Sound Design

Course Description

Covers the principles and techniques used in post-production audio recording and designing soundtracks for fiction and nonfiction media content. Includes Foley, ADR, sound effects, music and soundscapes, and mixing in ProTools.

Learning Outcomes

  • Illustrate the principles of sound design used in the creation of contemporary visual media.
  • Coordinate the preproduction, production, and postproduction processes used in the development of sound media assets used in film and video programs.
  • Implement professional techniques used in the production of sound media assets during post-production.
  • Interpret the communication objectives appropriate to the sound design of media content using oral and written responses.
  • Apply creative processes to the development of sound media assets that meet the objectives of fiction and nonfiction digital media programs.
  • Utilize audio editing software such as ProTools and Adobe Audition to generate sound media assets during digital post-production and finishing.
  • Integrate collaborative processes into the postproduction phases of digital media creation.


Students need access to a digital audio recorder, set of microphones cables and mic stands, audio software such as Protools and/or Adobe Audition and digital editing software such as Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects and an external hard drive.andlt;br /andgt;


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