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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.

One of the Best Music Schools
In Tune Monthly - 2018, 2021

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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.

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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Academic Advantage Scholarship

Qualified campus students can receive up to $15,000 with the Academic Advantage Scholarship. Financial aid available to those who qualify.

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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.

Included 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)
  • Chop Shop FX (Download)
  • 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
  • Slate Digital Plugins (Download)
  • StageMaster 25ft XLR Microphone Cable

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.

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Real-World Experience

Full Sail's relationships in the world of entertainment and media have led to a variety of unique opportunities for students.

The Full Sail Advantage

Full Sail has a different approach to education, and the way we do things has multiple benefits to our students.

Alumni Success

We’re proud of our global network of accomplished graduates, and the way they give back to students.

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.