The Department of Musicology of the Faculty of Fine Arts (founded in 1975) (then called ‘Musiki Bolumu’) attempted to start teaching “tonmeister” education the following year, but due to the unfavorable conditions of the day, the education couldn’t start until 16 years later on 22.04.1991. Under the name “Electro-Acoustic Audio Techniques”, education started as an ‘option’ in the department of mu sico logy. The structure of the “option” first changed in 1996 and took the name “Music Technology Program “, then a major change happened in 2007 and the option became a bachelors program and beca me “The Department of Music Technology”. The department has 5 fa culty members (2 professors, 2 assistant professors, 1 instructor), 1 professional audio re cording studio (Prof. Dr. Gultekin Oransay Audio Re co rding Studio), 1 analog studio,1 computer and 1 electronics lab.
Be side the 4 year bachelors education, students fulfil! internships in recording studios, radio-tv studios, arrangem ent and jingle studios, production co mpanie s, concert sound companies and acoustical design firm s. Graduates have potential business opportunities in radio and television companies, concert halls, production companies, music and acoustic design companies.