Sound Design

When creativity meets innovative technology, art takes on many different shapes and forms. The Sound Design degree programs at the Academy provide you with the ideal mix of art and science to help prepare you for a career in music. Gain the skills necessary to create the overall aural concept for TV, video games, movies, and other visual media. Find your place at Academy of Art University, and bring your original music and sound designs to life.



Sound Design Degrees

Students in the Sound Design degree programs at Academy of Art are immersed in the industry of sound design for visual media. Learn to create compelling and balanced sound mixes, and how to design soundtracks which support the emotional content of the visual image. Construct effective soundtracks for different visual environments such as film, television, animation, games and commercials. In addition to obtaining key skills in advanced sound design, you will also learn how to make the correct aesthetic decisions to augment the story being told.

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Liberal Arts

The Liberal Arts Program provides students with a holistic education covering the arts, humanities, and sciences. Courses highlight connections between the subject of study and the major fields of art and design, providing context to the larger world of art and design.

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The Foundations curriculum heightens perception and understanding of visual structure through the study of drawing, modeling of form, value structure, perspective principles, color, and design theory.

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