University of California - Santa Barbara

College of Letters and Science

Media Arts and Technology Program


University of California,

Santa Barbara, CA 93106

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Media Arts and Technology Program

Format: Campus

Program Description:

  • The Multimedia Engineering emphasis is intended for creative engineers and computer scientists seeking a comprehensive program in multimedia software design and implementation. Students will learn several programming languages and software libraries, and be involved in the development of large-scale software systems.
  • The Electronic Music and Sound Design emphasis focuses on contemporary electronic music composition or sound design and digital audio engineering. It is intended for technically-inclined musicians.
  • The Visual and Spatial Arts emphasis is intended for technically-inclined students with an interest in the visual and performing arts. Courses will include training in the history of art and computing, video and installation art, dynamic web design, and intermedia production.


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize Suburb

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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