B.F.A. in sound design

Available at:  
- Savannah

Foundation studies: 30 hours

  • DSGN 100 Design I: Elements and Organization
  • DSGN 101 Color: Theory and Application
  • DSGN 102 Design II: 3-D Form in Space
  • DSGN 204 Design III: Time
  • — Studio elective
  • — Studio elective

General education: 60 hours

  • ARTH 100 Survey of Western Art I
  • ARTH 110 Survey of Western Art II
  • CINE 275 History of Cinema
  • CMPA 100 Survey of Computer Art Applications*
  • CMPA 110 Advanced Survey of Computer Art Applications*
  • COMM 105 Speaking of Ideas
  • ENGL 123 Composition
  • ENGL 142 Foundations of Story
  • LIBA 288 Media Literacy Theory
  • — ARLH or ARTH elective
  • — General education elective†
  • — Mathematics/natural sciences elective†
  • — Social/behavioral sciences elective†

Major curriculum: 80 hours

  • CLC 580 Collaboration‡
  • SNDS 101 Sound for Film and Television§
  • SNDS 102 Sound for Animation and Games§
  • SNDS 110 Fundamentals of Audio
  • SNDS 125 Sound in Media
  • SNDS 203 Field Sound Effects Recording
  • SNDS 206 Production Audio
  • SNDS 212 Music for Media
  • SNDS 223 Sound Editing
  • SNDS 308 Sound Art#
  • SNDS 309 Modular Synthesis#
  • SNDS 312 ADR and Voice-over
  • SNDS 313 Dialogue Editing
  • SNDS 322 Foley Production Techniques
  • SNDS 403 Sound Design Collaboration
  • SNDS 409 Game Audio Design
  • SNDS 419 Stereo Mixing¶
  • SNDS 429 Multi-channel Mixing¶
  • SNDS 440 Sound Supervision
  • — ANIM, CHAR, CINE, DANC, DWRI, FILM, ITGM, MOME, MUST, PERF, PREV, PROD, SNDS, SOEA, TECH, TELE, THED or VSFX elective‡

Additional electives: 10 hours

  • — Free elective
  • — Free elective

Total course of study: 180 hours

* Choose one of these two courses.
† Consult the general education and mathematics competency requirements.
‡ Choose one course.
§ Choose one of these two courses.
# Choose one of these two courses.
¶ Choose one of these two courses.
Consult your faculty adviser in selecting elective courses.
Course numbers and titles are subject to change.