Students will understand:

  • The physical and psychoacoustic properties of sound.
  • The techniques of making, editing, and processing sound recordings.
  • The aesthetic contribution of sound to media.

Students will be able to:

  • Make technically competent recordings of music as well as production and post-production sound for film and television media.
  • Effectively edit and process sound for those media.
  • Create technically competent and aesthetically pleasing mixes for those media.

Students will value:

  • The transformative power of challenging and meaningful art.
  • The collaborative and rigorous nature of working in sound for music, film, and television.
  • The cultural impact and significance of this media — past, present, and future.