged in performance learning off campus at the AIGA Student Design Conference on February 10. Juniors and seniors in...
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