AMPT   401. Listen and Capture. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 2 lecture and 3 studio hours. 3 credits. Foundational studio course in audio production that covers acoustics, audio physics and history, and equipment and technologies used in recording and editing.

AMPT   402. Editorial Storytelling. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 2 lecture and 3 studio hours. 3 credits. Introductory studio course on motion visual editing techniques, exploring non-linear editing software, film editing history, color techniques, and basic visual effects including animation.

AMPT   403. Emerging Digital Cinema. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 2 lecture and 3 studio hours. 3 credits. Studio course that explores how traditional film and video production has been transformed by new technologies, including DSLR and high resolution RED cameras, teleprompting, green screen techniques.

AMPT   404. Script. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 2 lecture and 3 studio hours. 3 credits. Studio course on screen writing and story development, exploring traditional linear and non-linear plot development.

AMPT   422. Audio for Gaming. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 2 lecture and 3 studio hours. 3 credits. Studio course that focuses on proper recording and formatting of music and sound effects within the context of video game production.

AMPT   423. Motion Graphics. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 2 lecture and 3 studio hours. 3 credits. Studio course that focuses on visual effects including titles, preparing clips for a video editor, and generating computer based animation.

AMPT   424. Music Production Techniques. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 2 lecture and 3 studio hours. 3 credits. Studio course that explores music production for modern styles of popular and alternative acoustic music, particularly virtual instruments, loops and vocal production techniques.

AMPT   425. Light. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 2 lecture and 3 studio hours. 3 credits. Studio course that examines lighting requirements for digital media, exploring lighting design and techniques in the context of video production.

AMPT   426. Foley and Sound Design. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 2 lecture and 3 studio hours. 3 credits. Studio course that explores adding sound created by actors and audio engineers to picture, focusing on the use of both traditional techniques and current digital audio workstation software.

AMPT   495. Sound Manipulation. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 2 lecture and 3 studio hours. 3 credits. Prerequisite: AMPT   401. Studio course that focuses on the live audio recording process, covering sound design, foley techniques, and use and maintenance of relevant sound equipment.

AMPT   496. Finishing the Story. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 2 lecture and 3 studio hours. 3 credits. Prerequisite: AMPT   402. Studio course that expands on the concepts previously covered in prerequisite course for students concentrating in video post-production, further exploring the technology of high-definition and digital cinema.

AMPT   497. Mastering Digital Cinema. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 2 lecture and 3 studio hours. 3 credits. Prerequisite: AMPT   403. Studio course that builds on concepts explored in prerequisite course for students in the production concentration, further exploring how traditional film and video production has been transformed by new technologies.