This is your time — experience it all
Cutting-edge resources. Connected faculty. Celebrated guests and world-renowned events. As a sound design student at SCAD, you can capitalize on every opportunity to get the most out of your student experience.
Spaces packed with professional equipment
We've invested more than $1 million in our custom-built sound design facilities to mirror the real-world environment you'll work in as a professional. You will have full access to state-of-the-art equipment in Hamilton Hall, Crites Hall and Savannah Film Studios. Our numerous performance stages around town will also give you hands-on experience with sound management and live recordings.
Premium tools always at your fingertips:
- Pro Tools HD Native Rigs with artist mixers: eight for editorial and sound art, four in edit suites, three in the ADR/voice-over suites
- 10 field SFX recording kits and 10 mid-level production mixing kits using Sound Device 722 recorders
- 11 high-end field recording kits including Sound Device 788T and Zaxcom Maxx recorders, an articulating boom pole, and three wireless microphones
- Classroom workstations with Pro Tools 10/11 and Waves Gold
- Music production software and plug-ins
Earn your certifications
SCAD offers the highest levels of Pro Tools and Sibelius certification to help our students and industry professionals demonstrate their expertise with Avid software. Stand out from the professional crowd by taking advantage of these opportunities to validate your skills with these powerful, industry-standard tools.
Discover your niche
Capitalize on our diverse elective offerings to focus on the specific areas of sound design that appeal to you most. Sound Art, Modular Synthesis and Audiovisual Synthesis courses lean toward the experimental — Recording I and II toward music production. Theater enthusiasts can take Advanced Production Audio and Recording II, while Modular Synthesis and Game Audio are options for game-makers.
Build your experience and your connections
While studying sound design at SCAD, you'll have the opportunity to network with fellow students and like-minded creatives through organizations like SCAD Radio and the Professional Audio Student Organization (PASO). These groups enable you to grow professionally and academically in the art of sound by exposing you to real-world production work, organized events and discussions with industry professionals.
Savannah Film Festival
Sit back with more than 40,000 guests who attend the eight-day Savannah Film Festival and benefit from film screenings, workshops, celebrity panels and lectures. It's the perfect way to get your creative juices flowing.
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Make your SCAD experience even more unforgettable
We encourage students to take a quarter abroad at one of our international locations as a means of gaining cultural perspective, adding a worldly dimension to their résumés, and drawing inspiration from the sights, sounds and characters of an entirely new setting.
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Take the first step to becoming a sound designer
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