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 and web designer
  • Film soundtrack production
  • Audio/video/podcast producer
  • Sound/video director or technician
  • Art director for commercial, TV, film, print
  • Corporate media specialist
  • Digital and social media marketing
  • Audio production for video
  • Motion-Graphic designer
  • Animator Theatrical projection designer
  • .....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.



News in Arts Technology

College of Fine Arts
Arts Tech Expo
January 17, 2018, 1:15pm
Arts Tech Expo On December 7, 2017, the Arts Technology Department finished the semester by celebrating student artwork and ventures that integrate business, technology, and creativity....
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Johnny Power
Arts | College of Fine Arts
Faculty Spotlight: Johnny Power
November 30, 2017, 11:15am
​Arts@Millikin: How long have you been at Millikin, and what is your title? Johnny Power: I have been an adjunct professor of art for the past five years. AAM: What appealed to you about...
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Arts Technology
Academic | Admissions | Arts
Millikin University recognized for Creative Arts Scholarship Aid
November 14, 2017, 2:30pm
Student Loan Report ranks colleges for creative arts scholarships awarded Millikin University has been recognized by Student Loan Report as one of the top 150 private colleges that offer...
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