Theatre and Media Arts

Sound Design

Sound Design
Comprehensive course in sound design for stage: sound reinforcement; stage equipment; sound space design; collaboration techniques; preparation for work as assistant and/or full designer positions in departmental productions.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 4.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesTMA 259; or instructor's consent.
 ProgramsContaining TMA 365
Course Outcomes: 

Concept and Approach

Students will apply script analysis and the use of a director's concept in the development of an effective sound design for a production.

Communication and Collaboration

Students will demonstrate collaborative communication, both orally in a production team and artistically through the sound design and paperwork, in preparation for co-design and full sound design assignments for the Department of Theatre & Media Arts.

Professional Skills

Students will demonstrate professional sound design paperwork and use industry standard equipment to develop a sound design.


Students will produce effective materials for personal portfolios and demonstrate an ability to constructively critique other designers.