Sound Design Minor
The minor in sound design allows students to study and create work in sound as it relates to film/video, new media, theatre, radio, and installation/exhibition projects. The minor draws on courses offered through the School of Communication, Bienen School of Music, and Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences. The minor is open to all Northwestern undergraduate students.
Minor Requirements (6 units)
All courses for SoC majors, minors and distribution requirements must be completed with a grade of C- or higher and may not be taken P/N.
Selected, in any combination, from:
Course List Course Title Topics in Sound (topics may include advanced audio postproduction; sound design for horror, comedy, or the web; advanced Foley) Introduction to Sound Production Introduction to Sound Postproduction Symposium: Issues in RTVF (history and aesthetics of sound design) Independent Study
Course List Course Title THEATRE 223-0 Theatre Sound THEATRE 323-0 Advanced Theatre Sound
Course List Course Title MUS_TECH 321-0 Producing in the Virtual Studio MUS_TECH 335-0 Selected Topics (topics may include recording and basic audio; studio techniques for electroacoustic music) MUS_TECH 340-0 Composing With Computers MUS_TECH 342-1
& MUS_TECH 342-2
Computer Sound Synthesis I
and Computer Sound Synthesis II