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Radio-Audio | RTD | SIU

Radio-Audio

Students develop their creative talents through course work in critical listening while they master the art and science of recorded sound.  Courses are taught from a wide variety of professional, artistic and historical viewpoints, and include sound art, professional music industries, sound design for moving image, audio engineering, radio broadcasting and documentary radio production.

With the aid of our talented faculty, students learn to create and exhibit their projects produced in our custom sound studios.  Our studios feature both analog and digital platforms including Pro Tools HD surround mixing facility, a 32 channel analog studio with complete outboard processing and a professional microphone collection.

Required courses:

  • RTD 3__ - (approved 300 level)
  • RTD 3__ - (approved 300 level)
  • RTD 3__ - (approved 300 level)
  • RTD 4__ - (approved 400 level)
  • PLUS: 9 HOURS OF RTD ELECTIVES

Courses offered in this Specialization:

  • RTD 361 - Sound Mix in Popular Culture
  • RTD 362i - Sound Art and Practice
  • RTD 363 – Radio & Audio Production
  • RTD 374 – Entertainment Industry – Nashville
  • RTD 375 – Intro to Audio Engineering
  • RTD 376 – Advanced Audio Engineering
  • RTD 463 – Sound Art Practice II
  • RTD 476 – Creative Audio Producing
  • RTD 496 – Sound and Moving Image