WINTER PARK, FL, May 20, 2009 – Full Sail University (www.fullsail.edu), an award-winning entertainment media institution near Orlando, FL, is proud to announce the expansion of their Show Production Associate’s Program into a redesigned Show Production Bachelor of Science Degree Program in July 2009.
The new 21-month Show Production Bachelor’s Degree offers students the real world education that has defined Full Sail for the past 30 years as an educational leader in the entertainment industry. The Bachelor’s Degree is built on the foundation of the Associate’s Degree and offers students a redesigned and more comprehensive curriculum that addresses the educational needs of future production professionals, as well as prepares students for a career in the evolving entertainment industry.
The new courses in the Show Production Degree Program further offers students an increased focus on the live event, live audio technology and concert media design industry, and will help to develop the creativity of the students when designing audio and lighting rigs, as well as expand on the knowledge of concert visual media servers and concert video production.
“Students of the new degree will master the complete live experience, from the latest in moving light technologies, audio systems, digital audio recording, HD video, and lighting technology,” said Dana Roun, Full Sail University Director of Audio Programs. “Being able to develop such an immersive program that uses both audio and visual design technology will prepare students for this dynamic industry.”
About Full Sail University:
Since 1979, Full Sail University, located outside of Orlando, FL, has been an innovative educational leader for those pursuing careers in the entertainment industry. With over 32,000 alumni, graduate credits include work on OSCAR®, Emmy® and GRAMMY®-winning projects, best-selling video games, and the #1 grossing U.S. concert tours. Full Sail’s 190-acre campus and online education platform proudly welcomes over 7,000 students from 50 states and 65 countries.
Full Sail currently offers a total of 23 degree programs including: Associate of Science Degree in Graphic Design; Bachelor of Science Degrees offered in Computer Animation, Digital Arts & Design, Entertainment Business, Film, Game Art, Game Development, Graphic Design, Internet Marketing, Music Business, Recording Arts, Show Production and Web Design & Development; and Master of Science Degrees in Education Media Design & Technology, Game Design, Entertainment Business, and Internet Marketing; and a Master of Fine Art in Media Design.
Full Sail was most recently named the 2008 “School/College of the Year” by the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges. The university has also been previously named: The Harvard of Game Schools by Tips & Tricks Magazine; one of the top three New Media Schools by Shift Magazine (alongside the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and New York University); one of the Top Five Game Degree Programs in the world by Electronic Gaming Monthly; one of the Best Music Programs in the country by Rolling Stone Magazine; one of the Best Music Business Departments in the Schools That Rock: The Rolling Stone College Guide; and one of the Best Film Programs in the country by UNleashed Magazine.
For more information about Full Sail, please visit www.fullsail.edu.