Game Audio

Game Audio is Becker College’s newest concentration within its Interactive Media Design degree program. The topic of ‘game audio’ and it’s many sub-categories (such as recording, mixing, sound-effects production, music composition, and game implementation) are important facets within the interactive media industry. Every game has sound in it in some form, and most game teams and companies have people dedicated to focusing on audio elements. The industry recognizes that audio work is a profession, and that there are special skill sets that should be developed. Our audio curriculum has been designed to meet a myriad of these needs, while firmly grounding these skills within the paradigm of a holistic game design education.

Game Audio


Freshman Year

Fall Semester

Course NameNumberCredits
Managing Transitions: Change as a Norm CORE1001 3
Introduction to Psychology PSYC1001 3
Math Elective 3
History of Game Development GAME1001 3
Digital Audio Production GAME2701 3

Spring Semester

Course NameNumberCredits
The New Normal: Exploring Unstructured Problems CORE-ENGL 3
General Education Elective 3
Introduction to Game Design GAME1120 3
Digital Music Studio GAME2702 3
Interactive Media Elective 3

Credits Total: 30

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

Course NameNumberCredits
Game Studio GAME3900 3
Writing About Literature ENGL1003 3
Game Pitch and Design Documents GAME2001 3
Or Interactive Media Elective
Music Theory GAME2703 3
Or Synthesis and Sampling GAME3702
Interactive Media Elective 3

Spring Semester

Course NameNumberCredits
Game Studio GAME3900 3
Developing an Entrepreneurial Mindset CORE3100 3
Intermediate Game Development GAME2120 3
Music Composition for Games GAME3701 3
Or Foley and Field Recording GAME3010
Open Elective 3

Credits Total: 30

Junior Year

Fall Semester

Course NameNumberCredits
Game Studio GAME3900 3
Game Industry Trends GAME3001 3
Or Interactive Media Elective
Game Audio 1 GAME3020 3
General Education Elective 3
Science Elective w/ Lab 4

Spring Semester

Course NameNumberCredits
Game Studio GAME3900 3
Serious Game Project GAME3902 3
Career Internship GAME4300 3
Or Interactive Media Elective
Interactive Media Elective 3
Social Science Elective 3

Credits Total: 31

Senior Year

Fall Semester

Course NameNumberCredits
Game Studio GAME3900 3
Interactive Media Elective 3
Interactive Media Elective 3
Humanities and Fine Arts Elective 3
Open Elective 3

Spring Semester

Course NameNumberCredits
Game Studio GAME3900 3
Portfolio GAME4610 3
Humanities and Fine Arts Elective 3
General Education Elective 3
Interactive Media Elective 3

Credits Total: 30