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Music and Technology - Contemporary - Advanced Diploma

Program Details

Length: 1 year

Total Credits: 30

Intake Terms: Fall

Campus: Tenth Street

Student Loans: This program is eligible for Student Loans - details here

Credential Received

Advanced Diploma in Contemporary Music and Technology

Overview

Program Summary

This is the third year option for the Music and Technology Program

Program Admission Requirements

Academic Requirements

In addition to meeting the general admission requirements to Selkirk College, as outlined in Policy 8611 Admissions 5.1; applicants to the Advanced Diploma in Contemporary Music and Technology program must meet the following requirements to be considered fully-qualified:

Additional Requirements

(Selkirk College Graduates)

a) Applicants must be graduates of the Selkirk College Contemporary Music and Technology Program or have comparable (2 years) music education credits from another institution.

(Non-Selkirk Graduates)

a) for advanced technology courses (MUSC 235, 236, 245, 246, 260, 261, 288, 289, 270, 271, as well as Filmscoring I and II) students that have not attended the Selkirk Music Program must demonstrate competency with digital audio software. The Music Program currently uses Pro Tools digital audio software.
b) for performance based courses (MUSC 250, 251, 252, 253, 258, 259) students must demonstrate competency by supplying a recording or video that clearly demonstrates their ability on their instrument.

Completed applications (except for the audition) are recommended to be submitted to the Registrar’s office up to a year in advance but as late as by April 30th prior to the start of the next intake of the program. Applications may be accepted after this date with permission of the school chair. Courses and private lessons have limited space available so preference will be given to those that apply early.

Private Lesson Eligibility
Students entering the Post-Graduate Diploma may apply for 1 or more Private Lessons. These will be considered on an individual basis according to student need and the availability of department resources.

Graduation and Promotion

In order to receive your credential in your program you must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.00.

Program Courses

Term 1

Required Courses

MUSC297Capstone I

4.00

Elective Courses

Choose a minimum of 12 credits from the following elective courses:
MUSC162Instrumental Lab I

1.00

 

MUSC250Private Lesson III

1.00

Or

MUSC252Private Lesson III A - Non Performance Major

0.50

 

MUSC235Production Studio Management I

1.00

MUSC245Live Sound Production I

2.00

MUSC258Ensemble III

2.00

MUSC260Mixdown and Editing

2.00

MUSC268Songwriting I

2.00

MUSC270Recording Techniques I

3.50

MUSC272Improvisation I

2.00

MUSC274Contemporary Harmony III

2.00

MUSC282Film Scoring I

2.00

MUSC288Advanced MIDI Applications I

2.00

MUSC290The Business of Music

2.00

Term 2

Required Courses

MUSC298Capstone II

4.00

Elective Courses

Choose a minimum of 12 credits from the following elective courses:
MUSC236Production Studio Management II

1.00

MUSC246Live Sound Production II

2.00

 

MUSC251Private Lesson IV

1.00

Or

MUSC253Private Lesson IV A

0.50

 

MUSC259Ensemble IV

2.00

MUSC261Mixdown And Editing II

2.00

MUSC269Songwriting II

2.00

MUSC271Recording Techniques II

2.00

MUSC273Advanced Improvisation II

2.00

MUSC275Contemporary Harmony IV

2.00

MUSC283Film Scoring II

2.00

MUSC289Advanced MIDI Applications II

2.00