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MUS. 293 Audio for Visual Media

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Music (MUS.) Courses

Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

Using a wide-variety of sound production techniques and software tools, create a completely original soundtrack for film or video. Compose, orchestrate and arrange original music; design original sound effects; develop a personal sound library; create and record Foley and voice-overs. Make use of SMPTE and MTC to synchronize all your sound and music to picture. Analyze the narrative, spatial and emotive content of soundtracks. Examine the history of sound design through studying various media including theater, radio, film, and video games.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 40-45
  • Lab hours/semester: 24-27
  • Homework hours/semester: 80-90
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU , UC