With the music industry’s growing use of the Internet and the collaborative aspects of the music production environment, the demand for original music content has increased. Full Sail University’s Music Production curriculum encompasses music theory and composition, digital recording, and music production. Whether you’re a novice or a veteran musician, this degree program provides you with a formal education that can help prepare you for a variety of career paths in the world of music creation and production. From digital audio principles, digital workstation technology, and digital signal flow to advanced audio production and engineering techniques, music theory, and music history, the curriculum covers many different procedures and applications found in the music production world. Through coursework utilizing a personal production studio consisting of a laptop computer and a variety of professional audio-software programs, you will gain the confidence and skills to help you succeed in a variety of music production environments after graduation. In addition to music production skills and techniques, you will also develop communication and critical-thinking skills while taking courses in physics, cultural studies, and professional writing.
Bachelor's Objective Our goal is to provide you with the focused knowledge and understanding of music production technology and concepts needed to qualify for entry-level industry positions as multimedia music composers and producers, audio and sound-effects technicians, music supervisors, music editors, project-studio engineers, beat programmers, music arrangers, songwriters, digital-music recording engineers, postproduction audio engineers, MIDI/digital audio workstation operators and programmers, and a variety of other positions in the audio and entertainment industries. In addition to gaining technical proficiency and creative development, your education will help you develop critical-thinking, problem-solving, and analytical skills that contribute to lifelong learning, providing you with tools to help sustain a long and productive professional career in the entertainment and media industries.
Note: Some specific courses may be offered online. Please see course descriptions for details.