Audio & Media Design B.F.A

Bachelor of Fine Arts - Audio & Media Design

College of the Arts and Media

Degree Specific Credits: 68

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2022-23

General Education Requirements

Information regarding these requirements can be found in the General Education Section of the catalog.

Summary

Audio Core

19

Creative Process

3

Creative Coding

9

Interdisciplinary & Interactive Arts

8

Music Foundations

4

Composition

4

Literature

3

History

3

Advanced Writing

3

Secondary Area Requirement

9

Capstone

3

Total Hours

68


Audio Core

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

JRNL 140A

Introduction to Radio/Audio Storytelling

3

MART 245

Intro to Sonic Art

3

MART 345

Sound for Film

3

MART 445

Sound for Digital Media

3

MUST 210

Sequencing, Synthesis, Sampling

2

MUST 310

Interactivity and Digital Signal Processing

2

Complete one of the following courses:

3

MART 330

Principles of Sound Design

MUSI 304A

Sound in the Natural World

THTR 365

Theatre Sound I

Total Hours

19

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Creative Process

Code

Title

Hours

Complete the following course:

MART 210

Creation of Media Story

3

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Creative Coding

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

MART 120

Creative Coding I

3

MART 220

Creative Coding II

3

MART 420

Sonic Programming

3

Total Hours

9

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Interdisciplinary & Interactive Arts

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

MART 340

Principles of Interactive Media

3

MART 440

Technology and Interactive Media Design

3

MART 410

Designing the Show

2

Total Hours

8

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Music Foundations

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

MUSI 104A

Music Fundamentals

3

MUSI 135A

Keyboard Skills I

1

Total Hours

4

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Composition

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

MUSI 180 (taken twice for a total of 4 credits)

Composition I

4

Total Hours

4

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Literature

Note: Other courses in the College of Arts and Media may satisfy the requirement.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following courses:

3

ARTH 250L

Introduction to Art Criticism

MART 101L

Intro to Media Arts

MUSI 202L

Intro to Music Literature

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


History

Note: Other courses in the College of Arts and Media may satisfy the requirement.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following courses:

3

ARTH 150H

Introduction to Art History

MART 201H

History of Digital Arts & Culture

MUSI 302H

Music History II

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Advanced Writing

Note: Other courses in the College of Arts and Media may satisfy the requirement.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following courses:

3

ARTH 350

Contemporary Art and Art Criticism

MART 450

Topics in Film/Media Studies

MUSI 415

Music 20th Century to Present

MUSI 416

Topics in Music History

MUSI 417

Cultural Studies in Music

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Secondary Area Requirement

Code

Title

Hours

Complete 9 credits within the College of the Arts & Media or a related department in a secondary area of focus. These courses are chosen in consultation with the CAM adviser and faculty mentor.

9

Suggested areas of focus:

Immersive & Interactive Media

Experimental Sound & Music

Sound for Games

Sound for Film

Coding & Development

Narrative, Storytelling, & Podcasting

Visual & Fine Arts

Business Management

Total Hours

9

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Capstone

Code

Title

Hours

Complete the following course:

MART 499

Senior Project

3

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-