Computer Science & Music


What is Computer Science & Music?

Computer Science and Music was created for students interested in pursuing a career in music technology, music composition, or audio technology. This degree will prepare you for the changing music production industry. You’ll take courses in music theory, musicianship, computer science, and math, and more. This major will prepare you to challenge the status quo in music composition and explore new avenues of expression. You must submit a portfolio and pass an audition before being accepted into this program.

Career Options

  • Arrangement
  • Arts administration
  • Equipment technology
  • Composition
  • Conducting
  • Instrument services
  • Music editing
  • Music engineering & mixing
  • Music performance
  • Music promotion
  • Music publishing
  • Music recording
  • Research
  • Teaching

Post-Graduation Success1

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Academic Profile Middle 50% 2

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Annual Program Costs

Illinois Resident

  • Tuition: $17,040
  • Fees: $4,174
  • Expenses3: $15,180
  • Total: $36,394


  • Tuition: $34,182
  • Fees: $4,174
  • Expenses3: $15,520
  • Total: $53,876


  • Tuition: $39,400
  • Fees: $4,174
  • Expenses3: $15,520
  • Total: $59,094