Course Stack Details
Courses cover the principles of music and recording, sequencing technology, and an overview of audio workstations.
Available Start Dates
Mar 4, Apr 8, May 6 (4 months, 100% online)
Cost to Enroll
Payment plans available
Learn important skills in audio creation quickly in this four-month program. This course stack, taught by pros in the industry, covers the basics of operating audio tools and familiarizes you with common music industry terms. You’ll explore how sequencing technology is used in music production, live performances, and studios, as well as how to create music using digital audio workstations.
Who This Is For
Students looking for a fast and focused introduction to independent audio creation and recording industry processes. This course stack is intended for students with some level of existing audio knowledge and home studio gear.
What You'll Learn
- How to use essential audio recording tools from microphones to mixers.
- The various uses of MIDI-based hardware and software and its impact on the modern recording studio environment.
- How to use industry-standard digital audio workstations.
Course Stack Prerequisites
What You’ll Need
Basic computer skills
Familiarity with Apple computers
An Apple laptop or desktop computer less than 3 years old
An audio interface supporting microphone input, such as the Focusrite Scarlett 2i2
A dynamic or condenser microphone, such as the Shure SM57 or Audio-Technica AT2035
USB MIDI keyboard for musical entry, such as the Novation LaunchKey 25
High-quality headphones (not earbuds), such as the Sennheiser HD280
What You’ll Receive
All students will receive temporary licenses for:
- Microsoft 365
- Avid Pro Tools
- Logic Pro
All courses at Full Sail DC3 are taught by expert, engaged educators who have years of experience in their subject. They bring a deep knowledge of industry best practices and workflows and share it with you, to support your education and help move you along your learning path.
About Full Sail DC3
Full Sail DC3 is a dynamic, short-form education platform that offers online courses and accredited certifications. With the values and benefits of Full Sail University, DC3 is backed by over 40 years of experience in entertainment media and emerging technology, as well as more than a decade of experience delivering compelling online education.Learn More About DC3