A variety of learning experiences

Production Major – Music and Technology, Contemporary (year 2)

Program Details

Length: 2 years (including your core first year)

Total Credits: 72

Intake Terms: Fall

Campus: Tenth Street

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

Credential Received

Diploma in Contemporary Music and Technology - Production Major

Overview

Program Summary

The Selkirk College Music program has been preparing students for the commercial music and entertainment industry for over 30 years.
A diverse cross-section of musical styles is offered that allows students to explore the best that each genre has to offer, from rock and blues to jazz, folk and world music. Develop your skills in performance, improvisation, songwriting, composition, film scoring, recording and live sound mixing.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion students will be able to:

  • multitrack record, overdub, edit, and mix both live ensemble and electronically produced sources.
  • multitrack record, overdub, edit, and mix using complex analog and digital audio systems.
  • lead a creative project from idea inception to final delivery.
  • develop business plans.
  • evaluate audio program material.
  • make technical and aesthetic decisions based on evaluation of audio program material.

Program Admission Requirements

Academic Requirements

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Additional Requirements

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Program Courses

Once you have completed your first year courses you will need to take the following courses for your year two Composition major:

Term 3

Required second year courses

MUSC 100CMusic Forum C

1.00

MUSC 252Private Lesson III A - Non Performance Major

0.50

MUSC 258Ensemble III

2.00

MUSC 264Instrumental Lab III

1.00

MUSC 290The Business of Music

2.00

MUSC 260Mixdown and Editing

2.00

MUSC 270Recording Techniques I

3.50

MUSC 280Ear Training III

2.00

MUSC 288Advanced MIDI Applications I

2.00

MUSC 235Production Studio Management I

1.00

MUSC 245Live Sound Production I

2.00

Choose one of the following elective courses

Electives

MUSC 268Songwriting I

2.00

MUSC 274Contemporary Harmony III

2.00

MUSC 282Film Scoring I

2.00

MUSC 162Instrumental Lab I

1.00

Term 4

Required second year courses

MUSC 100DMusic Forum D

1.00

MUSC 253Private Lesson IV A

0.50

MUSC 259Ensemble IV

2.00

MUSC 265Instrumental Lab IV

1.00

MUSC 261Mixdown And Editing II

2.00

MUSC 271Recording Techniques II

2.00

MUSC 281Ear Training IV

2.00

MUSC 289Advanced MIDI Applications II

2.00

MUSC 236Production Studio Management II

1.00

MUSC 246Live Sound Production II

2.00

Choose one of the following elective courses

Electives

MUSC 268Songwriting I

2.00

MUSC 275Contemporary Harmony IV

2.00

MUSC 283Film Scoring II

2.00

MUSC 163Instrumental Lab III

1.00