MS in Cinema Production - Sound Concentration

Master of Science 2013-2014

Cinema Production


Sound Concentration

Degree Requirements
Students in this degree program must meet the following requirements:
  • Complete a minimum of 52 graduate credit hours in the designated degree program.
  • Complete all graduate courses and requirements listed in the designated degree program.
  • Earn a grade of C- or better in all courses in the designated degree program.
  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
  • Students pursuing a second (or more) graduate degree may not double count or retake any course that applied toward the completion of a prior graduate degree. If a required course in the second degree was already completed and applied toward a previous degree, the student must meet with a faculty advisor to discuss a new course to be completed and substituted in the new degree. This rule also applies to cross-listed courses, which are considered to be the same course but offered under different subjects.
  • Students pursuing a second master's degree must complete a minimum of 52* graduate credit hours beyond their first designated degree program in addition to any required introductory courses in their second designated degree program.
    *53 graduate credit hours required for MS Information Systems.

Students with a GPA of 3.9 or higher will graduate with distinction.

For DePaul's policy on repeat graduate courses and a complete list of academic policies see the DePaul Graduate Handbook in the Course Catalog.


Course Requirements

No course labeled as Introductory in any other program may be substituted for any other course at any level.

First Year
Fall Quarter
DC 409 Digital Cinema Proseminar (8 credit hours)
Winter Quarter
DC 461 Production Workshop
DC 420 Editing
Spring Quarter
DC 462 Directing Workshop
DC 415 Post-Production Sound Design
Second Year
Fall Quarter
DC 412 Scoring for Film and Video
DC 418 Advanced Dialogue Editing
1 Major Elective
Winter Quarter
DC 417 Advanced Sound Mixing
1 Major Elective
Spring Quarter
DC 419 Advanced Sound Effects Recording and Editing
DC 413 Production Sound
Major Elective Courses
Students in this program must choose any 2 DC, VFX or ANI graduate-level courses excluding DC 401, DC 423, DC 476, DC 495, DC 565, DC 566, DC 567, and DC 568.