Sonic Arts Specialization

The Sonic Arts specialization is an optional addition to your Broadcast Media Production major. The important skills you develop through the Sonic Arts specialization sequence of courses will give you a tremendous advantage in the marketplace when you begin your job search—this highly specialized skillset is in demand for creating today's broadcast, video and streaming media professionals.

  • Learn the fundamentals of music and how to create it on the computer using digital tools.
  • Gain a solid understanding of digital audio recording and editing techniques for persuasion, information and entertainment, as well as the experience you need to be proficient in technical aspects of sound and music production, such as signal flows, mixing, mastering, compression, asset management and online delivery.
  • Delve into creating sounds using current industry standard synthesizers by working at digital audio workstations to record and organize synthesized sounds and explore the vast array of electronic effects in Apple Logic.
  • Courses toward the end of the specialization sequence will have a specific emphasis on the creative and artistic approaches to sound design.



Select three additional to complete the specialization: