Bachelor in Show Production

The Bachelor of Science in Show Production program at Full Sail University offers you the chance to gain the practical and technical skills needed for a career in live event production. Learn more about Full Sail University's Bachelor of Science in Show Production program here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

Full Sail University's Bachelor of Science in Show Production program is a campus-based undergraduate program that focuses on concert media design, live event production, audio and lighting systems, and audio visual technologies. You will have the opportunity to learn about show production systems, audio file management and documentation, audio measurement systems, show light engineering, and interactive audio. Additionally, you will study digital consoles, recording consoles, session recording, and critical listening. The coursework also provides information about music history, music theory, MIDI, and the music business. You will also have the opportunity to design and produce your own live multi-media concert event.

What are the Prerequisites?

To apply to the Bachelor of Science in Show Production program at Full Sail University you should have at least one letter of recommendation. You should have earned a high school diploma, be a permanent resident or U.S. citizen, and be at least 18 years old.

What are the Course Requirements?

The Bachelor of Science in Show Production program consists of 136 credits. In addition to 104 credits of major courses you also need to complete 32 credits of general education courses.

Show Production Course Requirements

Course CodeCourse Name
SHP 4935 Advanced Concert Media Design
SHP 4123 Advanced Show Production Systems
SHP 4783 Advanced Video Production
SHP 3213 Audio and Visual Technologies
REC 1801 Audio File Management and Documentation
SHP 4563 Audio Measurement Systems
REC 2803 Audio Postproduction
REC 2413 Audio Workstations
REC 2141 Audiotronics
SHP 4725 Concert Media Design
REC 2513 Critical Listening
REC 1751 Digital Audio and Theory
REC 2223 Digital Consoles
SHP 4343 Installation Technologies
REC 2623 Interactive Audio
REC 1111 Introduction to Media Arts
MUB 2011 Introduction to Music Business
SHP 2031 Introduction to Show Production Systems
TPA 3011 Lighting Concepts and Design
REC 1630 Microphones and Theory
REC 1731 MIDI
MUH 2051Music History I
MUT 1023 Music Theory
REC 2131 Principles and Applications of Electricity
MUM 2608 Recording Consoles
REC 1901 Session Recording
SHP 3633 Show Light Engineering
SHP 3423 Show Production Systems

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

The Bachelor of Science in Show Production program at Full Sail University is designed to teach you the skills necessary to pursue a career in a variety of live event production fields. Possible careers related to the Bachelor's in Show Production include:

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

Advanced Degrees

Possible careers related to the Bachelor's in Show Production include jobs in the live-event industry. However, you could also pursue a Master's of Science in Entertainment Business from Full Sail University; a master's degree could provide you with additional skills, knowledge, and career options.