Full Sail University

Recording Arts

Bachelor of Science
Degree Overview

If you’re dreaming of pursuing a career in recording, you’re in good company. Full Sail began as a recording school back in 1979, and in the years since, has built extensively upon its foundational curriculum.

From live music production to audio postproduction for film, television, and video games, you’ll cover a wide array of procedures and applications – all while working with the same gear found in professional studios.

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Course Highlights
  • Critical Listening - This course focuses on developing critical-listening skills from an engineering perspective and presents students with recorded music from studio sessions, live concert material, and audio postproduction mixes as the subject of analysis.
  • Audio Postproduction ‐ This course provides students with an overview of production sound and audio postproduction sound design for film and television.
  • Mixing Techniques - This course explores the use of audio processors and mixers to shape high-quality mixes, building on the students’ gear knowledge and listening skills.
Creative Minds Scholarship

Eligible participants may receive up to $25,000 toward the tuition of Full Sail University’s campus-based degree programs.

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The Full Sail Advantage

Our approach to education is unique – including monthly start dates, locked tuition rates, and degrees that take half the time of traditional schools.

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Full Sail’s Project LaunchBox™

Project LaunchBox™ is a Full Sail program that provides students with powerful technology to help create projects. All of your files, multimedia creations, and coursework are at your fingertips 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Request more information about this program.

Components
  • Apple MacBook Pro
  • 3-yr Applecare Extended Warranty
  • LoJack - Theft Prevention 3-yr Subscription
  • Microsoft Office 365
  • Belkin USB-C to Ethernet Adapter
  • Belkin 4-port USB Hub (Powered)
  • Auralia (Download)
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Focusrite Scarlett 2i2
  • iLok USB Dongle
  • Logic Pro
  • Musition (Download)
  • On-Stage Stands - Desktop Microphone Stand
  • Pro Tools (Download)
  • Sennheiser E835-N Microphone
  • Sennheiser HD280 PRO Headphone
  • StageMaster 25ft XLR Microphone Cable
  • Slate Digital Plugins (Download)

Pricing and package specifications are subject to change. Some Project LaunchBox™ components are distributed during students' second year; some Project LaunchBox™ components are downloadable items.

Legendary Engineer and Audio Mixer Bob Clearmountain Visits Campus

Over the last 40 years, Bob has worked with artists like Bruce Springsteen, The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, and Bryan Adams.

Grads Receive Top Honors at the Golden Reel and Cinema Audio Society Awards

Multiple grads took home awards for achievements in sound mixing.

18th Annual Latin GRAMMYs

16 Full Sail grads were credited on 16 nominated projects.

Whether you’re ready to apply or want to request more information about how to get started on your Full Sail University journey, our Admissions section has details on application requirements, tuition, and scholarships.

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