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BS in Show Production

Students enrolled in Full Sail University's Bachelor of Science in Show Production program have the opportunity to learn techniques for producing a concert, play, or other event. Learn more about Full Sail University's BS in Show Production here.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Science in Show Production

School Offering Program:

Full Sail University

Degree Level:

Bachelor of Science

Program Description:

Full Sail University's Bachelor of Science in Show Production is designed to cover four focus areas: concert media design, audio and lighting systems, live event production, and AV techniques. The program combines hands-on experiences with technical instruction. Students learn how to set up and design audio, visual, and lighting systems and how to use professional digital consoles. Courses in music history and theory are designed to provide students with a further understanding of music.

Learning Format:


Program Length/Total Credits Required:

136 credits.

Financial Aid Available:

Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Aid opportunities include federal grants; military aid; and federal, state, and private lending programs.

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Required Courses for a Bachelor of Science in Show Production:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Full Sail University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Show Production

  • MUB 2011: Introduction to Music Business (2.13 credits)
  • MUB 2051: Music History I (2.13 credits)
  • MUM 2608: Recording Consoles (4.27 credits)
  • MUT 1023: Music Theory (2.93 credits)
  • REC 1111: Introduction to Media Arts (4.27 credits)
  • REC 1630: Microphones and Theory (3.2 credits)
  • REC 1731: MIDI (4.27 credits)
  • REC 1751: Digital Audio and Theory (3.2 credits)
  • REC 1801: Audio File Management and Documentation (2.93 credits)
  • REC 1901: Session Recording (4.8 credits)
  • REC 2131: Principles and Applications of Electricity (2.67 credits)
  • REC 2141: Audiotronics (3.2 credits)
  • REC 2223: Digital Consoles (4.27 credits)
  • REC 2413: Audio Workstations (4.27 credits)
  • REC 2513: Critical Listening (2.67 credits)
  • REC 2623: Interactive Audio (3.73 credits)
  • REC 2803: Audio Postproduction (4.8 credits)
  • SHP 2031: Introduction to Show Production Systems (4.27 credits)
  • SHP 3213: Audio and Visual Technologies (4.8 credits)
  • SHP 3423: Show Production Systems (4.8 credits)
  • SHP 3633: Show Light Engineering (4.8 credits)
  • SHP 4123: Advanced Show Production Systems (4.8 credits)
  • SHP 4725: Concert Media Design (2.13 credits)
  • SHP 4783: Advanced Video Production (4.8 credits)
  • SHP 4935: Advanced Concert Media Design (2.13 credits)
  • TPA 3011: Lighting Concepts and Design (3.73 credits)

General Education

  • CGS 1000: Computer Science and Internet (4 credits)
  • CLP 1006: Behavioral Science (4 credits)
  • COM 3109: Professional Communication and Presentation (4 credits)
  • ENC 1101: English Composition (4 credits)
  • ENC 326: Professional Writing (4 credits)
  • MGF 1213: College Mathematics (4 credits)
  • PHY 1000: Fundamentals of Physics (4 credits)

Post Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Graduates of Full Sail University's BS in Show Production program could pursue master's degrees like a Master of Science in Entertainment Business in order to learn about other aspects of show business. Earning a master's degree could qualify graduates to pursue upper-level positions or to form their own production companies.

Career Paths:

After completing Full Sail University's BS in Show Production, graduates could pursue positions with entertainment venues and media companies. As recent graduates, they could start out as technicians or assistants. As they gain experience and network with professionals, they could rise to positions with greater responsibility.

Possible careers related to the Bachelor' sin Show Production include:

  • Front of House Engineer
  • Monitor Engineer
  • Lighting System Technician
  • Sound System Technician
  • Stage Manager
  • Acoustic Analysis Engineer

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