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Film Scoring - Diploma


Catalog Year Fall 14 - Sum 15

PDM4.FILM

REQUIRED

The Film Scoring major requires the purchasing of the film scoring major
bundle, which includes specific hardware and software components that meet
the curricular, musical, and professional goals of the major. More information
can be found on Berklee's website at www.berklee.edu/computers or obtained
from the Film Scoring Department chair.
Students intending to enroll in the Film Scoring Diploma program are assumed
to advance place in core harmony and arranging upon matriculuation to the
college. Please see the Film Scoring department for guidance prior to
registration in all semesters.

SEMESTERS
Course Number
Course Title
FILM SCORING CONCENTRATE: 30 Credits Required

4
1

8
30

ISKB-211 & 212

Basic Keyboard 1 & 2

FS-221

Intensive Introduction to Film Scoring

CM-221

Techniques of Tonal Writing

CM-231

Instrumentation & Score Preparation

CP-311

Advanced Counterpoint

FS-241

Dramatic Scoring 1 (must be taken with FS-361)

FS-361

Computer/Synthesis Applications for Film Scoring (must be taken with FS-241)

FS-340

Dramatic Orchestration for Film (must be taken with FS-341)

FS-341

Dramatic Scoring 2 (must be taken with FS-340)

FS-351

Post-Romantic Scoring

FS-375

Film Music Editing 1 (must be taken with FS-441)

FS-441

Dramatic Scoring 3 (must be taken with FS-375)

FS-487

Senior Portfolio and Seminar in Film Scoring

FS-xxx

Advanced Film Scoring Elective*

2
2

Approved Specified Elective**

*Advanced Film Scoring Electives: take any FS 400 level course not already completed, except FS-495.
**Approved Specified Electives (select from the following): CM-312, CM-341, CM-342, CM-361, CM-441, COND-351, COND-361, CW-237,
CW-255, FS-271, FS-P301, FS-343, FS-371, FS-495, LHAN-312, MLAN-312, MB-201, MB-211, MP-210, PW-365, SW-345, or any advanced
film scoring elective not taken as requirement.

CORE MUSIC: 43 Credits Required


PERF 1-4

43

Performance Core (12 credits)


Private Instruction (50 minute lessons are 2 credits, 30 minute lessons are 1 credit)

Lab (ILxx course)


Ensemble (ENxx course)
Total Credits per semester**

*PW-111

*Music Application and Theory

*4

AR-111

Arranging 1

HR-112 - 212

Harmony 2 - 4

ET-111 & 112


ET 211 & 212 or
ET 231 & 232

Ear Training 1-2


Ear Training 3 & 4 or
Solfege 1 & 2

CM-211 & 212

Tonal Harmony and Composition 1 & 2

CP-210 & 215

The Art of Counterpoint 1 & 2

COND-211/216

Conducting 1

COND-217

Conducting 2 with Live Keyboard Ensemble

2
3

2
1
1

*Students intending to enroll in the Film Scoring Diploma program are assumed to advance place in core harmony and arranging upon
matriculuation to the college. Please see the Film Scoring department for guidance prior to registration in all semesters.
**Students are required to enroll in an ensemble and private instruction during their first 4 full-time semesters. Additionally, in semester 2 they
may select either a 50 minute lesson (2 credits) OR a 30 minute lesson (1 credit) with a co-requisite 1 hour lab (1 credit - ILxx course)

LIBERAL ARTS: 13 Credits Required

13

MTEC-111
LENG-111

Introduction to Music Technology


Writing and Communication

LHUM-400

Professional Development Seminar


Western European Classical Music
MHIS-P201 History of Music in the European Tradition
Contemporary Music of the African Diaspora
MHIS-241 African American Music, History, and Culture - Foundations
Music History Elective
Any MHIS course not already taken

MHIS-P20x
MHIS-P24x
MHIS-xxx

2
3
2
2
2
2

GENERAL ELECTIVES: 10 Credits Required


SEMESTER CREDIT TOTALS - - > 4

13

13

12

13

12

12

12

TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED:

10

96