Senior Capstone Project--Sound Design


Create a proposal in conjunction with your faculty advisor for submission to the department committee by mid-semester the semester before you plan to execute your Senior Project. Your proposal must include:

  • Title of work and author.
  • A brief statement on why this project should be your capstone project.
  • Project deadlines (Consult the Department Production Calendar)
  • An up-to-date resume.
  • Current GPA.

Production Requirements

Upon approval of the Senior Capstone Project, the student is expected to fulfill all standard production requirements as expected of any designer, including but not limited to:

  • Work with faculty advisor on regularly scheduled basis.
  • Participate in all production meetings.
  • Participate in strike.

Portfolio Requirements

Following completion of the design assignment, submit a completed designer portfolio package. This package will include:

  • Statement of Purpose
  • Design Analysis
  • Sound Cue Synopsis
  • Sound Plot
  • Production Cue Sheets
  • Shop Order
  • Representative cues from the production
  • All materials will be portfolio quality and will not be returned.


After the advisor has approved the designer portfolio, the student designer will formally present his/her portfolio to the department committee. The committee will confer with the advisor and a grade will be assigned. Your advisor will communicate the grade as soon as possible.