Courses in Digital Audio and Music Creation for Video Games at Cogswell College

Digital Audio and Music Creation for Video Games Courses

INTERACTIVE GAME COMPOSITION

Advanced composition of videogame music. Analysis of settings, characters and gameplay for music support. Designing for adaptive evolution of musical themes. Orchestrational aspects of adaptive music. Students will score model interactive projects.

AUDIO FOR VIDEO GAMES

Design and development of audio resources for real-time interactive systems. Focus on technical aspects of audio integration into a game build. Adaptive audio techniques. Requires a collaborative project that successfully applies course concepts.

GAME AUDIO PROGRAMMING

Implementation of audio assets into a game build. Low- and high-level audio system architecture, decoding audio compression formats, adaptive audio software design, interactivity.

GAME STUDIO 1 & 2

Practical application of game audio design and techniques in a multi-disciplinary team working on an instructor-led game project. Opportunities to compose a game score, design sound effects, write, record and edit dialogue, manage audio assets and program game audio.