Full Sail University began in 1979 as a recording school. Since then, developments in the recording industry have created new opportunities to build upon the university’s foundational recording curriculum. Beyond just teaching you how to capture an artist’s sound in the studio, Full Sail University’s Recording Arts curriculum encompasses analog and digital recording, live music production, and audio postproduction for film, television, and video games. From acoustic principles, amplification technology, and signal flow to interactive audio, sequencing techniques, and sound-effect design, this program covers the many different procedures, formats, and applications found in the recording arts world. By working with the same gear found in some of the finest professional studios, you will gain the confidence and skills needed to succeed in these environments after graduation.
Bachelor's Objective The goal of the Recording Arts Bachelor of Science degree program is to provide you with the focused skills and knowledge of audio engineering needed to qualify for entry-level industry positions as recording engineers, mix engineers, postproduction and game audio engineers, digital audio workstation operators and programmers, music/effects/dialogue editors, live-production engineers, and a variety of other positions in the audio industry.In addition to 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. In addition to music production skills and techniques, you will also learn physical science, professional writing, critical listening, art history, and how to prepare yourself for the music industry.
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