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

Dennis Millikin Partnership
Alumni & Friends | College of Fine Arts | Community
Visual Media students design library window artwork
November 23, 2016, 11:45am
Visual Media students design library window artwork The Dennis Lab School Library will have new window artwork thanks to the efforts of Millikin University visual media students. The...
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Millikin Arts Technology
Academic | Arts | College of Fine Arts
Getting Creative
November 17, 2016, 10:45am
Technology continues to be evolving in the fields of audio production and engineering, live entertainment and graphic design. Today, people have to wear multiple hats when it comes to...
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Alex Stevens
Alumni & Friends | College of Fine Arts | Theatre & Dance
Lighting design alum gains professional development opportunity
October 5, 2016, 10:30am
Electronic Theatre Controls (ETC) is providing students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in the fields of lighting design and stage technology an exclusive opportunity for...
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Already considering graduate school? For students who are interested in furthering their knowledge in leadership and management, the Fast Track M.B.A may be the perfect choice. At Millikin University you can earn a BA or BS in Arts Technology and a MBA in just 5 years.