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CASS 1010 College Arts Scholars Seminar (1)
Prerequisites: permission of instructor; Arts Scholars are part of a small group of undergraduate students who have direct access to the best resources in the arts at the University of Virginia including personal introductions to our most distinguished arts faculty. There is no application form; students are selected by the faculty of Studio Art, Music, Drama, and Dance based on information contained in arts supplements and applications for admission.
CASS 1011 College Arts Scholars Discussion (1)
Prerequisites: CASS 1010; CASS 1011 is a discussion course for programmatic
development, sharing ideas, and mentoring for first through fourth year Arts
Scholars. Although not a
requirement like CASS 1010, Arts Scholars are encouraged to enroll in this
discussion each spring semester during their academic career. Our goal is to create connections and
stimulate discussion between all College Arts Scholars.
DRAM 2620 Sound
Prerequisites: none, Corequisite:
DRAM 2630 (for Drama Majors); An exploration of Sound Design for Theatre and Media through discussion, construction, critical listening, and demonstration of music and sound. Download grading rubrics and instructions: Essay Criteria, Essay Rubric, Project 1-2 Requirements, Project 1 Rubric, Project 2a Rubric, Project 2b Rubric, and Blank Tracksheet.
DRAM 2630 Production
Laboratory: Sound (1)
Prerequisites: permission of instructor; Application of sound
technology in laboratory production projects. May be repeated up
to four credits.
DRAM 3640 Sound Design:
Prerequisites: DRAM 2620 or Instructor Signature; DRAM 3640 presents creative application of digital sound editing for media. Techniques investigated include editing pre-recorded music, creating realistic sound environments, representing visual art with sound, three-dimensional sound, and sound creation for video and theatre. Download grading rubrics: Project 1, Project 2, Project 3, Project 4 (Script), Project 4 (Video)
4598 Special Topics in Design Tech (1-3)
Prerequisite: Instructor permission; Intensive study of specific
topics offered to upper-level students.
DRAM 7620 Mentored Study in
Prerequisites: graduate standing M.F.A. Program or instructor permission;
A faculty-guided study in an area of sound design and/or technology not
in the established curriculum.
DRAM 365 Form is Sound (3) (Spring 2009 only)
Through instructor-guided teamwork, students
will invent a process for converting the data representing the physical
aspects of an object into its representative sound. Existing sound and image
manipulating software as well as sound equipment will be our major tools for
achieving this goal.
Click here to check out some of the student research from DRAM 365.