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Recording Principles

Course Details

  What

1 Course

  Available Start Dates

Aug 5, Sep 2, Sep 30 (1 month, 100% online)


Cost to Enroll

$1,000

Payment plans available

The Recording Principles course introduces students to the theory and operation of essential audio tools ranging from microphones to mixers. Primary topics include audio basics, signal flow, basic microphone techniques, gain staging, audio processors, and basic file and session management.

Why Take This Course

  • Learn practical skills from professionals in the recording industry.
  • Explore your interest in audio creation from anywhere with online instruction.
  • Learn to use essential audio recording tools from microphones to mixers.
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Course 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
  • Zoom
  • Logic Pro

Our Instructors

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.

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About Full Sail DC3

Full Sail DC3 is a dynamic, short-form education platform that offers online courses. With the values and benefits of Full Sail University, DC3 is backed by over 45 years of experience in entertainment media and emerging technology, as well as more than a decade of experience delivering compelling online education.

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