Available Start Dates
Oct 23, Nov 20, Jan 8 (1 month, 100% online)
Cost to Enroll
Payment plans available
The Principles of Music course explores harmony, melody, rhythm, and form with an introduction to the musical keyboard and ear training. Relevant musical structures will be examined and discussed in the context of popular music using common industry terms.
Who This Is For
This course is intended for students with some level of existing audio knowledge and home studio gear.
Why Take This Course
- Build a strong foundation in what it takes to create music.
- Refine your ability to hear, identify, and understand critical musical elements.
- Get familiar with audio industry terminology and musical structures.
What You’ll Need
Basic computer skills
Familiarity with Apple computers
An Apple laptop or desktop computer less than 3 years old
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
- Logic Pro
All courses at Full Sail DC3 are taught by expert, responsive 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