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: 55 hours

  • ARTH 100 Survey of Western Art I
  • ARTH 110 Survey of Western Art II
  • ARTH 207 20th-century Art
  • CMPA 100 Survey of Computer Art Applications *
  • CMPA 110 Advanced Survey of Computer Art Applications *
  • COMM 105 Speaking of Ideas
  • ENGL 123 Composition
  • — ARLH or ARTH elective
  • — ARLH or ARTH elective
  • — General education elective†
  • — Mathematics/natural sciences elective†
  • — Social/behavioral sciences elective†

Major curriculum: 85 hours

  • FILM 100 Introduction to Film and Video Production
  • FILM 224 Survey of Film
  • MUSC 140 Music Theory
  • SNDS 100 Sound Synthesis
  • SNDS 105 Desktop Audio
  • SNDS 201 Introduction to Sound Design
  • SNDS 212 Music for Motion Pictures
  • SNDS 223 Intermediate Sound Design
  • SNDS 225 Sound in Media
  • SNDS 314 MIDI Technologies for Sound Design
  • SNDS 316 Advanced Sound Design
  • SNDS 320 Sound Effects and Foley
  • SNDS 331 Location Sound
  • SNDS 345 Voice in Cinema
  • SNDS 400 Surround Sound
  • SNDS 440 Postproduction Sound
  • — ANIM, CHAR, DANC, DWRI, FILM, ITGM, MOME, MPRA, MUST, PREV, PROD, SFDM, SNDS, TECH, TELE, THED or VSFX elective, or CLC 580

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.
Consult your faculty adviser in selecting elective courses.
Course numbers and titles are subject to change.